SSC conduct the examination for SSC CHSL in a three-tier form which is known as SSC CHSL Tier 1, SSC CHSL Tier 2 and SSC CHSL Tier 3. SSC CHSL Tier is a computer-based examination and online mode examination. In SSC CHSL Tier 1 examination questions are asked from four subject Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence/Reasoning, General English and General Knowledge. In this article, we will discuss the syllabus and best method for preparation of general English for SSC CHSL.
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Spotting ErrorsQuestions based on spotting errors are given in a sentence which is divided into three parts (a), (b) and (c). The aspirant has to select the part from which there is an error. If there is no error in the sentence then part (d) given with 'no errors' is to be selected.
Sentence ImprovementA sentence is given in questions based on sentence improvement. In this sentence, a part is given by bold, italic or underline. There are some errors in this part. This error can be idiomatic or grammatical. Your part is to make the substitute in the sentence right from the options given in the answer. If the sentence is correct i.e. the substitution is not needed, then your answer will require no improvement or no correction. The main purpose of this type of question is to check the grammatical knowledge of the aspirants.
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VoiceIn the questions based on voice, a sentence is given in the active/passive voice. Under this sentence, four options are given. The aspirant has to select the option from these options which correctly passive/active voice expresses the given sentence.
Direct And Indirect SpeechOne sentence in Direct and Indirect Speech questions is given in Direct / Indirect Speech. Under this sentence, four options are given. Out of these options, aspirants have to select the option which expresses the given sentences in the appropriate way in the indirect/direct speech.
Idioms And PhrasesQuestions based on Idioms and Phrases are usually asked in two types. The first type of questions are given in a sentence using idiom/phrase and this part is given in underline, bold or italics. aspirants have to select the appropriate meaning from the given options for this Idiom / Phrase. In the second type of questions only Idiom / Phrase is given as a question and the aspirant has to choose the appropriate meaning from the given options.
IdiomThe group of words which have a special meaning that differ from the meaning of the words used in them is called Idiom.
PhraseA group of words that provide a special or definite meaning when used together is called a Phrase.
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SynonymsQuestions based on synonyms are usually asked in two types. In the first type of questions, a word is given in the form of a question. The aspirant has to select the appropriate synonym from the four options given for this word. In another type, in one sentence, one word is given in bold, italics or underline. The candidate has to choose the appropriate synonym for this term from the given options.
SynonymsSynonyms are those words which are synonymous with each other. I mean that words which are exactly alike are called synonym.
AntonymsQuestions based on Antonyms are usually asked in two types. In the first type of questions, one word is given as a question. Aspirants have to choose suitable Antonym from the four options given for this word. In the second type of questions, one sentence is given in bold, italics or underline. The four options are given to the aspirants to select appropriate Antonym for this term.
AntonymsAntonyms are those words which are the opposite of each other, i.e. words that have the opposite meaning are called antonyms.
One Word SubstitutionIn Questions based on One Word Substitution, a set of sentences or words is given and four words are given as options. The aspirant has to select the word from these options which can be used in place of a given sentence or word group.
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Spelling TestThe questions based on the Spelling Test are usually asked in two types. In the first type of questions four words are given, only one word is spelled correctly. Candidates have to select the word spelled correctly from these words.In the second type of question , four words are given only one word is wrongly spelled. Candidate has to select the wrongly spelled word from these words.
Sentence CompletionA sentence is given in questions based on Sentence Completion. In this sentence, a blank space (.......) is given. Choosing a suitable option from the given options for space is to make Grammatically correct and meaningful.
Rearrangement Of Sentences / WordsIn a question based on Reanangement of Sentences / Words, a paragraph or sentence is divided into some parts. These parts are given in sequence in order not to be given in sequence. The candidate has to construct a meaningful sentence or passage by putting these parts in a systematic order.
Cloze TestQuestions based on the Cloze Test include a passage in which there are few blank spaces. A few words are given below the passage for each space. Candidates have to select appropriate words for each of the given options.
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