ISBN-13: 978-1-873385-29-6
ISBN-10: 1873385293

This "How to do Verbal Reasoning" book explains the skills and techniques needed to improve a child's ability at Verbal Reasoning. 18 different types of question are explained in child-friendly words. These are similar questions to those found in 11+ exams set throughout the country. It contains questions similar to those used in the CEM exam.

This book has been written by an experienced eleven plus tutor who has used this method for many years to explain Verbal Reasoning questions to his pupils.

The book is a useful introduction to the types of questions contained in the Learning Together Verbal Reasoning books.

A Step by Step Guide

Different types of Verbal Reasoning questions are explained in a simple “Step by Step” manner making this book very suitable for parents to use at home.

Each question type is dealt with in a separate unit and  each unit has two sections:

The INTRODUCTION with a worked example and Step-by-Step instructions.

The EXERCISE that follows has Verbal Reasoning questions with additional “Hints” for extra help.

A detachable answer sheet and score sheet to monitor progress are provided at the back of the book.

This Verbal Reasoning guide provides a suitable introduction to the VR questions often used in 11+ examinations or grammar school selection tests. Working systemically through the book will increase the ability of any child to tackle the 11+ examinations and your child will be better prepared to attempt any Verbal Reasoning questions that they might be asked. These tests may vary depending on the Local Education Authority or school.


As with other Learning Together titles in both Verbal Reasoning and Non Verbal Reasoning the introductory advice contained in this Step by Step Verbal Reasoning Book encourages the involvement of parents to explain the answers to the child. Parental support is crucial to a child’s success in their schoolwork. Preparing for the 11 plus exam is no different.

How to do 11+ Verbal Reasoning - Step by Step Guide

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  • At a glance

    • Ideal for parents preparing their own child for the 11 plus. 

    • Clear explanations with worked examples and follow-up practice. 

    • Improve your child's skills and techniques in Verbal Reasoning.

    • Covers 18 different 11plus Verbal Reasoning question types. (Detachable answers included.)

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