Category Archives: Verbal Reasoning

Advent Calendar Day 19: When Christmas Came Early (Verbal Reasoning)

On the 17th day of Better Tuition’s winter activity advent calendar, we have a fun Verbal Reasoning challenge. Verbal Reasoning can really help attune the brain to paying attention to detail.  In particular you will want to hone your verbal reasoning skills if you … Continue reading

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Advent Activity Calendar – Day Ten: Verbal Reasoning Cloze

Welcome to Day Ten of our Advent Activity Calendar.  Today we have a Verbal Reasoning Cloze activity for you. Choose the best word to fill in the gaps. Cloze activities enhance and assess vocabulary and comprehension.  They also feature in … Continue reading

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Advent Activity Calendar Day 5: Santa’s Verbal Reasoning Challenge

Santa loves our Better Tuition advent calendar so much he has created a fun Verbal Reasoning challenge for all those year five students who are busily preparing for Trafford’s Entrance Exams. Each Christmas Eve, Santa’s elves must prepare the reindeer for the night to come.  Santa is very particular about the order … Continue reading

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Free and Low-Cost Downloads from Better Tuition

We have recently updated our download store so that it’s even more straightforward to use. If you haven’t visited it yet, do take a look: you will find FREE practice entrance exam/ 11 plus papers, covering maths, English, verbal and … Continue reading

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Better Tuition Vocabulary and Proof Reading Workbooks Available Now

We have two workbooks available from our Urmston Tuition Centre. The workbooks are suitable for older Key Stage 2 children (Years 5/6) and cost just £5 each. The Better Tuition Word Power Vocabulary workbook aims to boost your child’s vocabulary … Continue reading

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19th December: a Very Special Guest

Santa loves our Better Tuition advent calendar so much that he has asked whether he can create an activity! We certainly cannot say no to Santa, so here is Santa’s very own a fun Verbal Reasoning challenge for all those year five students who are … Continue reading

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17th December: When Christmas Came Early …

On the 17th day of Better Tuition’s winter activity advent calendar, we have a fun Verbal Reasoning challenge. Verbal Reasoning can really help attune the brain to paying attention to detail.  In particular you will want to hone your verbal reasoning skills if you … Continue reading

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December 5th: a Verbal Reasoning Code Cracking Challenge

It’s day five of Better Tuition’s advent calendar and we have a fun code cracking activity for you.  Can you crack the Christmassy codes to reveal the festive words? This skill is useful for trainee sleuths, spies and students preparing … Continue reading

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Verbal Reasoning Code Cracking Answers

Here are the answers to Better Tuition’s Verbal Reasoning Code Cracking Challenge  for trainee sleuths, spies and students preparing for grammar school entrance exams/ 11 plus.  Are you a Christmas code cracker? Return to our advent calendar. Return to Better … Continue reading

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Entrance exams/ 11 Plus: two helpful quizzes

Better Tuition has prepared two reasoning quizzes to help prepare your child for Trafford’s entrance exams (formerly known as 11+).  These quizzes will also be useful for Year 6 children currently preparing for entrance exams/ 11+ for Manchester Grammar, Bolton … Continue reading

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