新SAT阅读题型主要分成三大类：informationand ideas(对文本信息的考察);rhetoric(对文章写作技巧的考察); synthesis(综合考察)。如果细分下来，新SAT阅读题型总总有18种。其中有一种非常重要的题型叫：Understanding relationship，我们暂且把它称之为“关系题”。下面来看下沈阳朗阁外语培训中心关于SAT阅读关系题中常见的几种关系。
1) Cause-and effect/sequence(因果/顺序关系)
What happens first?
What happened next?
These relationships are generally chronological in nature - perhaps a new technology has built on the innovations of previous technology, or a lawsuit cited in the passage came about as a result of a certain crime committed.
While trying to argue a point, an author may bring in another idea to either provide contrast or show similarity. Are these two things alike in any way? Or are they completely different? Do they support or refute the other?
Especially after the author makes some sort of claim, the passage will often offer evidence to support the claim. This may include citing a study or quoting an expert whose opinions agree with the author.
These relationships are between people mentioned in the passage. Are these two people related, or are they coworkers? Do they have similar views, or is the author showing us the difference betweentheir viewpoints?
Step 1Find the two parts of the passage mentioned in the question.
Step 2 Determine the relationship between the two situations or ideas (cause/effect, part/whole, comparison/contrast, claim/support)or people (parent/child, rival/rival, colleague/coworker).
Step 3Eliminate any answer choices that do not fit the relationship you have determined, or that simply do not make sense in the context of the passage.
Step 4 Choose your answer from the remaining answer choices - whichever choice has more support from the passage.锁定最佳答案。