English Language and Composition

English Language and Composition

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CliffsAP study guides help you gain an edge on Advanced Placement exams. Review exercises, realistic practice exams, and effective test-taking strategies are the key to calmer nerves and higher AP scores. CliffsAP English Language and Composition, 2nd Edition, is for college-bound students who are preparing to take the AP English Language and Composition Exam, which colleges use to assess your ability to perform college-level work. This easy-to-use guide provides you with insight into both the multiple choice and free-response sections of the exam. Inside, you'll find. Five full-length practice tests. A detailed overview of the different types of multiple choice questions. Explanations of how the essays are scored. Sample topics with actual student essays. A diagnostic mini-test to help you assess your test-taking strengths and weaknesses The exam's multiple choice questions are designed to test your ability to analyze prose passages, and the free response section tests your writing ability in a variety of modes and for a variety of purposes. This guide shows you plenty of examples of each, covering the following areas:.
Rhetoric and rhetorical modes, and author meaning and purpose. Organization and structure. The main idea of a passage. Planning and writing your essay. Suggestions on writing style. Plus, a glossary of terms for the multiple choice and free response sections This comprehensive guide offers a thorough review of key concepts and detailed answer explanations. It's all you need to do your best and get the college credits you deserve. Advanced Placement Program and AP are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this product.
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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 208.3 x 271.8 x 15.2mm | 544.32g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0764586858
  • 9780764586859

Table of contents

Study Guide Checklist; PART I: Introduction; Format and Scoring of a Recent AP Language and Composition Exam; PART II: Analysis of Exam Areas; Introduction to the Multiple-Choice Section; Introduction to the Essay Section; PART III: Diagnostic Mini-Test; Mini-Test; PART IV: Past AP English Language Essays; Past AP English Language Essay Topics; PART V: Glossary of Important Terms for the AP Language Exam; Terms for the Multiple-Choice and Essay Sections; PART VI: Five Full-Length Practice Tests; Practice Test 1; Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 1; Practice Test 2; Answers and Explanations For Practice Test 2; Practice Test 3; Answers and Explanations For Practice Test 3; Practice Test 4; Answers and Explanations For Practice Test 4; Practice Test 5; Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 5; PART VII: Suggested Reading List; Suggested Reading List.
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About Barbara V. Swovelin

About the Author Barbara Swovelin has taught AP and gifted classes since 1982. She is an experienced AP Reader and conducts workshops for teachers for the College Board. Ms. Swovelin also has taught graduate test preparation classes in the LSAT and GMAT at California universities since 1986. She currently teaches at Torrey Pines High School in Del Mar, California.
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