CliffsAP English Language and Composition

CliffsAP English Language and Composition

eBook - 2001
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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.

Publisher: New York : Hungry Minds, 2001
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780764517174
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 312 p.)
Additional Contributors: Cliffs Notes, Inc


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