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Foreign Service Officer Exam: Preparation for the Written Exam and the Oral Assessment (CliffsTestPrep)

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'Your guide to passing the Foreign Service Officer Exam

Why CliffsTestPrep Guides?

Go with the name you know and trust

Get the information you need--fast!

Written by test prep specialists

Introduction

* Review of how the exam is organized, along with answers to frequently asked questions

Part I: Written Exam: The Job Knowledge Test

* Descriptions of the five general career track knowledge areas--management, consular, economic, political, and public diplomacy

* Question-and-answer subject review chapters for the eight job topic areas, along with mini-tests after each subject review

* A sample Job Knowledge test with complete answers and explanations

Part II: Written Exam: The English Expression Test

* Grammar and usage review

* Two sample English Expression tests with complete answers and explanations

Part III: Written Exam: The Biographic Information Questionnaire

* General information on this section of the exam, plus helpful sample questions

Part IV: Written Exam: Written Essay

* Overview of the Written Essay portion of the exam, plus sample essay topics for practice

* Direction on how to effectively prewrite, outline, organize, edit, and revise your essay

Part V: Oral Assessment

* Overview of the Oral Assessment portion of the exam and the categories in which you\'ll be assessed

Test Prep Essentials from the Experts at CliffsNotes?

An American BookWorks Corporation Project

Contributors: Deborah Barrett, PhD; Elaine Bender, MA; Phillip Gay, PhD; Freddy Lee, PhD; Val Limburg, PhD; Tandy McConnell, PhD; Edward Miller, PhD; Deborah Grayson Riegel, MA; Sharon Saronson, MFA, MA; Brice Sloan, BA; Jonathan Weber, BA; Mark Weinfeld, MA'

Synopsis:

Your guide to passing the Foreign Service Officer Exam

Why CliffsTestPrep Guides?

Go with the name you know and trust

Get the information you need--fast!

Written by test prep specialists

Introduction

* Review of how the exam is organized, along with answers to frequently asked questions

Part I: Written Exam: The Job Knowledge Test

* Descriptions of the five general career track knowledge areas--management, consular, economic, political, and public diplomacy

* Question-and-answer subject review chapters for the eight job topic areas, along with mini-tests after each subject review

* A sample Job Knowledge test with complete answers and explanations

Part II: Written Exam: The English Expression Test

* Grammar and usage review

* Two sample English Expression tests with complete answers and explanations

Part III: Written Exam: The Biographic Information Questionnaire

* General information on this section of the exam, plus helpful sample questions

Part IV: Written Exam: Written Essay

* Overview of the Written Essay portion of the exam, plus sample essay topics for practice

* Direction on how to effectively prewrite, outline, organize, edit, and revise your essay

Part V: Oral Assessment

* Overview of the Oral Assessment portion of the exam and the categories in which you'll be assessed

Test Prep Essentials from the Experts at CliffsNotes?

An American BookWorks Corporation Project

Contributors: Deborah Barrett, PhD; Elaine Bender, MA; Phillip Gay, PhD; Freddy Lee, PhD; Val Limburg, PhD; Tandy McConnell, PhD; Edward Miller, PhD; Deborah Grayson Riegel, MA; Sharon Saronson, MFA, MA; Brice Sloan, BA; Jonathan Weber, BA; Mark Weinfeld, MA

Synopsis:

A competitive edge for a very competitive test More than 36,000 individuals take the Foreign Service Officer Exam each year. Typically, only about one-third of them progress to the next phase. CliffsTestPrep Foreign Service Officer Exam includes over 800 multiple-choice questions that examinees can use to practice for the job-related knowledge and English expression sections of the exam. It also has an introductory chapter that describes the exam, an in-depth grammar review, and information on the essay portion of the test. A full-length practice test, complete with answers and explanations, helps would-be foreign service officers make the grade. Fred N. Grayson (Ridgefield, CT) has written or cowritten dozens of bestselling test-prep books.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART I: WRITTEN EXAM: THE JOB KNOWLEDGE TEST.

About the Job Knowledge Test.

United States Government.

United States Society.

World History and Geography.

Economics.

Mathematics and Statistics.

Management.

Communication

Computers.

Sample Job Knowledge Test.

Answers to Sample Job Knowledge Test.

PART II: WRITTEN EXAM: THE ENGLISH EXPRESSION TEST.

About the English Expression Test.

Grammar and Usage Review.

Sample English Expression Test.

Answers to Sample English Expression Test.

PART III: WRITTEN EXAM: THE BIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION QUESTIONNAIRE.

About the Biographic Information Questionnaire.

PART IV: WRITTEN EXAM: WRITTEN ESSAY.

About the Written Essay.

The Elements of Good Writing.

PART V: ORAL ASSESSMENT.

About the Oral Assessment.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764596469
Author:
American Bookworks Corporation
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Author:
Grayson, Fred N.
Subject:
Examinations
Subject:
Civil Service
Subject:
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
Professional - General
Subject:
Government - U.S. Government
Subject:
Professional
Subject:
Civil service -- United States.
Subject:
Test Prep General
Subject:
Reference-Test Guides
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
CliffsTestPrep
Publication Date:
20070521
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.25 in

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Your guide to passing the Foreign Service Officer Exam

Why CliffsTestPrep Guides?

Go with the name you know and trust

Get the information you need--fast!

Written by test prep specialists

Introduction

* Review of how the exam is organized, along with answers to frequently asked questions

Part I: Written Exam: The Job Knowledge Test

* Descriptions of the five general career track knowledge areas--management, consular, economic, political, and public diplomacy

* Question-and-answer subject review chapters for the eight job topic areas, along with mini-tests after each subject review

* A sample Job Knowledge test with complete answers and explanations

Part II: Written Exam: The English Expression Test

* Grammar and usage review

* Two sample English Expression tests with complete answers and explanations

Part III: Written Exam: The Biographic Information Questionnaire

* General information on this section of the exam, plus helpful sample questions

Part IV: Written Exam: Written Essay

* Overview of the Written Essay portion of the exam, plus sample essay topics for practice

* Direction on how to effectively prewrite, outline, organize, edit, and revise your essay

Part V: Oral Assessment

* Overview of the Oral Assessment portion of the exam and the categories in which you'll be assessed

Test Prep Essentials from the Experts at CliffsNotes?

An American BookWorks Corporation Project

Contributors: Deborah Barrett, PhD; Elaine Bender, MA; Phillip Gay, PhD; Freddy Lee, PhD; Val Limburg, PhD; Tandy McConnell, PhD; Edward Miller, PhD; Deborah Grayson Riegel, MA; Sharon Saronson, MFA, MA; Brice Sloan, BA; Jonathan Weber, BA; Mark Weinfeld, MA

"Synopsis" by , A competitive edge for a very competitive test More than 36,000 individuals take the Foreign Service Officer Exam each year. Typically, only about one-third of them progress to the next phase. CliffsTestPrep Foreign Service Officer Exam includes over 800 multiple-choice questions that examinees can use to practice for the job-related knowledge and English expression sections of the exam. It also has an introductory chapter that describes the exam, an in-depth grammar review, and information on the essay portion of the test. A full-length practice test, complete with answers and explanations, helps would-be foreign service officers make the grade. Fred N. Grayson (Ridgefield, CT) has written or cowritten dozens of bestselling test-prep books.
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