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CliffsNotes AP English Language and Composition [With CDROM] (Cliffs AP)

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Publisher Comments:

A brand-new edition of the bestselling test-prep guide

CliffsNotes English Language and Composition is your complete guide to a higher score on the *AP English Language and Composition exam. Written by test prep specialists, it gives you an easy-to-understand introduction to the format and scoring of the most recent exam. Then, you'll find subject reviews and useful tips for answering the multiple-choice and essay sections using proven techniqes that work.

• 4 full-length practice exams with answers and complete explanations in the book and 2 additional practice exams on the CD-ROM in Timed Mode or Untimed Mode

• Suggested reading list

• Glossary of important terms

• Past AP English Language essays

*AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

Synopsis:

Proven test-taking strategies

Focused reviews of all exam topics

4 full-length practice exams

Your complete guide to a higher score on the *AP English Language and Composition exam

About the book:

Introduction

  • Reviews of the AP exam format and scoring

  • Proven strategies for answering multiple-choice questions

  • Hints for tackling the essay questions

  • FAQs

Part I: An Introduction to the Exam

  • The multiple-choice section

  • The essay section

  • Diagnostic mini-test

Part II: Practice Exams

  • Four full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations

Part III: Appendices

  • Glossary

  • Past AP Essay Topics

  • Suggested Reading List

CD includes the book's 4 exams + 2 bonus exams

About the Author

Barbara V. Swovelin has taught AP and Honors classes since 1982. She serves as an AP English Exam Reader and a College Board Consultant. She has also taught graduate-level test preparation classes at California universities since 1986, and currently teaches at Torrey Pines High School in Del Mar, California.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

About the Exam 1

How the Exam Is Scored 2

Frequently Asked Questions 2

Some Successful Testing Strategies 6

PART I: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE EXAM

Chapter 1: The Multiple-Choice Section 9

Chapter 2: The Essay Section 23

Chapter 3: Diagnostic Mini-Test 53

PART II: FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE EXAMS WITH ANSWER EXPLANATIONS

Chapter 4: Practice Exam 1 71

Chapter 5: Practice Exam 2 125

Chapter 6: Practice Exam 3 179

Chapter 7: Practice Exam 4 233

PART III: APPENDIXES

Appendix A: Glossary 289

Terms for the Multiple-Choice and Essay Sections 289

Terms for the Essay Section 297

Appendix B: Past AP Essay Topics 299

Appendix C: Suggested Reading List 306

Autobiography, Biography, Journal, and History 306

Essays, Fiction, and Criticism 310

Political Writing and Journalism 315

Science and Nature Writing 319

Product Details

ISBN:
9781118128015
Author:
Cliffs Notes
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Author:
Swovelin, Barbara V.
Subject:
Advanced Placement
Subject:
College Test Prep
Subject:
Reference-Student Guides
Subject:
College Entrance
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20120605
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.25 in

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"Synopsis" by , Proven test-taking strategies

Focused reviews of all exam topics

4 full-length practice exams

Your complete guide to a higher score on the *AP English Language and Composition exam

About the book:

Introduction

  • Reviews of the AP exam format and scoring

  • Proven strategies for answering multiple-choice questions

  • Hints for tackling the essay questions

  • FAQs

Part I: An Introduction to the Exam

  • The multiple-choice section

  • The essay section

  • Diagnostic mini-test

Part II: Practice Exams

  • Four full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations

Part III: Appendices

  • Glossary

  • Past AP Essay Topics

  • Suggested Reading List

CD includes the book's 4 exams + 2 bonus exams

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