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CliffsNotes AP English Language and Composition (Cliffs AP)

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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

Synopsis:

A new edition of the bestselling AP English Language from CliffsNotes

  • Includes introductory chapters on the different question types youll encounter on the exam
  • Features four full-length practice exams with detailed answer explanations and model essay responses

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 307

Autobiography, Biography, Journal, and History 307

Essays, Fiction, and Criticism 311

Political Writing and Journalism 316

Science and Nature Writing 320

Product Details

ISBN:
9781118128022
Author:
Cliffs Notes
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Author:
Swovelin, Barbara V.
Author:
Swoveli
Author:
n, Barbara V.
Subject:
Advanced Placement
Subject:
College Test Prep
Subject:
Reference-Student Guides
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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  • Includes introductory chapters on the different question types youll encounter on the exam
  • Features four full-length practice exams with detailed answer explanations and model essay responses

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