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Each year nearly a million people take the GED tests, and over 17 million people have earned their high school equivalency credential with the GED since 1945. Taking the GED is a very important step for many people, whether it is to improve their education, establish educational credentials, or widen career opportunities. In order to help you reach these goals, this comprehensive guide offers you essential, targeted review for the GED Language Arts, Reading Test. GED Language Arts, Reading offers a detailed overview of the GED Language Arts, Reading Test- what it is, where it came from, who takes the test, what's tested, how it is scored, and more. You'll then take a pretest, which gauges your strengths and weaknesses on the different types of questions covered in the Language Arts, Reading test. That way, you'll know what you need to practice most. But to help you even further, the next chapter includes detailed information on how to construct a personal study plan by identifying your learning style, time-budgeting methods, the proper tools for review, relaxation and motivational techniques, and test-taking tips such as using the process of elimination and learning when to guess. Once you've developed a plan, you can begin your targeted review of the major skills and question varieties covered on the test, including: Reading Comprehension-determine main ideas and themes; indentifying supporting details; fact vs. opinion, and making inferences Reading Fiction-Setting, Atmosphere, Tone, Language and Style Reading Nonfiction-Letters, Speeches, Critical Reviews Reading Poetry-Sound, Structure, Word Choice Reading Drama-Structure, Stage, Terms Each chapter of GED Language Arts, Reading concludes with loads of practice questions that measure your comprehension. You'll conclude your study with a posttest that will mark your progress and let you know where you stand in order to continue your review where needed Finally, the included Appendix lists easy-to-reference prefixes, suffixes, and word words, with meanings and examples of each, to help you determine the meaning of any word that you may come across on test day. You also get access to a FREE online Practice GED Language Arts, Reading Test that is immediately scored with a customized diagnostic.
This title prepares test takers for the GED by specifically targeting those who need additional help or a review of any concept covered in the GED Language Arts, Reading section of the exam. Skill review chapters are supplemented by a diagnostic exam, two full practice exams, and a complete online test for each subject area.