AP English Language & Composition Crash Course (REA)

AP English Language & Composition Crash Course (REA)

by Dawn Hogue
     
 

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REA's Crash Course for the AP® English Language & Composition Exam - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement® Score in Less Time

Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched student, the last-minute studier, or anyone who wants a refresher on the subject.

Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your Advanced Placement

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REA's Crash Course for the AP® English Language & Composition Exam - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement® Score in Less Time

Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched student, the last-minute studier, or anyone who wants a refresher on the subject.

Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your Advanced Placement® English Language & Composition exam yet? How will you memorize everything you need to know before the test? Do you wish there was a fast and easy way to study for the exam AND boost your score?

If this sounds like you, don't panic. REA's Crash Course for AP® English Language & Composition is just what you need. Our Crash Course gives you:

Targeted, Focused Review - Study Only What You Need to Know
The Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP® English Language & Composition course description outline and actual AP® test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time. Our easy-to-read format gives you a crash course in genres, elements of argument, style, and rhetoric, and analytical reading and thinking. Entire chapters are devoted to writing essays and mastering the multiple-choice section of the exam.

Expert Test-taking Strategies
Our experienced AP® English teacher shares detailed question-level strategies and explains the best way to answer the multiple-choice and essay questions you’ll encounter on test day. By following her expert tips and advice, you can boost your overall point score!

Take REA's Practice Exam
After studying the material in the Crash Course, go to the online REA Study Center and test what you've learned. Our free practice exam features timed testing, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring analysis. The exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual AP® exam, so you know you're studying the smart way.

Whether you're cramming for the test at the last minute, looking for extra review, or want to study on your own in preparation for the exams - this is the study guide every AP® English Language & Composition student must have.

When it's crucial crunch time and your Advanced Placement® exam is just around the corner, you need REA's Crash Course for AP® English Language & Composition!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738607832
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Publication date:
01/20/2011
Series:
Advanced Placement (AP) Crash Course
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
63,298
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

This AP English Language and Composition Crash Course is the first
book of its kind for the last-minute studier or any AP student who
wants a quick refresher on the course. REA’s Crash Course is based on
a careful analysis of the AP English Language and Composition Course
Description outline and actual AP test questions.

Written by an AP English teacher, our easy-to-read format gives students
a crash course in the major elements of language and provides
expert advice on writing essays. The targeted review chapters prepare
students for the exam by focusing on the important topics tested on
the AP English Language and Composition exam.

Unlike other test preps, our AP English Language and Composition
Crash Course gives you a review specifically focused on what you really
need to study in order to ace the exam. The review chapters offer you
a concise way to learn all the important AP material before the test.

The introduction discusses the keys for success and shows you strategies
to help you build your overall point score. Part Two is an overview
of the basic elements of argument, style, and rhetoric. The chapters
focus on rhetorical strategies, a writer’s tools, syntax, and a refresher
on grammar basics.

In Part Three, the author highlights analytical reading and thinking
tactics, how to enhance your vocabulary, and gives particular insights
into the concepts of irony and satire. Part Four is devoted exclusively
to research and writing. Our review of essay basics and an in-depth
analysis of the AP English Language and Composition essay prompts
will help you improve your composition skills.

Part Five gives you general test-taking strategies and teaches you how
to master the multiple-choice section of the AP exam. The author
explains the types of questions asked and offers tips for success that
will help you raise your point score.

No matter how or when you prepare for the AP English Language and
Composition exam, REA’s Crash Course will show you how to study
efficiently and strategically, so you’ll be ready for the exam!

If you would like to assess your test-readiness for the AP English Language
and Composition exam after studying this Crash Course, you
can access a complimentary full-length AP English Language and Composition
practice exam at www.rea.com/crashcourse. This true-to-format
test includes detailed explanations of answers and will help you identify
your strengths and weaknesses before taking the actual AP exam.

Good luck on your AP English Language and Composition exam!

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Meet the Author

Dawn Hogue has taught all levels of high school English and is currently an AP® English teacher for the Sheboygan Falls School District, Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin. Ms. Hogue received her B.A. in English, graduating Summa Cum Laude, from Lakeland College, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. She earned her M.A. in Education from Lakeland College, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and her M.S. in Educational Leadership from Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

She is interested in promoting technology and web resources in the classroom and maintains a website (www.mshogue.com) for that purpose. English Language and Composition Crash Course is the second Crash Course Ms. Hogue has written for REA. She is also the author of English Literature and Composition Crash Course.

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