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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!