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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 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!