AP English Language (REA) The Best Test Prep for: 6th Edition / Edition 6

AP English Language (REA) The Best Test Prep for: 6th Edition / Edition 6

by Dwight Raulston
     
 

ISBN-10: 0738602876

ISBN-13: 9780738602875

Pub. Date: 01/15/2007

Publisher: Research & Education Association



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AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE &

Overview



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AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION – 6th Edition

Completely aligned with today’s AP exam

 

Are you prepared to excel on the AP exam? 

* Set up a study schedule by following our results-driven timeline

* Take the first practice test to discover what you know and what you

   should know

* Use REA's advice to ready yourself for proper study and success

Practice for real

* Create the closest experience to test-day conditions with 3 full-length practice tests

* Chart your progress with full and detailed explanations of all answers

* Boost your confidence with test-taking strategies and experienced advice

Sharpen your knowledge and skills

* The book's full subject review features coverage of all AP English Language & Composition areas, including critical writing, critical reading, literature commentaries, writing as dialogue, analysis and argument, prose, and more.

* All topics on the official exam are placed in clear focus

* Smart and friendly lessons reinforce necessary skills

* Key tutorials enhance specific abilities needed on the test

* Targeted drills increase comprehension and help organize study

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738602875
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Publication date:
01/15/2007
Series:
Advanced Placement (AP) Test Preparation
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

About Research & Education Association

Study Schedule

CHAPTER 1

Excelling on the AP English Language &

Composition Exam

About This Book

About the Exam

Scoring the Exam

Distribution of Grades

How to Use This Book

How to Contact the AP Program

CHAPTER 2

Learning About the “Other” Literature

What Is Literature?

A Brief Look at the Significance of the Essay

Strategies for Critical Reading of Prose Passages

What Critical Readers Do

Commentary on Mark Twain’s “Female Suffrage”

Commentary on Ben Franklin’s “The Handsome and

Deformed Leg

Commentary on the Excerpt from Charles Lamb’s “A Bachelor’s

Complaint of the Behaviour of Married People”

Conclusion

CHAPTER 3

Writing About the “Other” Literature: A Critical Dialogue

Critical Writing

Writing as Dialogue

Writing for the AP Examination

Strategies for Analysis and Argument

Analytic Writing: A Critical Dialogue with Washington Irving’s

“The Voyage”

A Critical Dialogue on “Idleness an Anxious and Miserable State”

by Samuel Johnson and “An Apology for Idlers”

by Robert Louis Stevenson

A Brief Review of Argumentative Structure

Argument Outline

CHAPTER 4

Preparing for and Taking the AP Exam

Format of the AP English Language &

Composition Examination

Changes Effective on the May 2007 Exam

Critical Reading of Prose Passages

Answering Multiple-Choice Questions

Answering Essay Questions

Strategies for Answering Essay Questions

Scoring Guidelines

CHAPTER 5

Glossary of Literary and Rhetorical Terms

AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE &

COMPOSITION PRACTICE EXAM 1

Exam 1

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE &

COMPOSITION PRACTICE EXAM 2

Exam 2

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE &

COMPOSITION PRACTICE EXAM 3

Exam 3

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

APPENDICES

Appendix A – Punctuation

Appendix B – Spelling

ANSWER SHEETS

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