Barron's ACT English, Reading and Writing Workbook, 2nd Edition

Barron's ACT English, Reading and Writing Workbook, 2nd Edition

by Linda Carnevale M.A.
     
 

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This updated workbook gives college-bound students extensive practice and review in all three verbal sections and all four reading genres of the ACT. An introductory overview explains the formats for the ACT's English Test, Reading Test, and Writing Test. A full-length self-assessment test follows with an answer key and explanations to help students assess their

Overview


This updated workbook gives college-bound students extensive practice and review in all three verbal sections and all four reading genres of the ACT. An introductory overview explains the formats for the ACT's English Test, Reading Test, and Writing Test. A full-length self-assessment test follows with an answer key and explanations to help students assess their strengths and weaknesses. Additional features include:

  • ACT FAQs
  • Timing tips and time savers
  • Coaching, study tips, and plenty of practice and review
  • Quick drills and sensible test-taking strategies
  • A full-length practice test with answers and thorough explanations

    Students can use this workbook to review English grammar, punctuation, and style, as well as to sharpen their reading comprehension with practice passages in the Humanities, Natural Science, Prose Fiction, and Social Science. They can also hone their essay-writing skills, guided by the author's instruction in organizing ideas, writing a well-developed draft, and editing the finished essay.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781438002231
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
    Publication date:
    10/01/2013
    Edition description:
    Workbook
    Pages:
    264
    Sales rank:
    95,336
    Product dimensions:
    8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

    Meet the Author


    A native Long Islander, very happily married, and mother of three loveable sons, Linda Carnevale has been writing college preparatory books for BARRON'S Educational Series Publishers since 2000. Titles include HOT WORDS for the SAT, SAT 1600: Aiming for the Perfect Score, and ACT English, Reading and Writing Workbook. A distinguished alumna of Columbia University's Teacher College where she earned a Master of Arts in English Education with an emphasis in nonfiction writing, Carnevale (a sought after SAT and ACT verbal coach) directs a full-service, all-subjects tutoring company: www.SelectTutorsPrep.com, New York's Premier Academic Matchmaking Service, specializing in college and graduate school admissions exams.

    Mrs. Carnevale has been a tenured teacher of English at Cold Spring Harbor High School, a nationally-ranked TOP 100 Gold Medal School. Among her dozens of local and national published credits are Long Island Quarterly literary journal, Conde Naste's BRIDE'S Magazine, Modern Bride magazine, and most recently, PAUMANOK: Poems & Pictures of Long Island (Hardcover Anthology, 2010).

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