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CliffsNotes AP English Language and Composition, 4th Edition

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A new edition of the bestselling AP English Language from CliffsNotes
  • Includes introductory chapters on the different question types you’ll encounter on the exam
  • Features four full-length practice exams with detailed answer explanations and model essay responses


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Overview


A new edition of the bestselling AP English Language from CliffsNotes
  • Includes introductory chapters on the different question types you’ll encounter on the exam
  • Features four full-length practice exams with detailed answer explanations and model essay responses


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118128022
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 6/5/2012
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 47,658
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Meet the Author


BARBARA V. SWOVELIN has taught AP and Honors classes since 1982. She serves as an AP English Exam Reader and a College Board Consultant. She has also taught graduate-level test preparation classes at California universities since 1986, and currently teaches at Torrey Pines High School in Del Mar, California.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

About the Exam 1

How the Exam Is Scored 2

Frequently Asked Questions 2

Some Successful Testing Strategies 6

PART I: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE EXAM

Chapter 1: The Multiple-Choice Section 9

Chapter 2: The Essay Section 23

Chapter 3: Diagnostic Mini-Test 53

PART II: FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE EXAMS WITH ANSWER EXPLANATIONS

Chapter 4: Practice Exam 1 71

Chapter 5: Practice Exam 2 125

Chapter 6: Practice Exam 3 179

Chapter 7: Practice Exam 4 233

PART III: APPENDIXES

Appendix A: Glossary 289

Terms for the Multiple-Choice and Essay Sections 289

Terms for the Essay Section 297

Appendix B: Past AP Essay Topics 299

Appendix C: Suggested Reading List 307

Autobiography, Biography, Journal, and History 307

Essays, Fiction, and Criticism 311

Political Writing and Journalism 316

Science and Nature Writing 320

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