How to Prepare for the AP English Language and Composition / Edition 8

How to Prepare for the AP English Language and Composition / Edition 8

by George Ehrenhaft
     
 

ISBN-10: 0764127799

ISBN-13: 9780764127793

Pub. Date: 01/15/2004

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated


This all-new, up-to-date edition of Barron's best-selling guide to AP English offers stu-dents substantial help in preparing for both the multiple-choice and essay portions of the AP English Language and Composition exam. It features separate sections on what stu-dents need to know about the craft of writing and what they should know about about language and…  See more details below

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This all-new, up-to-date edition of Barron's best-selling guide to AP English offers stu-dents substantial help in preparing for both the multiple-choice and essay portions of the AP English Language and Composition exam. It features separate sections on what stu-dents need to know about the craft of writing and what they should know about about language and rhetoric. Each section includes sample questions, strategies for answering them, and passages for reading practice and discussion. The guide also offers four com-plete practice tests modeled on actual released AP exams. Answers to every multiple-choice question are fully explained. An analysis of each essay question is accompanied by suggestions for writing a thoughtful response. The book also contains several student-written AP essays for study and evaluation, as well as an extensive glossary of rhetorical terms drawn from recent AP exams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764127793
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/15/2004
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
  • Introducing the AP English Language and Composition Exam
  • PART ONE AP English Language and Composition Exam Preparation
  • Overview of the Test
  • Multiple-Choice Questions

    Sample Passage and Questions

    Reading Practice

    Passages for Practice

  • Essay Questions

    Questions from Previous AP Exams

    Sample Questions

    How Essays Are Scored

    Questions with Student Responses

    Writing Essays: What You Need to Know About the

    Craft of Writing

    Writing Essays: What You Need to Know About Language

    and Rhetoric

  • PART TWO Practice English Language and Composition Tests

    Practice Test A

    Practice Test B

    Practice Test C

    Practice Test D

  • GLOSSARY

    INDEX

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