The Best Test Preparation for the Advanced Placement Examination English: Language and Composition

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Research & Education Assoc., Jan 13, 1994 - Study Aids - 212 pages
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Contents

Scoring High on the AP English Language
3
CHAPTER 2
9
CHAPTER 3
36
A Critical Dialogue with Washington Irvings
43
A Critical Dialogue on Idleness an Anxious and Miserable State
51
Preparing for and Taking the AP Exam
57
Answering MultipleChoice Questions
67
Answering Essay Questions
75
CHAPTER 5
81
AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE
93
AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE
139
AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE
183
Appendix A Punctuation
229
Appendix B Spelling
244
ANSWER SHEETS
251
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Loyola Marymount University

Clear Lake High School

Liftig is Adjunct Professor of English, Fairfield University, Connecticut.

Linden High School

Sally Wood 100 South Westview Drive P O Box 194 Marionville MO 65705-0194 Home Phone 417-258-2888 E-mail floyd.and.sally.wood@att.net Qualifications Excellent writing skills Expert grammarian Experienced individual, small-group, and large-group test administrator and test supervisor Experienced high school counselor Experienced language arts and French instructor Work History March 2005-present Quarasan! Writer/Editor of Test-Prep Material (for McDougal Littell) February 2004-presentResearch and Education Association, Inc. SAT Test-Prep Series Author January 2004-presentSpacegate Editing Company Editor October 2003-October 2004 Division of Vocational Rehabilitation State of MO Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor May-August 2003 Clark Community Mental Health Center Outreach Worker for May 4, 2003, tornado victims (FEMA Grant) February 2003-present Educational Testing Service Certified California High School Exit Exam Reader February 2003-present Research & Education Association Copyeditor December 2002-present Scribendi Proofreader/Editor (online service) June 2002-present Computers in Education PRO-Ohio Test-Item Writer (Reading) March 2001-present simplyenglish.com Proofreader/Editor (online service) January 2001-presentACT, Inc. ACT Test-Item Writer (English) 1971-2003Aurora R-VIII High School, Aurora MO August 1971 through December 1979: full-time English and French teacher January 1980 through May 1994: part-time counselor part-time instructor of French I-IV and of college-preparatory English and college-level (AP and dual-credit) English May 1994 through 2000: part-time counselor part-time instructor of college-level (dual-credit) English May 2000 through June 2003: full-time counselor 1994-2000Missouri Southern State College, Joplin MO adjunct faculty member--teaching dual-credit English course at Aurora High School 1993-1994Drury College, Springfield MO adjunct faculty member of Drury Satellite/Evening College Program--teaching English, French, and Education classes Supervisory Experience ACT test administrator ACT test site supervisor Language Arts Department Coordinator at Aurora High School Mentor to first- and second-year faculty members Member/chair of various North Central Association evaluation teams Member of MSIP evaluation teams Education 1980M.S. in Guidance and Counseling 1971B.S. in Education (English) (Also earned fifteen college hours at the University of Missouri (Columbia), six hours at the University of Arkansas (Fayetteville), and three hours at the Region 5 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Education Training Center (Chicago) Licenses and Certificates State of Missouri Public School Teacher's Certificate (Life) in the following areas: English 7-12 French 7-12 Counselor 7-12 School Psychological Examiner K-12 Membership in Professional Organizations Missouri State Teachers Association Aurora Education Association Phi Delta Kappa Missouri School Counselors Association Southwest Missouri School Counselors Association Honors and Recognition Who's Who of American Women (24th and 25th Editions) Who's Who in America (58th, 59th, and 60th Editions) Joplin Globe Distinguished Educator (1992, 1993, 1995, 2001) Who's Who in American Education (3rd and 4th Editions) Who's Who of American Leaders in America (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th editions) Who's Who i

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