AP English Language and Composition

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Barron's Educational Series, 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 386 pages
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This updated manual presents five full-length practice exams with all questions answered and clearly explained. The book features a complete overview of what students need to know about language and rhetoric to earn top scores on the AP exam. Also included is advice and instruction for answering multiple-choice questions, plus an essential guide to writing focused and well-organized responses to essay questions, including the synthesis essay, which requires students to demonstrate mastery of documentation skills. Sample students' essays are presented with critiques that point out each essay's strengths and weaknesses. A glossary consisting of hundreds of rhetorical terms is also included.
 

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Contents

Reading Techniques
5
Essay Questions
13
Diagnostic Test
31
Mastering MultipleChoice
73
Mastering Essay
105
B Practice Tests
211
Glossary
375
Index
383
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George Ehrenhaft is Chairman of the English Dept., Mamaroneck, NY, High School, and the author of several textbook supplements on grammar and writing skills.

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