CliffsTestPrep Foreign Service Officer Exam: Preparation for the Written Exam and the Oral Assessment

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John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2005 - Study Aids - 294 pages
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Your guide to passing the Foreign Service Officer Exam
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* Review of how the exam is organized, along with answers to frequently asked questions

Part I: Written Exam: The Job Knowledge Test
* Descriptions of the five general career track knowledge areas--management, consular, economic, political, and public diplomacy
* Question-and-answer subject review chapters for the eight job topic areas, along with mini-tests after each subject review
* A sample Job Knowledge test with complete answers and explanations

Part II: Written Exam: The English Expression Test
* Grammar and usage review
* Two sample English Expression tests with complete answers and explanations

Part III: Written Exam: The Biographic Information Questionnaire
* General information on this section of the exam, plus helpful sample questions

Part IV: Written Exam: Written Essay
* Overview of the Written Essay portion of the exam, plus sample essay topics for practice
* Direction on how to effectively prewrite, outline, organize, edit, and revise your essay

Part V: Oral Assessment
* Overview of the Oral Assessment portion of the exam and the categories in which you'll be assessed

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