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. Enclosed with this manual is an optional CD-ROM, which presents two additional full-length exams with questions answered and automatic scoring.
-An overview of the AP English Language and Composition Exam
-Five full-length practice exams with all questions answered and explained
-Comprehensive subject review including the synthesis essay, which requires mastery of documentation skills
-Test-taking advice covers multiple-choice and essay questions