9781118128015

CliffsNotes AP English Language and Composition, with CD-ROM

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  • ISBN13:

    9781118128015

  • ISBN10:

    111812801X

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-05-18
  • Publisher: Cliffs Notes

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Summary

The book contains introductory chapters on the different question types on the exam and FOUR full-length practice exams with detailed answer explanations and model essay responses. (The accompanying CD includes an additional two exams, for a total of six exams in the package.)

Author Biography

Barbara V. Swovelin has taught AP and Honors classes since 1982. She serves as an AP English Exam Reader and a College Board Consultant. She has also taught graduate-level test preparation classes at California universities since 1986, and currently teaches at Torrey Pines High School in Del Mar, California.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

About the Exam 1

How the Exam Is Scored 2

Frequently Asked Questions 2

Some Successful Testing Strategies 6

PART I: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE EXAM

Chapter 1: The Multiple-Choice Section 9

Chapter 2: The Essay Section 23

Chapter 3: Diagnostic Mini-Test 53

PART II: FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE EXAMS WITH ANSWER EXPLANATIONS

Chapter 4: Practice Exam 1 71

Chapter 5: Practice Exam 2 125

Chapter 6: Practice Exam 3 179

Chapter 7: Practice Exam 4 233

PART III: APPENDIXES

Appendix A: Glossary 289

Terms for the Multiple-Choice and Essay Sections 289

Terms for the Essay Section 297

Appendix B: Past AP Essay Topics 299

Appendix C: Suggested Reading List 306

Autobiography, Biography, Journal, and History 306

Essays, Fiction, and Criticism 310

Political Writing and Journalism 315

Science and Nature Writing 319

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