9781118128022

CliffsNotes AP English Language and Composition

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  • ISBN13:

    9781118128022

  • ISBN10:

    1118128028

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-05-18
  • Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
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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.

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 307

Autobiography, Biography, Journal, and History 307

Essays, Fiction, and Criticism 311

Political Writing and Journalism 316

Science and Nature Writing 320

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