Course SummaryThis study guide goes over all the material you'll want to have a strong grasp on when taking the Accuplacer Sentence Skills Test. These engaging lessons are conducted by professional instructors who are available for any questions that arise as you navigate the content.
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About This Course
This course was designed to meet all of your studying needs as you prepare to tackle the Accuplacer Sentence Skills Test. The lessons within flesh out all the topics you'll want to be ready for on test day in a simple-to-follow manner. By the time you finish this chapter, you'll have improved your understanding of:
- Nouns, pronouns and antecedents
- Verbs, adjectives and adverbs
- Determiners and clauses
- Grammatical errors
- Forms of sentences
- Sentence structure
About the Exam
The Accuplacer Sentence Skills Test is used by college officials along with other materials to get an idea of your knowledge and place you within courses matching your skill level. The multiple-choice exam is composed of twenty questions, with two types of questions included. The first type of question you'll encounter will be a sentence-correction prompt asking you to select the right word or phrase for the underlined part of the sentence. The second type you'll be challenged by is construction-shift questions that ask you to select a rewritten sentence that meets the shown criteria while keeping a similar meaning as the original sentence. There is no time limit for this test.
Preparing & Registering for the Accuplacer Sentence Skills Test
These lessons include both videos and transcripts of the content covered, allowing you to choose the way you want to learn. The timeline feature lets those who opt for the videos jump around main points of the lesson, while transcript readers will find bolded words throughout. The bold print makes it easy to spot key terms and concepts. And once you're through reviewing each lesson, you'll be able to make sure you processed it correctly by taking a practice final exam.
You can make an appointment to take the Accuplacer Sentence Skills test through your college advising and counseling office. Students who live too far from campus can contact their colleges to discuss the available testing alternatives as well as the possibility of completing the exam at a local college or with the supervision of an authorized proctor.
Accuplacer Sentence Skills Test is a registered trademark of The College Board, which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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