- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 53
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Certificate: Yes
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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1What Are Nouns? - Definition, Types & Examples
Course SummaryBe sure you're ready to take the Accuplacer ESL Language Use Test by reviewing basic grammar in this helpful study guide course. All the topics you'll find on the exam are covered in our short, engaging lessons so you'll be prepared to get the best score you can on test day.
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About The Course
This course is broken down into multiple lessons on topics you may encounter on the Accuplacer ESL Language Use Test. Each lesson includes a video taught by a knowledgeable instructor who presents key language concepts through fun graphics and examples. You can use the videos to brush up on your knowledge of parts of a sentence, subject-verb agreement and independent clauses. There are also self-assessment quizzes at the end of each lesson and an end-of-chapter test.
About the Accuplacer ESL Language Use Test
Developed by The College Board, the Accuplacer tests are typically used by colleges to determine your skill levels and place you in appropriate college-level courses. The Accuplacer ESL Language Use Test measures your skills in five main content areas:
- Nouns, pronouns and pronoun case structure
- Subject-verb agreement
- Comparatives, adverbs and adjectives
- Subordination and coordination
Accuplacer ESL Language Use Test Registration and Preparation
The Accuplacer ESL Language Use Test is administered by individual colleges, and each school sets their own registration requirements. Some schools prefer that you register in advance, while others may allow you to just show up during open testing hours. You will be required to show a photo ID before taking the test.
This prep course covers all of the topics covered on this language use test for non-native English speakers. The videos break down key concepts into easy-to-understand lessons that you can view at your own pace and watch as many times as you need. Each video has a follow-up quiz that connects to key points in the video lesson. You'll also have access to a full lesson transcript and an end-of-chapter exam that is similar in content and format to the actual test.
Accuplacer ESL Language Use Test Scoring and Score Reports
The Accuplacer ESL Language Use Test is not a pass-or-fail test. The results of the test are only used to determine if the test taker needs additional English language courses in college. The test results are available immediately after completing the test, however, it typically takes longer for the school to determine your placement level.
The ESL Language Use test is a computer-based test made up of 20 multiple-choice questions. The questions are in two formats: they may either ask you to complete a sentence by choosing the best word or phrase to fill in a blank, or they may ask you to choose a sentence that best combines two provided sentences. The lessons in this course are designed to help you prepare for this test by reviewing key grammar usage concepts, such as the proper use of verbs, conjunctions, pronouns and antecedents.
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