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ACT Writing Test Practice

  • Course type: Self-paced
  • Available Lessons: 25
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    What is the ACT Writing Test?
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    What is the ACT Writing Test?

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Our test practice course is the quickest and easiest way to get ready for the ACT Writing test. Our video lessons explain the topics you'll be tested on, while the self-assessment quizzes help you gauge how well you understand the material so you know what areas you need to focus on.
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5 chapters in ACT Writing Test Practice

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Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
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  • Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
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Ch 2. ACT Writing: Essay Skills {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[10426].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Practicing Essay Writing to Get Better at Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1367].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1367].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How to Write a Great Essay Quickly Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1366].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1366].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Write a Strong Personal Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1364].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1364].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Choosing How to Organize Your Writing: Task, Purpose & Audience Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23628].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23628].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - How to Structure an Argument in Your Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1363].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1363].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Audience Opposition: Anticipating and Refuting Opposing Views in Your Essays Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2694].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2694].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - What are Logical Fallacies? - Define, Identify and Avoid Them Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2693].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2693].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - How to Engage Readers by Picking and Developing an Appeal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1352].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1352].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - How to Edit and Improve Essay Content Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1369].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1369].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - How to Proofread an Essay for Spelling and Grammar Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1370].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1370].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How to Write an Outline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1357].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1357].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Using Rhetorical Skills to Write Better Essays Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1329].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1329].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Logos, Ethos and Pathos: 3 Ways to Appeal to an Audience in Essays Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1331].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1331].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Evaluating Reasoning in an Essay or Article Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2794].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2794].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2794].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2794].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How Word Choice and Language Sets the Tone of Your Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1330].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1330].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Coherence in Writing: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Writing Revision: How to Fix Mistakes in Your Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1335].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1335].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. ACT Writing: Advanced Writing Skills {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[10429].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - How to Focus Your Essay and Respond to the Essay Prompt Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2695].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2695].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How to Write With Good Diction to Develop Style, Tone & Point-of-View Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1316].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1316].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1316].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1316].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Write Logical Sentences and Avoid Faulty Comparisons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1319].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1319].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Write Well: What Makes Writing Good? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1306].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1306].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Voice in Writing: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3570].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3570].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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