- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 105
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Get the Gist of an Essay & Improve Reading Comprehension
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Course SummaryOur AP English Language: Exam Prep course is designed to prepare you for the AP English Language and Composition exam. Through a series of short video lessons and interactive practice quizzes, you'll study all the information you need to know in order to earn a high score on this AP exam.
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About This Course
Build your reading comprehension skills and learn to write better essays through these online video lessons on the English language. Our lessons are brief but packed with the information you need to know to pass the Advanced Placement (AP) English Language and Composition Exam and gain college credit. Our experienced, knowledgeable instructors guide you through the essay-writing process, from brainstorming to revising, and introduce you to various styles of nonfiction writing, including biographies and articles. To test your knowledge of English language and composition, you can complete the self-assessment quizzes that accompany each video.
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This course was last updated in 2019.
Syllabus & Course Information
This engaging test prep course contains a series of video lessons that align with all the subjects that you'll be tested on when you sit for the AP English Language exam. These include rhetorical devices, writing and structuring an essay and using source materials. After completing this course, you should be ready to:
- Explain writing revision and skill development
- Structure and write an essay
- Begin the writing process successfully
- Detail the basics and conventions in essay writing
- Use source materials correctly
- Provide a review of grammar and rhetorical devices
We've put together ten chapters and a total of 108 bite-sized lessons designed to build your confidence ahead of the exam. Find out where extra study is needed by answering the questions on the lesson quizzes and chapter tests.
AP English Language Exam Information
Taking the AP English Language exam allows you to earn possible college credit and advanced placement in college classes.
- Number of Questions: 55-58
- Question Type: 52-55 multiple-choice questions and three free-response questions
- Time Limit: 3 hours and 15 minutes
- Exam Cost: $94
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