FTCE General Knowledge Test (GK) (826): English Language Skills Subtest Practice & Study Guide

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This study guide covers all of the topics you'll find on the English Language Skills Subtest of the FTCE General Knowledge Test. Access the course's video lessons and self-assessment quizzes to quickly prepare for test day. This Study.com course was last updated in 2018.
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7 chapters in FTCE General Knowledge Test (GK) (826): English Language Skills Subtest Practice & Study Guide

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Ch 2. FTCE: Word Choice {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[11432].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Commonly Confused Words in English Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10916].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10916].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How to Identify Wrong Word Use Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Avoid Redundancy in Your Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20099].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20099].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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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 - 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
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Ch 3. FTCE: Sentence Structure {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[11433].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - 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 2 - Sentence Clarity: How to Write Clear Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1320].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1320].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Sentence Structure: Identify and Avoid 'Mixed Structure' Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2696].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2696].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Write Better by Improving Your Sentence Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1327].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1327].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Varied Sentence Structure in Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31453].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31453].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Parallelism: How to Write and Identify Parallel Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1310].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1310].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Independent & Dependent Clauses: Subordination & Coordination Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1307].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1307].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1308].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1308].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - What Are Misplaced Modifiers and Dangling Modifiers? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1315].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1315].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Identifying Irrelevant Sentences in a Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60887].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60887].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. FTCE: Grammar Skills {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[11434].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What Are Pronouns? - Types, Examples & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5491].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5491].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Pronouns: Relative, Reflexive, Interrogative & Possessive Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2365].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2365].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Correcting Inappropriate Shifts in Pronouns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51289].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51289].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - What is an Ambiguous Pronoun? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[157723].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[157723].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Action, Linking and Auxiliary Verbs: Definitions, Functions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6426].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6426].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Identifying Errors of Singular and Plural Pronouns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10915].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10915].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Identifying Subject-Verb Agreement Errors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10911].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10911].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Identifying Errors of Verb Tense Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10912].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10912].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Subject-Verb Agreement: Using Uncommon Singular and Plural Nouns and Pronouns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1314].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1314].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Sentence Agreement: Avoiding Faulty Collective Ownership Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2697].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2697].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Comparison of Adjectives & Adverbs: Examples, Sentences & Exercises Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6428].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6428].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. FTCE: Spelling, Capitalization & Punctuation {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[11435].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Commas: Correct Usage & Basic Rules Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2746].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2746].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Comma Usage: Avoid Confusion in Clauses & Contrasting Sentence Parts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2985].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2985].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Punctuation: Using Colons, Semicolons & Periods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Apostrophes: Possession with Singular, Plural and Multiple Nouns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18726].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18726].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Capitalization Rules in Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10917].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10917].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Spelling: Words That Sound Alike (Homonyms & Homophones) Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11093].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11093].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Overview of Standard English Spelling Rules Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60888].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60888].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. FTCE: Essay Skills {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[11436].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - How to Organize an Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1323].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1323].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How to Write an Outline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1357].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1357].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Basic Essay Structure: The Five-Paragraph Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1358].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1358].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Organizational Patterns for Writing: Purpose and Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13048].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13048].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - What is Writing Style? - Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3569].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3569].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Writing Essays with a Consistent Point of View Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60889].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60889].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 7. FTCE General Knowledge: English Language Skills Flashcards {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[500681].percentComplete}}% complete

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