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

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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
Lesson 2 - Sentence Clarity: How to Write Clear Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1320].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1320].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Sentence Structure: Identify and Avoid 'Mixed Structure' Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2696].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2696].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Write Better by Improving Your Sentence Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1327].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1327].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Parallelism: How to Write and Identify Parallel Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1310].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1310].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Independent & Dependent Clauses: Subordination & Coordination Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1307].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1307].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1308].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1308].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Are Misplaced Modifiers and Dangling Modifiers? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1315].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1315].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Varied Sentence Structure in Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31453].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31453].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Identifying Irrelevant Sentences in a Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60887].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60887].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Are Pronouns? - Types, Examples & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5491].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5491].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Pronouns: Relative, Reflexive, Interrogative & Possessive Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2365].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2365].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Identifying Errors of Singular and Plural Pronouns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10915].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10915].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Identifying Subject-Verb Agreement Errors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10911].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10911].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Identifying Errors of Verb Tense Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10912].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10912].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Subject-Verb Agreement: Using Uncommon Singular and Plural Nouns and Pronouns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1314].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1314].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Sentence Agreement: Avoiding Faulty Collective Ownership Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2697].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2697].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Action, Linking and Auxiliary Verbs: Definitions, Functions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6426].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6426].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Comparison of Adjectives & Adverbs: Examples, Sentences & Exercises Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6428].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6428].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Commas: Correct Usage & Basic Rules Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2746].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2746].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Comma Usage: Avoid Confusion in Clauses & Contrasting Sentence Parts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2985].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2985].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Punctuation: Using Colons, Semicolons & Periods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Apostrophes: Possession with Singular, Plural and Multiple Nouns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18726].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18726].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Capitalization Rules in Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10917].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10917].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Spelling: Words That Sound Alike (Homonyms & Homophones) Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11093].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11093].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Overview of Standard English Spelling Rules Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60888].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60888].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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