NES Essential Academic Skills Reading Subtest 1 (001): Practice & Study Guide

Course Summary

Use the lessons found in this engaging test practice course to prepare for the National Evaluation Series (NES) Essential Academic Skills Reading exam. Our video and text lessons and quizzes cover all the subjects you'll find on the exam so you can maximize your chances of passing.
Create An Account
To Start This Course Today
Used by over 30 million students worldwide
Create An Account
Try it free for 5 days

6 chapters in NES Essential Academic Skills Reading Subtest 1 (001): Practice & Study Guide

Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(0, 6)}}
Ch 1. NES Essential Academic Skills Reading: Word Meanings {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[59799].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Understanding Words By Their Relationships Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22073].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22073].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Are Synonyms & Antonyms? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Using Structural Analysis to Determine the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37315].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37315].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Using Affixes and Roots to Find the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21822].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21822].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What Are Connotation and Denotation? - Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(2, 6)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Get the Gist of an Essay & Improve Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1592].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1592].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Explain the Main Point through Supporting Details Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28811].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28811].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Implied Main Idea: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22321].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22321].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Supporting Details: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5968].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5968].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Author's Purpose: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Impact of Word Choice on Meaning and Tone Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26980].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26980].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Point of View: First, Second & Third Person Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1333].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1333].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Point of View of Characters vs. the Reader Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26981].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26981].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Determining the Sequence of Events or Steps in a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31585].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31585].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How to Determine the Cause and Effect of an Event in a Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28815].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28815].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Drawing Conclusions from a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32877].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32877].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Assessing Writer Credibility & Bias Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56339].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56339].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 95 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 2,000 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.