TECEP English Composition II: Study Guide & Test Prep

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    How to Write a Research Proposal
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    How to Write a Research Proposal

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If you need to study for the TECEP English Composition II exam, use this study guide to quickly review all of the composition topics you'll be tested on. This course's bite-sized lessons and quizzes are designed to strengthen your writing skills and help you earn a high score.
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Ch 1. Research Proposals & Papers {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[254349].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - How to Write a Research Proposal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[254351].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[254351].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How to Write a Research Paper Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162099].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162099].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Thesis Development: Steps and Instructions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15529].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15529].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Writing for Your Audience Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1368].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1368].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Using Research In Writing {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[254353].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Academic Sources: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3714].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3714].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Effective Research Strategies: Speaking to Your Audience & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18848].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18848].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Use Sources to Write Essays and Evaluate Evidence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1324].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1324].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Finding & Evaluating Sources for Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27986].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27986].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Supporting Your Writing with Examples and Evidence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21678].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21678].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. Argumentative Essays {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[254355].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Argumentative Essay: Definition, Format & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20628].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20628].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Argumentative Essay Thesis Examples
Lesson 3 - 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 4 - What is a Counterargument? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5965].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5965].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - 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 6 - 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 7 - Basic Essay Structure: The Five-Paragraph Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1358].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1358].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Essay Introduction: Write a Thesis and Capture Your Audience Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1359].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1359].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - How to Write a Strong Essay Body Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1360].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1360].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. In-Text Citations {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[254357].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Quoting, Paraphrasing and Summarizing Your Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21118].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21118].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How to Read Citations in Texts and Bibliographies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1339].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1339].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Make In-Text Citations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1345].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1345].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Use Parenthetical Citations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[157601].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[157601].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Reference Sources {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[254359].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is MLA Format? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1346].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1346].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How to Format APA Citations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1347].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1347].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Journal Article Citations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1340].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1340].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Citations from Authored Books, Edited Books and Revised Books Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1341].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1341].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Citations from Magazines Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1342].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1342].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - How to Cite Online Sources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1343].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1343].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - How to Make a Works Cited Page Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1350].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1350].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - How to Avoid Plagiarism: When to Cite Sources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1338].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1338].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Unintentional Plagiarism: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3344].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3344].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. Recognizing & Correcting Writing Errors {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[254361].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Punctuation? - Rules & Signs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3698].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3698].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Punctuation: Using Colons, Semicolons & Periods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Commas: Correct Usage & Basic Rules Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2746].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2746].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How & When to Use Quotation Marks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[157569].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[157569].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - 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 6 - Verb Forms: Participles & Infinitives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6427].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6427].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Identifying Errors of Verb Tense Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10912].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10912].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Identifying Errors in Agreement for Nouns & Pronouns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54168].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54168].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Identifying Subject-Verb Agreement Errors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10911].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10911].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - 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 11 - How to Identify & Fix a Fused Sentence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[157585].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[157585].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 12 - 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 13 - Capitalization Rules in Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10917].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10917].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 14 - General English Spelling Rules Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47900].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47900].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 15 - 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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