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Ch 2: ACT English - Section Overview: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The English - Section Overview chapter of this ACT Prep Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the English section of the exam. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long, and they teach all of the information involving the English section required for the ACT exam.

How it works:

  • Begin your ACT review or other English preparation work.
  • Identify the English overview concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our ACT prep tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the English section and earn acceptable scores. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding the structure of the ACT English section or any other English overview topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their ACT preparation
  • Prefer learning ACT topics visually
  • Find themselves struggling with the English section overview portion of the review
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in their ACT preparation
  • Don't have access to ACT review materials

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about the English section simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live ACT prep tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Complete your English section overview on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning objectives:

  • Learn about the types of questions in the ACT English section.
  • Find out about the types of usage/mechanics and rhetorical skills questions on the ACT.
  • Explore strategies for usage/mechanics and rhetorical skills questions.
  • Learn how to make smart guesses on the English portion of the ACT.

6 Lessons in Chapter 2: ACT English - Section Overview: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Structure of the ACT English Section

1. Structure of the ACT English Section

Learn the main features of the ACT English section, including the number of questions, the test organization, and the types of questions you can expect to see. Practice identifying different question types so that you can nail them on the exam!

Types of Usage/Mechanics Questions on the ACT English

2. Types of Usage/Mechanics Questions on the ACT English

There are three main types of Usage and Mechanics questions on the English section of the ACT. Learn the three types of questions and practice with sample questions.

Strategy for Usage/Mechanics Questions on the ACT English

3. Strategy for Usage/Mechanics Questions on the ACT English

Learn three strategies for Usage and Mechanics questions on the English section of the ACT exam. These strategies will help you avoid making careless mistakes. Using them successfully can lead to a higher score on the exam.

Types of Rhetorical Skills Questions on the ACT English

4. Types of Rhetorical Skills Questions on the ACT English

Learn about the three main types of rhetorical skills questions on the ACT English as well as some helpful strategies for answering these questions correctly.

Strategy for Rhetorical Skills Questions on the ACT English

5. Strategy for Rhetorical Skills Questions on the ACT English

Learn strategies for answering style, strategy, and organization questions on the ACT English exam. You can use these strategies for about 50% of the questions on the ACT English.

How to Make Smart Guesses on the ACT English

6. How to Make Smart Guesses on the ACT English

Learn guessing strategies for the ACT English exam. There's no penalty for guessing incorrectly, and these strategies can help increase your chances of getting the right answer. Use these strategies to boost your score if you don't know the answer or are running out of time.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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