About This Chapter
Who's it for?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering AP English language material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn AP English. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding essay writing or revising and proofreading methods
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning English (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about writing revision and skill development
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra English learning resources
How it works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Writing Revision and Skill Development chapter exam.
Why it works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Writing Revision and Skill Development chapter exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any writing revision and skill development question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students will review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a writing revision and skill development unit of a standard AP English course. Topics covered include:
- Writing strong essays quickly
- Practicing essay writing
- Revising to fix writing mistakes
- Proofreading essays for spelling and grammar
1. How to Write a Great Essay Quickly
Many tests will require you to write a timed essay. You may feel panicked at the idea of having to produce a high-quality essay under a tight time constraint. But you can relax: this video shows you four basic steps to follow so that you can write a great essay quickly.
2. Practicing Essay Writing to Get Better at Writing
It can be tough to practice your essay-writing skills on your own without a teacher's feedback. With some time and practice (and by using this game plan), you'll be on your way to practicing, evaluating and improving your writing.
3. Writing Revision: How to Fix Mistakes in Your Writing
Writing is an important skill, but revising your writing is also. In this lesson, learn the basics of self-editing, including editing for content and for mechanics, such as grammar and misspellings.
4. How to Proofread an Essay for Spelling and Grammar
Proofreading is the last step in revising an essay - don't skip it! A single typo can sometimes ruin the hard work of an entire paper. This lesson will help you find the right proofreading strategy for you.
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Other chapters within the AP English Language: Help and Review course
- AP English - Reading Essays - Basics: Help and Review
- AP English - Prose Nonfiction: Help and Review
- AP English - Rhetorical Devices: Help and Review
- AP English - Beginning the Writing Process: Help and Review
- AP English - Writing & Structuring an Essay: Help and Review
- AP English - Essay Basics - Conventions in Essay Writing: Help and Review
- AP English - Grammar Review: Help and Review
- AP English - Using Source Materials: Help and Review