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Ch 10: CUNY Assessment Test in Writing: Developing Revision Skills

About This Chapter

As you prepare for the CUNY Assessment Test in Writing, watch the lessons in this chapter to review guidelines and tips for revising your written works.

CUNY Assessment Test in Writing: Developing Revision Skills - Chapter Summary

In this series, our professional instructors discuss different techniques for revising written work as well as some of the key concerns to be aware of when doing so. Reviewing these topics can improve your revision skills and allow you to construct a better response for the CUNY Assessment Test in Writing. After reviewing these lessons you should have a better understanding of:

  • How to avoid common writing pitfalls
  • Making sure messages are concise and readable
  • Ways of fixing mistakes in your own writing
  • Improving sentence structure
  • Proofreading for spelling, grammar, accuracy and clarity

Each lesson is mobile device compatible so that you can extend your studies outside of the time you have at your computer. Along with watching these videos, reinforce your revision skills by reading the text transcripts and then test your knowledge by taking the lesson quizzes. Use the quiz results to find out what concepts and skills you don't understand and then use the video tags to return to the lessons and improve your comprehension of the material.

CUNY Assessment Test in Writing: Developing Revision Skills Chapter Objectives

Students applying for admission at a CUNY school may need to take the CUNY Assessment Test in Writing. This essay test involves reading a passage and writing a response in a 90-minute testing session. Use the lessons to make sure your essay is well written and easy to read.

6 Lessons in Chapter 10: CUNY Assessment Test in Writing: Developing Revision Skills
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Common Writing Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

1. Common Writing Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

In addition to all the other things you do while writing an academic essay, you'll need to think about how to avoid common pitfalls. This lesson discusses how to steer clear of some common problems.

Revising Your Message for Errors, Conciseness & Readability

2. Revising Your Message for Errors, Conciseness & Readability

The three parts of producing a message are planning, writing, and completing. In the completing stage, it is crucial for business writers to examine their message for errors, conciseness, and readability.

Writing Revision: How to Fix Mistakes in 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.

How to Write Better by Improving Your Sentence Structure

4. How to Write Better by Improving Your Sentence Structure

Often times in writing, we know what we want to say, but it doesn't seem to come out right. In this video we will learn the steps needed to improve your writing with better sentence structure.

Proofreading Your Message for Spelling, Grammar, Accuracy & Clarity

5. Proofreading Your Message for Spelling, Grammar, Accuracy & Clarity

One of the final stages of completing a business message is to proofread the communication for spelling, grammar, accuracy and clarity by completing different review options. Learn how to proofread in this lesson.

Conciseness in Writing: Definition & Meaning

6. Conciseness in Writing: Definition & Meaning

This lesson studies the quality of conciseness in polished, professional writing, and offers examples of both proper conciseness and poor conciseness. This lesson explains how to improve conciseness while revising an early draft.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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