Ch 26: NES ELA: Types of Sentences in English

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Take a closer look at types of sentences in English as you prepare for the NES English Language Arts assessment. Watch short video lessons and take self-assessment quizzes to get a better understanding of this subject area.

NES ELA: Types of Sentences in English - Chapter Summary

As you study for the NES English Language Arts assessment, it's good to get reacquainted with concepts you haven't reviewed in months or years. Use this chapter to refresh your knowledge of types of sentences in English so you're ready to address the following on the exam:

  • Defining and understanding the complete sentence
  • Exploring the meaning of the compound sentence
  • Examining the meaning and concept behind the complex sentence
  • Understanding compound-complex sentences
  • Analyzing sentence fragments, comma splices and run-on sentences

The lessons provide a variety of conveniences you can take advantage of as you prepare for the exam. In addition to having access to expert instruction from the comfort of your home, you can watch the lessons from your mobile devices if you want to study on the go.

NES ELA: Types of Sentences in English Chapter Objectives

Many states require educators to take the NES English Language Arts assessment if they want to teach the subject in the secondary-level classroom and secure or enhance their teacher certifications. To get you closer to this goal, this chapter explores topics covered in the English Language Conventions, Composition, Writing Process and Research content domain, which constitutes about 19% of the test. You can watch the lessons, access full video transcripts and take self-assessment quizzes to expand and test your knowledge of types of sentences in English.

The assessment consists of 150 multiple-choice questions, is taken on computer and lasts three hours. In most states, passing the test requires earning a score of 220. To pass in Oregon, you must earn a score of 236.

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