Ch 15: Praxis English: Writing to a Specific Audience

About This Chapter

Learn about tailoring a piece of writing to a specific audience. Watch video lessons and check your progress with quizzes to help you prepare for the content and analysis questions on the Praxis English exam.

Praxis English: Writing to a Specific Audience - Chapter Summary

Learn how to target your writing to engage and inform a specific audience with the lessons in this chapter. Video lessons are designed to help you brush up on your knowledge of subjects you'll need to know on the Praxis English Language Arts: Content and Analysis subject test. Ideas you'll learn about in this chapter include:

  • Determining the best audience or readers for an essay
  • Engaging readers by choosing and developing an appeal
  • Writing essays for your audience

The videos use examples you can relate to and simple, everyday language. These lessons help you refresh and add to your knowledge of concepts you'll need to know for the exam, making it simple to prepare for.

Praxis English Language Arts: Content and Analysis Chapter Objectives

The Praxis English Language Arts: Content and Analysis exam is designed to test your skills, abilities and knowledge of language, composition, reading and vocabulary to prepare you for teacher licensing in English. Approximately 40% of the exam covers literary and informational text reading, 19% of the exam covers vocabulary and language use and 41% covers writing, speaking and listening, which is the sections where you'll find questions on writing for a specific audience. This computer-based exam includes two essay (constructed-response) questions and 130 multiple-choice questions.

The self-assessment quizzes included with every video lesson allow you to gauge your progress in learning the material. Self-assessment quizzes help you gain experience with the kinds of questions you're going to find on the examination itself.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter 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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