Ch 8: Reading & Understanding Essays

About This Chapter

If you need to improve your essay comprehension skills for an upcoming English exam, then you're in the right place. This online study guide chapter offers short lessons and self-assessments that are available around-the-clock.

Reading & Understanding Essays - Chapter Summary

Practice reading and understanding essays with this collection of short and simple English lessons. Our engaging video lessons offer useful tips and strategies for comprehending essays, drawing conclusions, finding the meaning of words and more. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Improve reading comprehension
  • Get the gist of an essay
  • Draw conclusions from written passages
  • Determine the meaning of words though context

When you're finished with a lesson, take the accompanying self-assessment quiz to practice applying your reading skills. The chapter also comes with a comprehensive exam, as well as a feature that lets you submit any questions you may have to our subject-matter experts. You'll be able to review these materials at any time that fits your schedule, and they're accessible on any device that has an Internet connection.

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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