Barron's AP English Language and Composition by George EhrenhaftThe AP English Language and Composition exam is comprised of multiple choice and free response questions that will take 3 Hours and 15 Minutes this year. You will be tested on your reading comprehension of rhetorically and topically diverse texts. You will also perform rhetorical analysis of individual texts in isolation and provide a synthesis of information from multiple texts. Develop your critical thinking skills — a lot of the AP Lang course work is designed to test your ability to have critical thinking skills. Being able to look beyond the words and understand the bigger picture and the connection between concepts is important. Also understanding the context of the material in relation to the style, time period, subject matter, and other language features is important. Make sure to read questions carefully — The AP Lang test has several multiple-choice questions and they are designed to test your reasoning heavily — in fact that may have options such was all of the above or none of the above.
How to Study for the AP English Language Exam
These changes will appear for the first time on the exam on May 13, For teachers and students alike, these changes matter and are worth getting to know sooner rather than later. The good news is that the changes are relatively minor, and the overall structure of the exam is mostly the same. The free-response questions will essentially stay the same but will be graded with a different rubric. A nd all the APLang students rejoiced! By making the passages shorter, the College Board is giving students the chance to focus on reading closely and finishing the multiple-choice section on time. That may sound like a minor difference, but students often run out of time on the final ten questions or so, so this change could help students finish on time.
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