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AP* English Language and Composition Review Course

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Your life for the past year has been rhetoric, rhetoric, and more rhetoric. You dream about logical fallacies, ethos, pathos, and logos, and you’ve developed carpal tunnel from the amount of essays you’ve written. Now it's time to put it all to the test on the AP English Language and Composition exam. Thankfully, Shmoop’s got the scoop on how to make your dreams reality.

This cram course is a short and sweet review of the major sections and concepts of the AP English Language exam. From persona, tone, and point of view to that pesky synthesis essay, Shmoop will be your drill sergeant and work you until you’ve mastered the multiple choice and excel on essays.

In this course, you'll find

  • step-by-step lessons on all the major concepts that'll show up on the exam. 
  • tons of multiple-choice drill questions to build up those analysis muscles. 
  • practice free-response essays. 
  • tips and tricks for acing the exam. 
  • 2 full practice exams for game day glory. 
  • a virtual classroom interface where you can communicate with your teacher.

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Course Breakdown

Unit 1. The Multiple Choice Section

This unit covers the multiple-choice portion of the AP English Language test. Grab a hefty mug of hot chocolate, don't forget the marshmallows, and work your way through persona, syntax, rhetoric, and written English conventions to secure a solid score on this section of the test.

Unit 2. The Essay Section

Fear it! We kid—don't fear it. Well, you may be terrified of the AP English Language test's essay section now, but digest this unit to figure the ins and outs of each essay. The rhetorical essay? Got it. The argument essay? Got it. The synthesis essay? You bet.

  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Grade Levels: 11, 12
  • Course Type: Short Course
  • Category:
    • College Prep
    • English
    • Test Prep
    • High School

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