Grammar Workbook for the SAT ACT and More

Grammar Workbook for the SAT  ACT    and More Author George Ehrenhaft
ISBN-10 0764134442
Release 2006
Pages 250
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(back cover) Understanding grammar fundamentals is a must when you take college entrance exams. This brush-up and review book will help you find correct answers and improve your verbal skill and fluency. It covers all aspects of grammar, with special focus on the 24 most common problems that show up repeatedly in students' answers on the SAT, ACT, and other exams. Among them are . . . Lack of parallel structure in sentence construction Incomplete sentences Incorrect choice of pronouns Faulty punctuation This book's sample questions with fully explained answers will help you spot grammatical errors quickly and answer test questions with ease and confidence.



Grammar Workbook for the SAT ACT and More

Grammar Workbook for the SAT  ACT   and More Author George Ehrenhaft
ISBN-10 0764144898
Release 2010
Pages 250
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Presents a review of English grammar for the SAT and ACT college entrance examinations, and includes sample questions and explanations as well as advice on writing a high-scoring essay.



English Grammar Workbook For Dummies

English Grammar Workbook For Dummies Author Geraldine Woods
ISBN-10 1118047346
Release 2011-03-08
Pages 312
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Get some good grammar practice-and start speaking and writing well Good grammar is important, whether you want to advance your career, boost your GPA, or increase your SAT or ACT score. Practice is the key to improving your grammar skills, and that's what this workbook is all about. Honing speaking and writing skills through continued practice translates into everyday situations, such as writing papers, giving presentations, and communicating effectively in the workplace or classroom. In English Grammar Workbook For Dummies you'll find hundreds of fun problems to help build your grammar muscles. Just turn to a topic you need help with-from punctuation and pronouns to possessives and parallel structure-and get out your pencil. With just a little practice every day, you'll be speaking correctly, writing confidently, and getting the recognition you deserve at work or at school. Hundreds of practice exercises and helpful explanations Explanations mirror teaching methods and classroom protocols Focused, modular content presented in step-by-step lessons English Grammar Workbook For Dummies will empower you to structure sentences correctly, make subject and verbs agree, and use tricky punctuation marks such as commas, semicolons, and apostrophes without fear.



Barron s SAT Writing Workbook

Barron s SAT Writing Workbook Author George Ehrenhaft
ISBN-10 0764142046
Release 2009
Pages 390
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Presents reviews of grammar, word usage and writing skills; provides test-taking tips; and includes questions similar to those found on the examination.



The Ultimate Guide to SAT Grammar

The Ultimate Guide to SAT Grammar Author Erica Meltzer
ISBN-10 1492353299
Release 2013-09-19
Pages 184
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Learn the rules needed to ace the writing section and how to apply them to the SAT.



New SAT Grammar Workbook

New SAT Grammar Workbook Author Khalid Khashoggi
ISBN-10 0996406417
Release 2015-10-17
Pages 320
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IES SAT books are designed to follow a compact format yet offer the student test taker a wealth of advice and practice material. This discipline-specific New SAT Grammar book features ten full Writing and Language practice tests, along with intensive, memorable lessons that show students how to deal with the nuances and intricacies of the New SAT. Study of essential grammar rules and practice with the most accurate, most relevant material are the essentials of success on the New 2016 SAT. Like its predecessor, the re-designed SAT tests the fundamentals of verb usage, sentence construction, comparison, and English diction. But the new test has also shifted emphasis, and shifted radically: punctuation, paragraph coordination, and uses of visual evidence will pose new challenges. It will be necessary to break bad writing habits, and to leave behind awkward or incorrect colloquial expressions, more aggressively than ever before. Precision-edited and classroom-tested you will find tips and tricks on subject-verb agreement, parallelism, redundancy, and idiomatic expressions. These tips have guided numerous IES students to success on the old SAT and are just as relevant to the new version. Yet new sectionson coherence, style, and using visual resourceswill give you everything you need to approach the questions that are unique to the passage-based New SAT. To break the bad habits formed in everyday speech and undisciplined writing, and to truly grasp all question types on the New SAT Language and Writing, you need this book. Once you have completed the lessons, exercise your new knowledge using the ten practice testsall based on the newest released tests from the College Board itself. We at IES have confidence that you can control the New SAT.



Math and Science Prep for the SAT ACT

Math and Science Prep for the SAT   ACT Author Princeton Review (Firm)
ISBN-10 9780804124553
Release 2013
Pages 366
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Presents subject reviews and practice questions with answer explanations for the math and science sections of the ACT exam and the math section of the SAT exam, includes tips on strategies to maximize performance.



Reading and Writing Prep for the SAT ACT

Reading and Writing Prep for the SAT   ACT Author Princeton Review (Firm)
ISBN-10 9780804124546
Release 2013
Pages 393
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Presents subject reviews and practice questions with answer explanations for the reading, writing, and English sections of the SAT and ACT exams, includes tips on strategies to maximize performance.



The Ultimate Guide to Sat Grammar Workbook

The Ultimate Guide to Sat Grammar Workbook Author Erica L. Meltzer
ISBN-10 1499203411
Release 2014-04-21
Pages 140
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This companion workbook to "The Ultimate Guide to SAT Grammar" features eight full-length multiple choice SAT Writing exams. Includes thorough explanations designed to reinforce the concepts and strategies presented in the grammar book.



Hot Words for the ACT

Hot Words for the ACT Author Linda Carnevale
ISBN-10 143800365X
Release 2014-07-01
Pages 196
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Presents and defines more than 250 words that appear in the verbal portions of the ACT exam. Includes real test taker's anecdotes, memory tips, review exercises, and an alphabetical word index. College-bound students who successfully complete the book's exercises and master these words will expand their lifelong vocabulary and improve their chances for acceptance at the colleges of their choice.



The Official SAT Study Guide

The Official SAT Study Guide Author College Entrance Examination Board
ISBN-10 9780874478525
Release 2009-07-21
Pages 1100
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Offers test-taking strategies for the SAT, discussing each section and providing ten full-length tests, hundreds of practice questions, detailed reviews, a list of online resources, and coverage of the PSAT/NMSQT.



The Critical Reader

The Critical Reader Author Erica L. Meltzer
ISBN-10 1479224715
Release 2013-04-06
Pages 380
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Note: This version of The Critical Reader reflects the material tested on the current version of the SAT. If you are preparing for the new (P)SAT, you can purchase the new edition at http://www.amazon.com/Critical-Reader-2nd-Erica-Meltzer/dp/1515182061. Intended to demystify what is often considered the most challenging section of the SAT in a straightforward, logical manner, The Critical Reader includes: a list of 300 top words, a roots list, and a "second meanings" list, along with 75 practice sentence completions; a complete chapter devoted to each type of question followed by extensive exercises designed to reinforce the skills and concepts presented; and strategies for understanding difficult passages, locating important information, and identifying correct and incorrect answers more quickly and confidently. To allow students to apply the strategies and techniques outlined in this book to College Board material while focusing on the specific areas in which they need to improve, this book also includes a list of all the Critical Reading questions in the Official College Board Guide, 2nd Edition (2009), grouped both by category and by test. It is also recommended that students use this book in conjunction with They Say/I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing (http://www.amazon.com/They-Say-Academic-Writing-Edition/dp/0393935841). More about The Critical Reader: The result of nearly a decade's worth of of tutoring experience,The Critical Reader grew out of three major observations: 1) The SAT is a test about arguments. 2) The SAT represents most high school students' first encounter with college-level reading. 3) Every passage has two authors: the author of the passage and the author of the test. The Critical Reader is the only book that approaches the SAT from a college perspective while simultaneously breaking down and reinforcing the reading skills that the highest scorers take for granted. Many students preparing for the SAT find Critical Reading both frustrating and baffling because it seems unrelated to the work they do in high school English class. In reality, though, the SAT tests skills that are important for college. Critical Reading passages are based on the type of academic "conversation" on which college reading is based -- reading that requires students to juggle multiple viewpoints within the space of a few paragraphs, all while navigating challenging vocabulary and sentence structure as well as unfamiliar and sophisticated concepts. Building on the templates in Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein's They Say/I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing, The Critical Reader teaches students to use a variety of textual clues to identify key information and distinguish between ideas that the author agrees with and ones that the author disagrees with. Unlike other guides, which rely primarily either on works whose copyright has expired (outdated, hard in the wrong way) or on passages written specifically for that prep book (too straightforward), The Critical Reader aims to prepare students for exactly what they will find on the actual test. All of the passages are excerpted either from books/articles by authors whose work has appeared on College Board exams, or from recent works whose content/style are reflective of the material on the exam. Finally, The Critical Reader teaches students to "read the SAT" -- that is, to use the patterns inherent in the test to identify answers likely to be correct and incorrect with maximum efficiency, and to reduce the test to its simplest terms.



The Complete Guide to ACT English 2nd Edition

The Complete Guide to ACT English  2nd Edition Author Erica L. Meltzer
ISBN-10 1530072808
Release 2015-08-30
Pages 284
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Note: Some minor updates were made to this book on 4/27/16. Written by a top tutor whose students regularly achieve ACT English scores in the mid-30s, The Complete Guide to ACT English is the only book that offers a comprehensive review of all ACT grammar and rhetoric topics. Includes step-by-step explanations of errors in all their forms; dozens of ACT-style exercises that help you move from understanding rules to applying them in context; and cumulative reviews that allow you to practice a progressively wider range of concepts in a passage. Also includes a complete index of English questions from The Real Guide to the ACT, grouped both by topic and by test. Errata: p. 36, question 5.2: answer should be F



SAT For Dummies

SAT For Dummies Author Geraldine Woods
ISBN-10 9781118102077
Release 2011-11-16
Pages 576
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The easy way to score your highest on the SAT Whether you are a student struggling with math, reading, or writing essays, this updated edition of SAT For Dummies offers advice for tackling the toughest questions, as well as hints and tips for making the most of the time available to complete each section. You'll get the information you need to focus on the areas that are most problematic for you to ensure that you achieve the best possible score. SAT For Dummies is for the millions of students who are preparing to take the SAT as part of the college application process. The SAT consists of nine separate, timed sections, which are broken down into 3 categories: Reading, Mathematics, and Writing. This new edition of SAT For Dummies gives students the tools, tips, and test-taking strategies to overcome anxiety on any (and every) part of the test. 5 full-length practice tests with detailed answers and explanations Review of foundational concepts for every section, from identifying root words and using commas correctly to solving math word problems and using the quadratic formula Complete explanations of every question type Practice questions for each of the test's 9 sections SAT For Dummies gives you the edge you need to successfully achieve the highest score possible!



Sat Reading

Sat Reading Author Khalid Khashoggi
ISBN-10 0996406409
Release 2015-11-01
Pages 176
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IES SAT books are designed to follow a compact format yet offer the student test taker a wealth of advice and practice material. This discipline-specific New SAT Grammar book features ten full Writing and Language practice tests, along with intensive, memorable lessons that show students how to deal with the nuances and intricacies of the New SAT. Study of essential grammar rules and practice with the most accurate, most relevant material are the essentials of success on the New 2016 SAT. Like its predecessor, the re-designed SAT tests the fundamentals of verb usage, sentence construction, comparison, and English diction. But the new test has also shifted emphasis, and shifted radically: punctuation, paragraph coordination, and uses of visual evidence will pose new challenges. It will be necessary to break bad writing habits, and to leave behind awkward or incorrect colloquial expressions, more aggressively than ever before. Precision-edited and classroom-tested you will find tips and tricks on subject-verb agreement, parallelism, redundancy, and idiomatic expressions. These tips have guided numerous IES students to success on the old SAT and are just as relevant to the new version. Yet new sectionson coherence, style, and using visual resourceswill give you everything you need to approach the questions that are unique to the passage-based New SAT. To break the bad habits formed in everyday speech and undisciplined writing, and to truly grasp all question types on the New SAT Language and Writing, you need this book. Once you have completed the lessons, exercise your new knowledge using the ten practice testsall based on the newest released tests from the College Board itself. We at IES have confidence that you can control the New SAT.



Pass Key to the ACT

Pass Key to the ACT Author George Ehrenhaft
ISBN-10 0764139916
Release 2008-09-05
Pages 512
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Offers reviews in English, mathematics, reading comprehension, and science reasoning, and provides two model tests with answers and explanations.



Are You Ready for the SAT and ACT 2nd Edition

Are You Ready for the SAT and ACT   2nd Edition Author Princeton Review
ISBN-10 9781101882146
Release 2016-05-17
Pages 256
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It's never too soon to start preparing for the SAT and ACT. From the experts at The Princeton Review, this book helps ambitious 7th, 8th, and 9th graders build the critical reading skills they need to succeed on both tests and beyond! Whether or not you like it, the truth is that scoring well on standardized tests is undeniably important in today's academic environment. The SAT and ACT verbal portions test important reading comprehension skills that many students are unprepared for—or need extra help with. In this book, The Princeton Review brings you a focused, strategic approach to improving crucial reading skills for both exams. Inside, you'll find: A Strategic Approach to Sharpening Your Skills • Zero in on specific wording to unlock hidden info • Pinpoint the primary purpose of reading passages • Analyze source texts, brainstorm, and compose your essays to best effect Fun, Engaging Activities and Drills • Identify the "puzzle pieces" that make up words • Decpiher unfamiliar vocabulary with context clues • Tackle practice SAT and ACT essay prompts This book has been specially formatted for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.