ACT Reading Practice Book

Author: Khalid Khashoggi,Arianna Astuni

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781533321855

Category:

Page: 188

View: 8019

he Reading Section of the ACT challenges test takers to read efficiently yet attentively. Both speed and accuracy are necessary, and these are the qualities that you will build with this ACT Reading practice book. Created and edited by the veteran test prep instructors of Integrated Educational Services, the techniques, passages, and practice questions in this volume are designed to help you dramatically refine your methods-and dramatically improve your score. You will begin by deepening your knowledge of the four different ACT Reading passage types: Literary Narrative, Social Science, Humanities, and Natural Science. From there, use the classroom-tested tips and techniques developed by IES and practice your way to success. The ten full practice tests in this book will help you to hone your test-taking skills, while self-assessments and detailed answer explanations will enable you to target your weaknesses and solidify your strengths. Four substantial passages, forty questions, only thirty-five minutes-each ACT Reading section can seem intimidating. This book will change that. Follow the techniques, delve into the practice tests, and take control of the ACT!

ACT Math Prep Course

Author: Jeff Kolby

Publisher: Nova Press

ISBN: 1889057754

Category: Study Aids

Page: 402

View: 1260

Comprehensive Prep for ACT Math. Every year, students pay $1,000 and more to test prep companies to prepare for the math section of the ACT. Now you can get the same preparation in a book. Although the ACT math section is difficult, it is very learnable. ACT Math Prep Course presents a thorough analysis of ACT math and introduces numerous analytic techniques that will help you immensely, not only on the ACT but in college as well. Many of the exercises in this book are designed to prompt you to think like an ACT test writer. For example, you will find Duals. These are pairs of similar ACT math problems in which only one property is different. They illustrate the process of creating ACT questions. Features: * Comprehensive Review: Twenty-seven chapters provide complete review of ACT math. * Practice: Includes 188 examples and more than 400 exercises! * Diagnostic Test: The diagnostic test measures your strengths and weaknesses and directs you to areas you need to study more. * Performance: If your target is a top score, this is the book!

Increase Your Score in 3 Minutes a Day

SAT Essay

Author: Randall McCutcheon,James Schaffer

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071445927

Category: Study Aids

Page: 144

View: 775

This accessible guide gives you the tools you need to score high on the new SAT essay.

ACT English Practice Book

Author: Khalid Khashoggi,Arianna Astuni,Patrick Kennedy

Publisher: Ilex Publications

ISBN: 9780991388370

Category:

Page: 277

View: 4788

Students will begin by deepening your knowledge of the four different ACT Reading passage types: Literary Narrative, Social Science, Humanities, and Natural Science. From there, use the classroom-tested tips and techniques developed by IES and practice your way to success. The ten full practice tests in this book will help you to hone your test-taking skills, while self-assessments and detailed answer explanations will enable you to target your weaknesses and solidify your strengths. Four substantial passages, forty questions, only thirty-five minuteseach ACT Reading section can seem intimidating. This book will change that. Follow the techniques, delve into the practice tests, and take control of the ACT!

McGraw-Hill's 500 ACT English and Reading Questions to Know by Test Day

Author: Cynthia Johnson,Charles Goudiss

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071821317

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 794

500 Ways to Achieve Your Highest Score We want you to succeed on the English and Reading sections of the ACT. That's why we've selected these 500 questions to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. These questions are similar to the ones you'll find on the ACT, so you will know what to expect on test day. Each question includes a concise, easy-to-follow explanation in the answer key for your full understanding of the concepts. Whether you have been studying all year or are doing a last-minute review, McGraw-Hill's 500 ACT English and Reading Questions to Know by Test Day will help you achieve the high score you desire. Sharpen your subject knowledge, and build your test-taking confidence with: 500 ACT English and Reading questions Full explanations for each question in the answer key A format parallel to that of the ACT exam

SAT Reading Comprehension Workbook

Advanced Practice Series

Author: Khalid Khashoggi,Arianna Astuni

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780991388301

Category: English language

Page: 158

View: 5525

Reading Comprehension is one of the toughest aspects of the SAT*, even for the most advanced students. Time pressure, distractions, obscure passages and challenging vocabulary are overwhelming factors that make the reading comprehension section notoriously daunting. It doesn't have to be this way. We at Integrated Educational Services (IES) have developed a user-friendly, time-saving technique that allows you to break down and master the Reading Comprehension section. And why should you trust this technique? Because IES has spent 14 years teaching some of the most advanced and highly motivated students from around the globe. For 14 years, we have helped these students reach their goal scores. We know that practice makes perfect. In this book, find 40 carefully crafted long reading comprehension passages and the accompanying questions, finely tuned to the specifications and difficulty levels of the real SAT*. We have also included a FREE online SAT* vocabulary course. Read it and reap: Learn from it, use it, and gain the confidence of knowing you have an edge over everyone else. Good luck with the SAT*!

5 lb. Book of GRE Practice Problems

Author: Manhattan Prep

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1941234526

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1038

View: 8670

Manhattan Prep’s 5 lb. Book of GRE Practice Problems is an essential resource for students of any level who are preparing for the GRE revised General Exam. Recently updated to more closely reflect the nuances of the GRE exam, this book offers more than 1,800 questions across 33 chapters and online to provide students with comprehensive practice. Developed by our expert instructors, the problems in this book are sensibly grouped into practice sets and mirror those found on the GRE in content, form, and style. Students can build fundamental skills in math and verbal through targeted practice while easy-to-follow explanations and step-by-step applications help cement their understanding of the concepts tested on the GRE. In addition, students can take their practice to the next level with online question banks that provide realistic, computer-based practice to better simulate the GRE test-taking experience. Purchase of this book includes access to an online video introduction, online banks of GRE practice problems, and the GRE Challenge Problem Archive.

New SAT Reading

Vice and Virtue in the Exploration of Democracy

Author: Khalid Khashoggi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781535244886

Category:

Page: 216

View: 8664

Dense text and U.S. founding documents are made easy and accessible through this practice book. Students receive a chapter-by-chapter overview of principles and tenets that establish American democracy and its influence on a global scale. Included in each chapter are passages with questions that match the quality of the New SAT U.S. History/ Global Conversation passages. - Chapter-by-chapter overviews on democratic history- 50 specialized U.S. History/ Global Conversation passages- 500 SAT Reading practice questions

TOEFL 5lb Book of Practice Problems

Online + Book

Author: Manhattan Prep

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1506218717

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 1344

View: 2908

Manhattan Prep’s TOEFL 5 lb. Book of Practice Problems is an essential resource for students of any level who are preparing for the TOEFL. With more than 1,500 questions across 46 chapters in the book and in online resources, TOEFL 5 lb. provides students with comprehensive practice. Developed by our expert instructors, the problems in this book are sensibly grouped into practice sets and mirror those found on the TOEFL in content, form, and style. Students can build fundamental skills in Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing through targeted practice, while easy-to-follow explanations and step-by-step processes help cement their understanding of the concepts tested on the TOEFL. In addition, students can take their practice to the next level with online question banks that provide realistic, computer-based practice to better simulate the TOEFL test-taking experience. Purchase of this book includes access to additional online resources and practice.

New SAT Grammar Workbook

Author: Khalid Khashoggi

Publisher: Ilex Publishing

ISBN: 9780996406413

Category: Study Aids

Page: 320

View: 2035

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.

McGraw-Hill's 10 ACT Practice Tests, Second Edition

Author: Steven W. Dulan

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071591478

Category: Study Aids

Page: 435

View: 5633

We want to give you the practice you need on the ACT McGraw-Hill's 10 ACT Practice Tests helps you gauge what the test measures, how it's structured, and how to budget your time in each section. Written by the founder and faculty of Advantage Education, one of America's most respected providers of school-based test-prep classes, this book provides you with the intensive ACT practice that will help your scores improve from each test to the next. You'll be able to sharpen your skills, boost your confidence, reduce your stress-and to do your very best on test day. 10 complete sample ACT exams, with full explanations for every answer 10 sample writing prompts for the optional ACT essay portion Scoring Worksheets to help you calculate your total score for every test Expert guidance in prepping students for the ACT More practice and extra help online ACT is a registered trademark of ACT, Inc., which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

The Official SAT Study Guide

Author: College Entrance Examination Board,The College Board

Publisher: The College Board

ISBN: 0874478529

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1100

View: 2270

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 Official ACT Prep Guide

Author: ACT

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119398908

Category: Study Aids

Page: 720

View: 435

The only guide from the ACT organization, the makers of the exam, revised and updated for 2017 and beyond The Official ACT Prep Guide, 2018 Edition, Revised and Updated is the must-have resource for college bound students. The guide is the go-to handbook for ACT preparation and the only guide from the makers of the exam. The book and online content includes the actual ACT test forms (taken from real ACT exams). In addition, this comprehensive resource has everything students need to know about when they are preparing for and taking the ACT. The book contains information on how to register for the exam, proven test-taking strategies, ideas for preparing mentally and physically, gearing up for test day, and much more. This invaluable guide includes additional questions and material that contains articles on everything from preparing a standout college application and getting into your top-choice school to succeeding in college The bestselling prep guide from the makers of the ACT test Offers bonus online contest to help boost college readiness Contains the real ACT test forms used in previous years This new edition offers students updated data on scoring your writing test, new reporting categories, as well as updated tips on how to do your best preparing for the test and on the actual test day from the team at ACT. It also offers additional 400 practice questions that are available online.

Sat Five Verbal Tests 2016

Author: Khalid Khashoggi

Publisher: Immigration Enforcement Solutions, LLC

ISBN: 9780996406420

Category:

Page: 158

View: 9234

IES SAT test prep 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 book features five full Reading and Writing practice tests, along with answer explanations that show students how to deal with the nuances and intricacies of the New SAT. Starting in 2016, students all across America will take a dramatically redesigned version of the SAT. While the test will still address the essentials of grammar and reading comprehension, the format will be completely transformednew pacing, new question types, and new required skillsets. To excel, you will need consistent practice with supremely accurate material. Yet books that offer such material are in short supply, as most test prep companies scramble to adapt to a rapidly evolving SAT market. Created by the world-class editors and educators of Integrated Educational Services, this collection of five Verbal Tests for the New SAT fulfills the needs of students as no other volume can. Test takers who are ready to move above and beyond the already-released College Board testsor even those who are just starting outwill find much to learn in this efficient volume. Discover Reading and Grammar sections that match the official SAT in design and difficulty. Then, use self-assessments, scaled scores, and the most insightful answer explanations on the market to gauge your performance. This book extends the history of success that we at IES have built over the past fifteen years have guided thousands of students to high 2300s and perfect 2400 scores. Now, we are more than ready for a new era in SAT publishing and education. Dont be daunted by the redesigned test. Use this book to gain precision and confidenceand to become one of the very first students to take c

Grammar Workbook for the SAT, ACT... and More

Author: George Ehrenhaft

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764134449

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 250

View: 3013

(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.

The Real ACT, 3rd Edition

Author: ACT, Inc.

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 9780768934328

Category: Study Aids

Page: 936

View: 7852

The Real ACT is the only book with insider test-taking tips and strategy, practice tests, and insight from the makers of the ACT. This comprehensive guide has everything one needs to know about the ACT-test content, structure, and format info! The only guide that includes 5 previously administered, full-length ACT tests written by the actual test maker (including 2 NEW practice tests) ACT content and procedures you'll follow when actually taking the test Valuable information about tuition payment plans All the question types you can expect to find on the ACT Suggestions on how you might approach the questions and Peterson's tried-and-true test-taking strategies and tips

A History of the Book in America

Volume 5: The Enduring Book: Print Culture in Postwar America

Author: David Paul Nord,Joan Shelley Rubin,Michael Schudson

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 1469625830

Category: History

Page: 640

View: 9362

The fifth volume of A History of the Book in America addresses the economic, social, and cultural shifts affecting print culture from World War II to the present. During this period factors such as the expansion of government, the growth of higher education, the climate of the Cold War, globalization, and the development of multimedia and digital technologies influenced the patterns of consolidation and diversification established earlier. The thirty-three contributors to the volume explore the evolution of the publishing industry and the business of bookselling. The histories of government publishing, law and policy, the periodical press, literary criticism, and reading--in settings such as schools, libraries, book clubs, self-help programs, and collectors' societies--receive imaginative scrutiny as well. The Enduring Book demonstrates that the corporate consolidations of the last half-century have left space for the independent publisher, that multiplicity continues to define American print culture, and that even in the digital age, the book endures. Contributors: David Abrahamson, Northwestern University James L. Baughman, University of Wisconsin-Madison Kenneth Cmiel (d. 2006) James Danky, University of Wisconsin-Madison Robert DeMaria Jr., Vassar College Donald A. Downs, University of Wisconsin-Madison Robert W. Frase (d. 2003) Paul C. Gutjahr, Indiana University David D. Hall, Harvard Divinity School John B. Hench, American Antiquarian Society Patrick Henry, New York City College of Technology Dan Lacy (d. 2001) Marshall Leaffer, Indiana University Bruce Lewenstein, Cornell University Elizabeth Long, Rice University Beth Luey, Arizona State University Tom McCarthy, Beirut, Lebanon Laura J. Miller, Brandeis University Priscilla Coit Murphy, Chapel Hill, N.C. David Paul Nord, Indiana University Carol Polsgrove, Indiana University David Reinking, Clemson University Jane Rhodes, Macalester College John V. Richardson Jr., University of California, Los Angeles Joan Shelley Rubin, University of Rochester Michael Schudson, University of California, San Diego, and Columbia University Linda Scott, University of Oxford Dan Simon, Seven Stories Press Ilan Stavans, Amherst College Harvey M. Teres, Syracuse University John B. Thompson, University of Cambridge Trysh Travis, University of Florida Jonathan Zimmerman, New York University

Sat Reading

Author: Khalid Khashoggi

Publisher: Immigration Enforcement Solutions, LLC

ISBN: 9780996406406

Category:

Page: 176

View: 6821

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.

The Official ACT Prep Pack with 5 Full Practice Tests (3 in Official ACT Prep Guide + 2 Online)

Author: ACT

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119490782

Category: Education

Page: 720

View: 2014

The Official ACT Prep Guide 2018 and ACT Online Prep have been combined to make the most comprehensive guide written by the makers of the ACT: The Official ACT Prep Pack. ACT Online Prep is an adaptive computer-based learning program, which means it will adjust to your learning curve and provide you a customized study plan based on your performance and the amount of time you have before test day! An access card within the book provides your unique access code along with instructions on how to start using ACT Online Prep. Once you register, you will have access to ACT Online Prep for 6-months. The Official ACT Prep Pack is a powerful tool providing you: The Official ACT Guide 2018 bestselling book 6-months access to ACT Online Prep 5 genuine full-length practice tests (three in current book and two online) Optional Writing tests 2,400+ additional online practice questions Free mobile app for on-the-go learning Game center to further test knowledge Flashcards customized for individual review needs Custom or standard learning paths Daily goals and tracking to help maintain focus Advice and guidance for test day By using the strategies and tools provided in The Official ACT Prep Pack, you can feel comfortable and confident that you’re prepared to do your best on test day.

Barron's ACT

Author: Brian Stewart

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9781438076379

Category: ACT Assessment

Page: 816

View: 6837

College-bound students preparing for the ACT will find the help they need in this fully updated edition of Barron's trusted ACT study manual. With over 1,600 practice questions in the book and 432 additional questions on the optional CD-ROM, this manual has the greatest quantity of high-quality review material available. Its helpful features include: A detailed overview of the ACT with comprehensive answers to frequently asked questions A chapter on optimizing the test-taking mindset and managing test anxiety A full-length diagnostic test with thorough guidance on using the results for targeting preparation Four full-length model tests with comprehensive answer explanations Extensive subject reviews that cover all parts of the ACT: English, math, reading, science, and the writing test Easy, medium, and hard practice passages that enable students to customize their study Proven test-taking strategies for students of all ability levels Recommended study plans based on the amount of time available to prepare The manual can be purchased alone or with an optional CD-ROM that includes two additional full-length practice tests with answers, explanations, and automatic scoring.