SAT Writing Essentials by LearningExpress Editors

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The SAT writing examination contains forty nine multiple-choice questions and an essay. SAT Writing Essentials mirrors the genuine try out with 35 mins dedicated to the questions, by means of 25 mins for the essay. Incorporating the SAT’s most modern alterations, those questions emphasize grammar and utilization and the simplest approach to revise a sentence or passage. The ebook covers particular innovations for writing a timed essay and contains 4 various perform writing exams to successfully arrange scholars for the essay.

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The SAT writing examination contains forty nine multiple-choice questions and an essay. SAT Writing Essentials mirrors the genuine try out with 35 mins dedicated to the questions, by means of 25 mins for the essay. Incorporating the SAT’s most modern alterations, those questions emphasize grammar and utilization and the simplest approach to revise a sentence or passage. The ebook covers particular innovations for writing a timed essay and contains 4 various perform writing exams to successfully arrange scholars for the essay.

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Add ’s to form the singular possessive, even when the noun ends in s: I went to visit my great-grandfather’s alma mater. The school’s lunchroom needs to be cleaned. The Future Farmers of America’s meeting was moved to Monday. The drummer’s solo received a standing ovation. 6. Use an ’s to form the plurals of letters, figures, and numbers used as words, as well as certain expressions of time and money. The expressions of time and money do not indicate ownership in the usual sense: Mr. Perkins’s persuasive essay was very convincing.

The underlined text may contain an error in sentence construction, grammar, word choice, or punctuation. Choice a repeats the original underlined text. If there is no error in the underlined portion, choose a. If there is an error, select the answer choice that most effectively expresses the meaning of the sentence without any ambiguity or awkwardness. Answers can be found at the end of the chapter. 11. I’m getting forgetful; yesterday, my wallet was misplaced by me. a. forgetful; yesterday, my wallet was misplaced by me.

If it does, you must choose the best one of four versions of the sentence. To do so, you must consider not only what is correct but also what is the most clear and effective way to express an idea. We’ll first look at how these questions are structured, then review the writing issues you’re most likely to encounter. Before you try your hand at ten Improving Sentences questions, you’ll learn the best strategies for approaching them. Question Structure In each Improving Sentences question, part or all of the sentence will be underlined.

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