Connect AP to Majors and Careers

Explore the relationships between AP courses, majors, and careers based on your choice.

Your Search
AP English Language and Composition
Start a New Search

AP Course: AP English Language and Composition

Important: We're now offering free, live AP online classes and review lessons for AP English Language and Composition to help you prepare for your exam even if your school is closed due to COVID-19. See the course schedule or browse the YouTube playlist. We'll also offer at-home testing for 2020 AP Exams. Note that any related adjustments to 2020 AP Exams, such as length or content covered, may not be reflected on all AP Students pages.

Learn about the elements of argument and composition as you develop your critical-reading and writing skills. You’ll read and analyze nonfiction works from various periods and write essays with different aims: for example, to explain an idea, argue a point, or persuade your reader of something.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Skill: Reading closely, analyzing, and interpreting a piece of writing
  • Skill: Evaluating a source of information
  • Skill: Gathering and consolidating information from different sources
  • Skill: Writing an evidence-based argument
  • Skill: Drafting and revising a piece of writing
Learn More About This Course

AP can get you on your path