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1 Category: AP Courses

2 Field: English

3 Course: AP English Language and Composition

AP English Language and Composition

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

  • Reading closely, analyzing, and interpreting a piece of writing

  • Evaluating a source of information

  • Gathering and consolidating information from different sources

  • Writing an evidence-based argument

  • Drafting and revising a piece of writing

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