- Series: Schaum S
- Paperback: 288 pages
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 1 edition (March 26, 2004)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0071416676
- ISBN-13: 978-0071416672
- Product Dimensions: 7.3 x 0.7 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,699,703 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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SAT 2400! : A Sneak Preview of the New SAT English Test 1st Edition
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From the Back Cover
Maximize your New SAT score with the help of this powerful learning tool
If you're scheduled to take the SAT in March 2005 or later, get ready for something completely new. This revamped SAT features an entirely new Writing Section, a revised Critical Reading Section, and an increase in the maximum possible score from1600 to 2400. That means that English language skills will now account for two thirds of your SAT score. What's the best way to prepare yourself for this challenging new exam? SAT 2400!
This score-boosting guide to the new SAT jump-starts your test preparation with detailed explanations of the new and revised English sections and clear, complete instructions for taking--and acing--the new exam. Award-winning English professor Laurie Rozakis puts you on a firm footing with Five Great Ways to Prepare for the SAT. Her surefire tips and strategies for SAT success include:
- Proven tactics for answering the three types of critical reading questions
- Five steps for mastering sentence completions
- Strategies for ensuring a high score on multiple choice writing questions
- Top ten hints for writing a high-scoring essay
Complete with hundreds of sample questions, a diagnostic test to help you focus in your studies, and full-length verbal SATs with answer keys for practice, SAT 2400! is packed with all of the resources, guidance, and confidence-building help you need to do your very best on the new SAT.
About the Author
Laurie Rozakis, Ph.D. (Farmingdale, NY) is associate professor of English at the State University of New York College of Technology at Farmingdale. She has taught writing and critical reading skills for more than 25 years.
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After the diagnostic test, Rozakis provides strategies for approaching each type of test question. Sample questions provide opportunity for practice, and answers are thoroughly explained. Rozakis's strategies for the essay address organization as well as the critical issue of time management.
Ample white space makes the book user-friendly, and typographical devices make the different kinds of information easy to find.
Rozakis offers about ten pages of content review (sentences, modifiers, pronouns, etc.) for the writing component of the test. While this may be helpful to those basically familiar with the information, many students will require more than this cursory brushup.
Two additional practice tests (complete with cut-out answer sheet and fully explained answers) round out the book. An index enables users to quickly find desired information.