The AP English Language course is designed to develop critical literacy and facilitate informed citizenship in students.
To that end, students examine and discuss non-fiction works of various types and themes, summarizing who is being addressed, what is being said, how the idea is being presented and why it is being said.
An exam must total a minimum of 112 to receive a 5.
There is no set syllabus or recommended reading for the course.
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The free-response section of the exam will require you to write three essays, as outlined in the course description on College Board.
There are three types of articles, and each year the content is changed. You will be presented a topic and must choose a position.
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