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CLEP College Composition 2 Critical Reading And Writing

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  • Answer 42 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to compare.






2. Examples of a signal phrase when the author is Agreeing






3. Define what it means for a story to be considered a 'coming of age' piece of literature. Give an example.






4. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to illustrate.






5. Define what a transitional expression is and explain its importance.






6. On average - how many words should a sentence have?






7. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to qualify.






8. What does critical thinking do to benefit a student?






9. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to contrast.






10. Examples of a signal phrase when the author is Neutral






11. What a correct outline should look like.






12. When managing time - a student should ______________.






13. What words define critical thinking?






14. Examples of a signal phrase when the author is Suggestive






15. The steps in creating a manuscript






16. Subject






17. The criteria of forming a critical response.






18. The thesis function.






19. An appropriate outline should consist of...






20. Some characteristics of an well written paragraph.






21. What is a parallel structure used for?






22. How many words should the average paragraph contain?






23. Good habits for a student to form when note taking for reading comprehension.






24. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to show a result or effect.






25. What should be on a drafting and revising checklist?






26. Steps to be taken in structuring an essay






27. Paragraph






28. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to add.






29. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to concede (a point).






30. A description of a closed thesis statement.






31. Examples of paired items.






32. Examples of a signal phrase when the author is Argumentative






33. The techniques of critical reading.






34. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to place in time.






35. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to emphasize.






36. Examples of a signal phrase when the author is Uneasy






37. Four out of the eight ways which are most helpful when developing and shaping ideas.






38. Define plagiarism.






39. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to place.






40. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to summarize.






41. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to give a reason or cause.






42. What are examples of parallel structures using items in a series?