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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 a signal phrase when the author is Suggestive






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






3. Subject






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






5. The techniques of critical reading.






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






7. Examples of paired items.






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






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






10. An appropriate outline should consist of...






11. What is a parallel structure used for?






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






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






14. What a correct outline should look like.






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






16. When managing time - a student should ______________.






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






18. A description of a closed thesis statement.






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






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






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






22. Steps to be taken in structuring an essay






23. Define plagiarism.






24. What words define critical thinking?






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






26. The criteria of forming a critical response.






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






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






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






30. The steps in creating a manuscript






31. Some characteristics of an well written paragraph.






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






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






34. The thesis function.






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






36. How many words should the average paragraph contain?






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






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






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






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






41. Paragraph






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