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AP English Language and Composition (UC/CSU) 11-12

Students in this course will develop writing flexibility and skill in a variety of writing modes which can be applied in all subject areas in college and in personal and professional situations which require writing. Writing will focus on Narration, Exposition, and Argumentation modes. Students will read a variety of non-fiction as models for their writing. Emphasis will be placed on acquiring the skills necessary to pass the AP Language and Composition exam. This college-level course requires a high level of motivation and commitment due to the extensive reading and writing requirements. Several non-fiction works will be required reading over the summer in preparation for the course. May be offered only one term each school year.


Recommended: Grade "B" or high in most recent English class.