AP LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION

Course ID: 207423
 
Open to grades: 11
 
UC/CSU eligibility: This course is approved for "B" English credit
 
Prerequisites: None (see description)
 
This study of rhetoric will foster writing flexibility and skill in a variety of modes, (synthesis, argumentative, and analytical), applicable to subject areas in college and in personal and professional situations. Students will read various complex fictional and nonfictional texts with a focus on comprehension and close analysis and will read such texts additionally as models for their own writing. Much of the reading required for the course is completed at home. Emphasis will be placed on skills necessary to pass the AP English Language and Composition exam. Students are expected to take the AP exam. English Department Recommendation: Grade of B or higher in most recent English course