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GED RLA For Dummies

Achim K. Krull, Murray Shukyn

ISBN: 978-1-119-03006-5 September 2015 240 Pages


Read and write your way to excellence on the GED RLA Test

Does the thought of taking the GED RLA Test make you red in the face? Fear not! With the help of GED RLA Test For Dummies, you'll get up to speed on the new structure and computer-based format of the GED and gain the confidence and know-how to pass the RLA Test like a pro. Packed with helpful guidance and instruction, this hands-on test-prep guide covers the concepts covered onthe GED RLA Test and gives you ample practice opportunities to assess your understanding of the Language Arts, Writing, and Language Arts Reading sections of the exam.

Designed to test your understanding of reading, writing, and editing skills, the GED RLA Test can be tough for the uninitiated. Luckily, this fun and accessible guide breaks down each section of the exam into easily digestible parts, making everything you'll encounter on exam day feel like a breeze! Inside, you'll find methods to sharpen your reading and language arts test skills, tips on how to approach GED RLA question types and formats, practice questions and study exercises, and a full-length practice test to help you pinpoint where you need more study help.

  • Presents reviews of the GED RLA test question types and basic computer skills
  • Offers passages and questions that assess reading comprehension, language conventions, and usage
  • Includes one full-length GED RLA practice test
  • Provides scoring guidelines and detailed answer explanations

Even if reading, writing, and editing have never been your strong suit, GED RLA Test For Dummies makes it easy to pass this crucial exam and obtain your hard-earned graduate equivalency diploma.

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with the GED RLA Test 5

Chapter 1: Taking a Quick Glance at the GED RLA Test 7

Chapter 2: Prepping for the RLA Test 15

Chapter 3: Uncovering Your Strengths and Weaknesses with a Diagnostic Test 27

Chapter 4: Succeeding on the GED RLA Test 51

Part II: Enhancing Your RLA Skills 61

Chapter 5: Understanding the Written Word 63

Chapter 6: Analyzing Arguments and Weighing Evidence 93

Chapter 7: Mastering Language Conventions and Usage 119

Chapter 8: Penning Powerful Prose for the Extended Response 151

Part III: Putting Your RLA Knowledge and Skills to the Test 171

Chapter 9: Taking an RLA Practice Test 173

Chapter 10: Answers and Explanations for the RLA Practice Test 193

Part IV: The Part of Tens 201

Chapter 11: Ten Tips for Faster Reading and Improved Comprehension 203

Chapter 12: Avoiding Ten Tricky Writing Errors 211

Index 217