Ace the ACT English Test

Learn how to get a killer score on the ACT English section.
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  • Lectures 37
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

This course will cover the most important things you need to know to get a high score on the ACT English test. It goes through the types of questions that will be on the test and how to respond to them. You will learn from someone who scored a 35 on the English section how to score high by knowing all the tricks and rules behind the questions.

You will receive a combination of test questions and explanations, so that you can apply what you've learned from this course and feel very confident about taking the test. The ACT test primarily asks three types of questions: Conciseness, Consistency, and Correctness. Here you will learn in a very simple way all about what these questions are looking for and the important things to know to answer them with ease.

This course is suitable for anyone looking to improve their score on an upcoming ACT English test. This course gives you rundown on the important things that you need to know, and if you want to take more sample tests from another source to get more comfortable that is always a smart thing to do. If you have any questions I will be glad to help you. Good luck!

What are the requirements?

  • Students don't need anything except for a desire to do well on the ACT English test.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the types of questions that will be on the ACT English test and answer them correctly.
  • Be confident about their ability to do well on the test.
  • Do extremely well on test day.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for people who want to score high on the ACT English test. It gives in the simplest and most efficient way possible the information that students need to know to ace the test.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting Started

Introduction to this course and how the story of how I scored a 35 on the English test.


The important basics about the English test you need to know.

Sample Passages
9 pages

Answer these sample questions as best you can.


Review of the first sample passage.


Review of the second sample passage.

Review of the third sample passage.

The three key types of questions that you'll encounter on the test.

Section 2: Consistency Rules
Consistency Sample Questions
2 pages

Answer these consistency sample questions as best you can. Remember that number (plural/singular) always has to match, as does time (past/present/future).

Consistency Sample Review

Adverb rules.

2 pages

Answer these adverb sample questions as best you can.


Review of adverb sample questions.

Modifiers Sample Questions
2 pages

Answer these questions about modifiers as best you can. Remember that modifiers should be next to the thing they're modifying.


Review of modifier sample questions.

Section 3: Sample Passages and Conciseness Rules
6 pages

Answer these sample passages as best you can.


Review of the first sample passage.


Review of the second sample passage.


Tips about conciseness, one of the most common types of questions on the test.

2 pages

Answer these conciseness questions as best you can. Remember to remove anything not necessary to get the point across.


Review of the conciseness questions.

Section 4: Correctness Rules

An explanation of the rules of commas.

3 pages

The ACT comma rules cheatsheet.


The rules of semicolons and colons.

Comma Sample Questions
2 pages

Do your best with these comma sample questions.


Review of comma sample questions.


Overview of commonly mistaken words.

2 pages

List of commonly mistaken words along with questions.


Review of commonly mistaken words questions.

Section 5: Last Tips and Final Review

The other types of questions that you may encounter on the test.

7 pages

Good luck with these sample passages.


Review of the first sample passage.

Sample Passages Review 2

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Instructor Biography

Daniel Johnston, Chess Expert and Teacher, Investment Enthusiast

My interest in the stock market began in 2008 around the time of the financial meltdown. Over that time I have learned a lot about investing smartly and buying good companies so that you can watch your money grow over time.

I am also knowledgeable about chess, having played it since I was six years old and being ranked in the top 50 players in the country for my age. I have taught chess to many people and helped them become skilled at the game.

I have been writing since I was very young and have since started Kid Writers Magazine, a writing magazine specifically for kids. I have also written several books for kids.

Additionally I have experience with websites and website creation, creating my first web sites at eight years old and maintaining several popular sites.

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