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Master the SAT Writing section by learning a few simple rules.
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Created by Philip Lee
Last updated 6/2016
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What Will I Learn?
Answer every multiple choice question with confidence
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  • A copy of the The Official SAT Study Guide

In this course, you will learn how to master Writing & Language section of the SAT. This course is for you if you usually pick an answer based on "what sounds right."

Learn how to pick an answer based on

  1. Connected meaning - pick an answer that connects with the sentences around it.
  2. Grammar - learn the main grammar rules that are tested.
  3. Style - discover what the College Board considers to be 'good' style.

After taking this course, you should practice these skills with the Official SAT Study guide to see results.

Who is the target audience?
  • Students willing to put the time and effort into learning the rules and applying them to each question.
  • NOT for students who aren't willing to put practice applying these skills.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 27 Lectures Collapse All 27 Lectures 03:39:27
1 Lecture 03:32

Find out why you should take this course in this lecture.

Preview 03:32
Connected Meaning
5 Lectures 32:08
Sentence Placement

Some questions are just freebies! Learn how to answer one of the easiest types of questions in the Writing & Language section.

Answer the Question

Use the sentence context to pick the word with the meaning that fits exactly with its context.

Word & Sentence Meaning

If you use transitions in your writing, this one should be easy! If you don't use transitions, then it's vital that you learn how to use them in order to improve the logical flow of your writing.

This is a great chance to learn some of the most important transitions since the College Board tests this skill relentlessly.


Graphs are pretty easy once you get the hang of them. Learn how to read them quickly and effectively.

Basic Grammar
5 Lectures 33:25

Let's learn the 7 main parts of speech that are the foundations of grammar.

Parts of Speech

When is a verb not a verb? When it's a verbal...

Very few people know that any words ending in an "-ing" are NOT verbs. This is critical for every student!


Possessives are pretty easy, but the College Board tests this one a lot, so it's worth reviewing.


We all now how to use a period, but are you confident with your comma usage or just guessing?

How about colons, semi-colons, and em-dashes? If not, this is the lecture for you.


Weirder or more weird? Happier or more happy? Commoner or more common?

Do you know the exact usage rules for comparatives and superlatives?

Comparatives & Superlatives
Advanced Grammar
14 Lectures 02:23:05
Overview of the advanced grammar rules

1A Clauses & Fragments

Bonus: Noun Clauses

1B Joining Clauses

2A Subject Verb Agreement

2C Tense Agreement

3A Dangling Modifiers

3B Adjective Clauses

Bonus: Reduced Adjective Clauses

3C Appositives

4A Parallel Lists

4B Parallel Comparisons

4C Parallel Correlative Pairs
1 Lecture 06:17

Sometimes, all the answers make sense within the context and are grammatically correct.

If you find this kind of question, you must now pick based on STYLE!

Next Steps
1 Lecture 01:00

Find out what you need to do next to reach your target score.

Next Steps
About the Instructor
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I grew up and attended college in Australia, but moved to the USA for grad school and have fallen in love with America.

Having worked in education for a number of years before grad school, I felt the passion to return to helping students achieve their potential.

In particular, I specialize in helping students master the SAT and ACT. Over the years, I have developed a foolproof method of attacking these tests that have produced amazing results for all my students. Using these methods, I have scored perfectly on both tests and have even trained students as young as 14 to achieve their own perfect scores.

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