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Learning Recommendations:  It is strongly recommended that students have at least a B+ in their current English

General Description: Students in this course, which fuses the critical reading, writing and thinking skills of an introductory college-level course with primarily American Literature readings, develop their abilities to work with language and text with an awareness of rhetorical purpose and strategy. The course allows students to develop their skills in expository, analytical and argumentative writing, and emphasizes the synthesis of primary and secondary sources to develop their writings. Students learn to read complex material, integrate material from these texts into their own writing, and cite sources based on the conventions of the Modern Language Association (MLA). Through this course, students are prepared for the AP English Language and Composition Exam.

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Equipment to be provided by student:   Students have the option of paying to take the AP English Language exam