Advanced Placement English Language: Exam Details

The exam is approximately of three hours and 15 minutes and contains two sections-multiple choice and free response. The multiple choice section comprises of worth 45% and the free response section comprises of 55% of the final exam grade.

Section I: Multiple Choice-55 questions; 1 hour

The multiple choice section aims to test your ability and analytical skills to read closely and analyse the rhetoric of prose passages.

Total scores of the multiple-choice section will be based on the correct answers. Points are neither deducted for incorrect answers nor points are awarded for unanswered questions.

Section II: Free Response-3 essays; 2 hours plus a compulsory 15 minute reading period

The free response questions aims to test your skills on composition and also requires close reading, thoughtful rhetorical analysis, and purposeful argumentation power. Following section also includes some questions which will test your ability to effectively make an argument of your own by combining and citing several supplied sources, it also includes one visual source.