CLEP* Study Guide

English Composition

The only study guide that teaches you what you need to know to pass the English Composition exam (with no prior knowledge needed), and is constantly updated based on student feedback to guarantee you the best possible results.

About the CLEP* Exam

The English Composition (with or without Essay) CLEP exam is designed to test writing skills that a student would typically learn in a first-year college composition course. InstantCert's course prepares you for the multiple choice portion of the exam, focusing on sentence-level composition skills; students taking the version that includes an essay will need to prepare for the essay-writing portion using other resources.

Topics Covered in this Course

Basic Grammar
Parts of speech
Independent / dependent clauses
Incomplete sentences and run-on sentences
Combining sentences
Identifying Sentence Errors, Improving Sentences, and Restructuring Sentences
Sentence boundaries
Clarity of expression
Agreement: subject-verb; verb tense; pronoun reference, shift, number
Syntax: parallelism, coordination, subordination, dangling modifiers
Sentence variety

Customer Test Results for this Exam

269 users submitted test results since January, 2006.
249 of those users reported a passing score (93%).

Below are ten of the most recent user-submitted test results. These are unfiltered, real results that were submitted by InstantCert students:

Date of ExamResultScore
Sep 3, 2021failed48
Aug 17, 2021passed80
Aug 12, 2021passed61
Aug 11, 2021failed49
Aug 9, 2021failed20
Aug 2, 2021passed64
Jul 28, 2021passed67
Jul 23, 2021passed57
Jun 28, 2021passed62
May 15, 2021passed74
Live, unfiltered results posted by InstantCert students

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