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Table of Contents
About the Author Acknowledgments Introduction Part I: The ACT English Test Chapter 1. Format and Scoring Chapter 2. ACT English Diagnostic Test Chapter 3. Grammar Review Chapter 4. Strategies and Techniques Chapter 5. Applying Strategies, Building Skills Chapter 6. ACT English Practice Test 1 Chapter 7. ACT English Practice Test 2 Part II: ACT Reading Diagnostic Test Chapter 8. Format and Scoring Chapter 9. ACT Reading Diagnostic Test Chapter 10. Speed Reading Chapter 11. Strategies and Techniques Chapter 12. Applying Strategies, Building Skills Chapter 13. ACT Reading Practice Test 1 Chapter 14. ACT Reading Practice Test 2 Part III: The ACT Writing Test Chapter 15. Format and Scoring Chapter 16. ACT Writing Diagnostic Test Chapter 17. Strategies and Techniques Chapter 18. Applying Strategies, Building Skills Chapter 19. ACT Writing Practice Tests--Set 1 Chapter 20. ACT Writing Practice Tests--Set 2 Part IV: Appendixes Appendix A. ACT Vocabulary List Appendix B. Quick Review Sheet Appendix C. Additional Resources
Steven W. Dulan is the founder and president of Advantage Education, which offers live test prep classes at high schools and colleges as well as distance-learning programs over the Internet.