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Contemporary's GED Language Arts, Writing
Ellen Carley Frechette
Tim Collins


Completely rewritten for the 21st century, Contemporary's popular GED Satellite series provides clear instruction in the skills required to pass all five areas of the GED Test. A clean, appealing format together with plenty of practice makes these books excellent study guides to help students succeed on the GED Test. The series includes:

  • Language Arts, Reading
  • Language Arts, Writing
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Mathematics

Each book in the series begins with a Pretest to help students identify their strengths and weaknesses and to targed their study. Content-area chapters present key concepts on which hundreds of GED-type questions are based. A full-length Posttest in the GED format enables students to check their understanding of subject-area concepts they have studied in the book. After reviewing any necessary materials, students can take a full-length Practice Test to determine their readiness for the actual test.

Contemporary's GED: Language Arts, Writing

Part I: Editing
  • Sentence Basics
  • Using Verbs
  • Combining Sentences
  • Organization
  • Using Correct Language
  • Mechanics

Part II: The Essay
  • Preparing for the GED Essay
  • Gathering Your Ideas
  • Organizing Your Ideas
  • Writing Your GED Essay
  • Revising Your GED Essay
  • Review of the Writing Process

Special Features
  • Essential grammar and usage rules focus on grammar and punctuation in context
  • GED-format multiple-choice questions provide hundreds of practice opportunities
  • Test-taking strategies offer guidelines for successfully completing the GED Test
  • GED-type essay topics provide critical practice for the actual GED Essay