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Category: ACT English Test

Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT: Conjunctions in ACT English

Conjunctions are the mediators of the grammar world. They bring words and phrases together and say, “Hey, you guys go together like peas AND carrots.”     Or, they agree to disagree: “You’re cool, BUT we have really different opinions.”     Or they sometimes get feisty and issue ultimatums: “We are going to have […]

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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT Video: ACT Idioms

  ACT English: Idioms Idiom questions are a category of ACT English questions that many students absolutely despise. They are the test-taker’s nemesis because they can’t be solved with any one grammar rule. You just have to know them. Since idioms are so scary sounding, let’s think about them in a slightly different way. On […]

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Susanna Langholm

Cracking the ACT English Code: Usage and Mechanics (Part 1)

With today’s smartphone-driven jargon, it is easy to lose sight of the foundational grammar upon which the rich English language is built: a texting dialogue filled with acronyms, sentence fragments, abbreviations and emojis doesn’t exactly hold us accountable for remembering these rules. Unfortunately, the ACT still does. With that, let’s take a look at the […]

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT English Practice

Whether you’re looking for free resources, practice tests, or questions, we’ve got you covered! Check out this post for ACT English practice resources.

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Rita Neumann

Introducing: New ACT English Test Resource!

You already know about our ACT Study Plans, which help you schedule your ACT prep day-by-day and week-by-week. Today, I’m excited to introduce our first test-specific study guide! Click the image below to check out our English Test Study Guide:  

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Rita Neumann

Idioms on the ACT English Test

The word “idiom” tends to make many ACT students uncomfortable. What does the word refer to, and how can it help you get more ACT English questions correct? Simply put, an “idiom” is an expression, which consists of at least two words that naturally seem to “go” together. It is something that native speakers of […]

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Magoosh ACT

ACT English-How to Spot Conjunctions

The ACT English Test consists of several short essays with underlined sections. You’ll have to determine whether there is a grammatical error in each underlined portion, and select the best answer choice. You won’t need to identify a specific word as a “conjunction,” but if you know what they are, you’ll better be able to […]

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Magoosh ACT

ACT Grammar

On the ACT English Test as long as you know what underlined portion is incorrect, you won’t have to necessarily know how to fix it. Three choices will contain a grammar error, and one will be correct. Make sure to look out for these commonly-tested ACT grammar errors so you can ace the ACT English […]

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