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Accuplacer Reading and English Preparation

The Accuplacer English placement test has two parts: Sentence Skills and Reading Comprehension. 


Each part consists of 20 questions.  The test is not timed, but may take approximately one hour. The Sentence Skills test measures your ability to correct sentences by substituting a word or phrase underlined in the sentence. It will also ask you to specifically rewrite sentences without changing the meaning. Reading Comprehension measures your analytical and comprehensive reading skills and your ability to apply what you have read.


 Samples of Both Tests

  1. College Board Official Web-Based Study App for computers - FREE - Interactive practice tests for ACCUPLACER™ Arithmetic, Elementary Algebra, College-Level Math, Reading Comprehension and Essay Skills tests   
  2. Accuplacer Test Descriptions and Samples from The College Board 
  3. Accuplacer Free Sample Questions from The College Board
  4. Advancer - Montgomery College offers an intensive online tutorial program for each of the three Accuplacer test subjects:  Mathematics, Reading Comprehension, and Sentence Skills.  Register for Advancer here.


Reading Comprehension Sample Tests

  1. Dallas County Community College District Dallas TX  
  2. Sandhills Community College NC Reading Practice Test
  3. Reading Comprehension Passaic County Community College 
  4. Studyguidezone:
  5. Test Prep
  6. Aims Community College, CO  
  7. Central Piedmont CC, NC – Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Videos 

Sentence Skills (English) Sample Tests: 

  1. Practice Test  Dallas County Community College District TX  
  2. Sentence Skills Sample Test  StudyguideZone 
  3. Sandhills CC NC Sentence Skills Practice Test
  4. Accuplacer Sentence Skills Videos Central Piedmont CC, NC 
  5. Aims Community College


Google it!  Search "Accuplacer practice tests" to find more sample tests, and search for practice videos.

Accuplacer ESL Samples: 
ESL Accuplacer Reading Skills Sample   
  1. Bunker Hill Community College     
  2. The College Board – ESL Accuplacer sample starts on Page 15


Go to Montgomery College Assessment Centers this link includes additional study sites.

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