From the Back Cover
Get the skills, information, and techniques you need to earn your Canadian high school equivalency
Earning a GED can give you an edge over the competition — whether it's to find a new job or to advance in the one you already have. Tailored specifically for Canadians taking the GED test, this book gives you the confidence and hands-on training you need to maximize your success. Plus, you'll get two practice tests for each of the exam's five sections to hone your test-taking skills before the big day.
Get the write stuff — perfect your grammar, spelling, and punctuation skills for the Language Arts/Writing Test
Put the "social" in your studies — learn how to decipher charts, tables, graphs, and more to answer multiple-choice questions on the Social Studies Test
Know your specimen — get the lowdown on how to read and answer questions about life, physical, earth, and space sciences on the Science Test
Read between the lines — navigate your way through the types of Canadian and international fiction and nonfiction passages you'll encounter on the Language Arts/Reading Test
Be calculating — take the fear out of math and learn how to answer multiple-choice and alternate-format grid questions for the Mathematics Test, featuring the metric system
Open the book and find:
Overviews of the test sections
When and how to schedule the test
Special considerations if English is your second language
Important test-taking strategies
How to make the most of your time on test day
Two practice tests for each subject, complete with answers and explanations
Navigate and understand the format of the five subject tests
Gain confidence by taking multiple Canadian practice tests
Know what to expect on test day
Manage your time during the test
About the Author
designs programs and teaching materials for GED preparation.
Dale E. Shuttleworth, PhD, has extensive experience in speaking and writing about educational issues and GED training. Both Toronto-based authors are former teachers and are involved in community outreach on education issues.