E T S Praxis Series

Pre-Professional Skills Test: Writing (0720)

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Test Name: Pre-Professional Skills Test: Writing
Test Code: 0720
Time: 60 minutes, divided into two 30-minute sections
Number of Questions: 38 multiple-choice questions, 1 essay question
Format: Multiple-choice questions involving usage and sentence correction; essay topic as a basis for a writing sample
Content Categories Approximate Number of Questions Approximate Percentage of Total Score
I. Grammatical Relationships 13 17%
II. Structural Relationships 14 18.5%
III. Word Choice and Mechanics 11 14.5%
IV. Essay 1 50%