E T S Praxis Series

Computerized Pre-Professional Skills Test: Writing (5720)

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Topics Covered

Representative descriptions of topics covered in each category are provided below.

*In the multiple-choice section, some questions will not contain an error; such questions are considered No Error questions. All of the No Error questions will be reported in Category III.*

Current section: III. Word Choice and Mechanics

III. Word Choice and Mechanics

  1. Identify Errors in
    1. Word Choice
      1. Idiomatic expressions
      2. Commonly confused words
      3. Wrong word use
      4. Redundancy
    2. Mechanics
      1. Capitalization
      2. Punctuation
        1. Commas
        2. Semicolons
        3. Apostrophes
  1. Identify sentences free from error