Writing Abilities

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Remember, you can repeat these tutorials and practice quizzes as many times as you like. Most quizzes have hundreds of combinations of randomized questions.
 

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Notes About this Topic

Every civil service entrance exam will include an assessment of your writing abilities. Report writing and communications in general are critical parts of the job. To do well on your exam, you need to refresh yourself on English grammar, punctuation, spelling and vocabulary. On many exams, you will be asked to write an Incident Report or Police Report. Learn what the essential parts of an Incident Report are and how to ace this portion of the exam.

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Very Important: Skills for Passing the Writing Clarity Test. Tutorial describes tips and strategies for identifying the seven most common types of faults found in English sentences.

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Very Important: In-depth refresher course on proper use of subjects, verbs and pronouns. There are 153 questions included that you should be able to answer within 30 minutes.

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Refresher course on Proper Punctuation including Practice Questions.

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Tips and strategies for scoring high on the spelling test are presented. Instruction on how to quickly improve your spelling by recognizing word roots, prefixes and suffixes.

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Tips and strategies on how to quickly improve your vocabulary skills, including attention to sound, syllables, and context.

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Learn how to write a great police essay. Perfect for the LAPD Written Test. Essays are no longer required by most law enforcement agencies, so double check with your agency.

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Very Important - Applicants select the sentence that is most clearly written from a set of 4 choices.

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Applicants identify the word that is misspelled or incorrectly used from the choices given. 30 level 2 questions.

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Applicants identify the word that is misspelled or incorrectly used from the choices given. 30 level 2 questions.

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Applicants select the correct spelling of a word from a list of options. 25 Level 1 questions.

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Spelling test using the word list found on the LEVEL exam in Texas.

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Applicants select the correct meaning of a word from a list of options.

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Vocabulary test using the word list found on the LEVEL exam in Texas.

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Applicants select the correct meaning of a word from a list of options.

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Applicants select the proper order for the paragraphs in a short essay.

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The most common words found on Civil Service vocabulary and spelling tests. Everyone should know all of these words.

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Review 463 Vocabulary Words commonly used in Law Enforcement.

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Review Commonly Misspelled Words in Law Enforcement Reports

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Study Common Roots, Prefixes and Suffixes to help improve your spelling skills.

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