Ready to show the ACT English section what you’ve got? Starting your ACT test off right is important for your ACT English section score as well as your overall performance. The ACT English section contains 75 multiple-choice questions to be completed in 45 minutes. The questions are divided among 5 essays that have 15 questions each. It’s important to think about the passages as short essays that a fellow student has written and you’ve been asked to peer-review.
While you read through the essays, you don’t need to remember every grammar rule that’s ever existed. Instead, think about the common grammar rules that are sure to be tested. By focusing on what you know you’ll see, you can increase your score while reducing the amount of time and energy you spend on each question. The 10 most common ACT English grammar rules include: