A Real Grammar Quiz (version 2)Submitted by Karl Hagen
So for those who are drawn to such things, I've created a second version of the quiz. This is a parallel form to the earlier quiz, with all new questions but constructed with approximately the same balance of question types and (I hope) difficulty.
Is College Board Hypocritical?Submitted by Karl Hagen
Most Test-Prep Material Sucks (Part 3)Submitted by Karl Hagen
This is the third of a multipart series exploring the proposition that a large percentage of commercial test-preparation material is of scandalously poor quality. If you want to start at the beginning, part one is here.
Most Test-Prep Material Sucks (Part 2)Submitted by Karl Hagen
In part one, I made the rather unoriginal claim that most commercial test-prep material sucks, and suggested that one major reason it's so bad is that doing good work is hard and that there is insufficient financial incentive for publishers to put resources into doing it right.
Most Test-Prep Material Sucks (Part 1)Submitted by Karl Hagen
SAT Reading: Now More Coachable Than EverSubmitted by Karl Hagen
Debate BadlySubmitted by Karl Hagen
The WakeSubmitted by Karl Hagen
Against the recommendation of medievalists I trust, I bought this novel and read about 100 pages before giving up on it. It wasn't that I found the pseudo-Old English incomprehensible. Once upon a time, Old English was my primary field of study, and I got what Kingsworth was trying to do.