Here are the basics of the AP English exam: it has 55 multiple-choice questions, worth 45% of your score, and three essays, worth 55% of your score. Each essay is graded between 1 and 9. Before we get into the scoring example, remember that this guide is an estimation since score conversions can vary year to year based on test difficulty. While.
The essay section of the AP English Language and Composition exam, also called the free-response section, requires you to write three essays. As of May 2007, you're given 2 hours and 15 minutes to complete the essays.