Formats and Methods for the writing of Standard Exams When you answer a question, you want to answer it in the most SUCCINCT and EFFECTIVE way possible. This means using the right VOCABULARY, the correct DEVICE, and the relevant EVIDENCE to present your point. Here let us use Dorathea Mackellar's My Country.(1904, not bad for … Continue reading Unseen but not Unanswered
The Area of Study (AOS) is a module that will consume more time than any of the other modules because of its incredible scope and relatively short contact time. The module is however, one of the easiest and the most forward of all the modules - asking for exactly what the board of study wants … Continue reading Area of Study – Surface Truths and Skin Deep Analysis
The Board of Studies Says: ■ demonstrate understanding of the ways texts and meaning are shaped bycontext ■ organize, develop and express ideas using language appropriate to audience, purpose, context and form Unlike Module A or B, there seems to be a element of general summary about the outcome of this module. The context that you … Continue reading Texting our Society
Rubric from Board of Studies says: demonstrate understanding of and evaluate the relationship between representation and meaning organise, develop and express ideas using language appropriate to audience, purpose and form HSC Online Says: Conflicting Perspective - their responding and composing, students consider the ways in which conflicting perspectives on events, personalities or situations are represented … Continue reading Text and Representation = Textual Manipulation
Here's what the rubric have to say about this: demonstrate understanding of a text’s distinctive qualities and how these shape meaning organise, develop and express ideas using language appropriate to audience, purpose and form. The Close of Study of text focuses on how your prescribed text achieves specific thematic goals. It is a by the … Continue reading Taking a Closer Look at Close Study
Comparative study of text is all about making links and understand the T.S Eliot school of literature theory that all works are validated by their predecessors. By understanding similar themes explored by older texts, we are able to better understand what the new text is about. HSC Online has this to say about the Moduels … Continue reading Same Same but Different – Wonders of Comparative Text
What's in the Distinctive Essay after all?
Ever wonder what the hell Critical Analysis of text is supposed to mean?
If you have not guessed by now, this is a blog to help you - the wayward traveler of the HSC wasteland - to come to terms with what the hell HSC English is all about. To do this, I will introduce the most basic of all essay writing functions (as in Mathematical function) - … Continue reading The Wonders of T.E.EM
Howdy folks, mah name is Wuto, and I'll be your tout through the wonderful world of HSC Engrish. Why the hell did you mispell English you say? Well that's because I suspect that English Forum is already taken as a WordPress name! Any who, the reason I decided to start this blog was the fact … Continue reading Welcome Weary Travellers of the Literary Journey…