Advanced English Module A: Comparative Study of Texts and Context

Analysing Visual Texts

Analysing visual texts can seem daunting… Especially when it comes to essays. How can a simple image or picture book be broken down into a long-winded analysis? It’s easier than you think. Following are some techniques you can use when breaking down images to their basic elements: Body Language/Gaze This is for images with people …

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Sample Essay Advanced English Module A Elective One: Exploring Connections. Pride and Prejudice and Letters to Alice

One of the biggest complaints students have about the way their teachers mark essays is that they criticize what they have done without ever actually showing them what a good essay should look like and how they could have or should have written their essay. The following essay structure can be adapted to answer questions …

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HSC English Practice Questions for Frankenstein

Practice Questions for Frankenstein and Blade Runner (Advanced English Module A, Elective 2: Texts in Time.)

One of the most challenging things about writing an English paper is maintaining a good flow whilst answering the question effectively. Memorizing what you want to say would help if you knew the question at hand but each year the HSC questions change which means you need to develop a skill other than memorization. As …

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HSC English Module A Elective 1 Exploring Connections

Module A: Elective 1- Exploring Connections

The first elective in module A focuses on the connections between texts and the benefits of looking at connections between texts that exist across time. The syllabus states that students will explore “meanings of a pair of texts and how they can be shaped and reshaped by considering the nature of the connections between them.” …

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Advanced English Module A: Comparative Study of Texts and Context

  This module requires you to compare texts and explore them in relation to their contexts. You will have to read/view two texts and compare their themes and the different ways they reflect their social, cultural and historical context. You will also have to consider the language used the purpose and audience, the values and …

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