Posts Tagged ‘HSC English Syllabus’

HSC Notes from the Marking Centre

HSC Notes from the Marking Centre

We all have a lot to learn from other people’s mistakes. Following on from this notion, each year the board of studies publishes a document with markers comments that give general feedback and provide some insight into what the markers will be looking for in your responses. Here are some helpful links to the markers…

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Module A: Elective 1- Exploring Connections

HSC English 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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Everything You Need to Know about HSC English

everything you need to know about hsc english

A one hundred page syllabus document; modules; core texts; related texts; area of study and two completely different HSC English exams. To most students commencing their HSC, this terminology is on par with a foreign language. Success in HSC English begins with understanding exactly what this course is about, what is expected of students and…

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Modules/Electives

hsc english modules and electives

This is where HSC ESL, Standard and Advanced English diverge. Each of these courses has their own modules, otherwise known as units of study, and electives within these modules. Each student will study ONE elective from each module, with the modules conveniently named A, B and C to avoid confusion. Just like the area of…

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