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About Save My HSC

Students learn when they are inspired. Informative English tutoring improves comprehension in nearly every single subject. Save My HSC's mission is to treat our English texts with love and respect so that students can find the beautiful gems of information that drive them towards authentic understanding.

The best way to ensure that you find an adequate tuition slot is to book one ahead of time. If you are unable to find one here or have any further questions,  you can can contact us using the form at the bottom of the page. Booking online is subject to availability and approval. 

Tutor Profile

Paul tutor

Paul

Standard English

Advanced English

Extension 1 English

Extension 2 English

English as a Second Language

Paul has been tutoring for over half a decade. He knows exactly how to prepare students for their English HSC. From essays to creative writing and all the comprehension in-between, he will build skills and confidence in students. Paul earned himself a Master of Publishing at the prestigious University of Sydney which has honed his reading, writing and teaching abilities. His secret weapon for sharpening student grades is his immense love for literature, film and art. Paul knows and understands all the well-known texts, and he always does his best to fire a tiny piece of this devotion into the minds of the people he teaches. He assists students in weaving contextual information into succinct, comprehendible paragraphs.

Sample Texts

Paul has become familiar with a number of texts that are associated with the high school curriculum and often re-reads texts to deepen his level of understanding. As well as the prescribed texts, he has a large list of related material to augment his ability to assist students. 

Here are a few of the HSC texts that he is familiar with: 

Area of Study

  • Gow, Michael, Away
  • Gray, Robert, selected poetry
  • O’Mahoney, Ivan, Go Back to Where You Came From – Series 1, Episodes 1, 2 and 3 and The Response 
  • Shakespeare, William, The Tempest

Standard Module A

  • Lee, Ang, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • Misto, John, The Shoe-Horn Sonata
  • Stewart, Douglas, selected poetry
  • Tykwer, Tom, Run Lola Run

Advanced Module A

  • Lang, Fritz, Metropolis
  • Heaney, Seamus, selected poetry
  • Joyce, James, Dubliners
  • Machiavelli, Niccolò, The Prince
  • Orwell, George, Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Shakespeare, William, Julius Caesar

Standard Module B

  • Haddon, Mark, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
  • Howard, Ron, A Beautiful Mind
  • Noonuccal, Oodgeroo, selected poetry
  • Owen, Wilfred, selected poetry 
  • Shakespeare, William, The Merchant of Venice

Advanced Module B

  • Eliot, TS, selected poetry
  • Shakespeare, William, Hamlet
  • Speeches: Anwar Sadat, Paul Keating, Margaret Atwood, Noel Pearson, William Deane, Doris Lessing, Geraldine Brooks
  • Welles, Orson, Citizen Kane
  • Yeats, William Butler, selected poetry

Standard Module C

  • Anderson, MT, Feed
  • Burke, JC, The Story of Tom Brennan
  • Daldry, Stephen, Billy Elliot
  • Herrick, Steven, The Simple Gift
  • Russell, Willy, Educating Rita

Advanced Module C

  • de Botton, Alain, The Art of Travel
  • de Heer, Rolf, Ten Canoes
  • Huxley, Aldous, Brave New World
  • Wright, Judith, selected poetry
  • Levinson, Barry, Wag the Dog
  • Shakespeare, William, King Henry IV, Part 1

Extension

  • Beckett, Samuel, Waiting for Godot
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, selected 
  • Herbert, Frank, Dune
  • Le Carré, John, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
  • Parisot, Dean, Galaxy Quest
  • Plath, Sylvia, selected poetry
  • Scott, Ridley, Blade Runner – The Director’s Cut
  • Shelley, Mary, Frankenstein
  • Wordsworth, William, selected poetry

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