What To Expect And How To Prepare for Discovery

The new Area of Study for the 2015 syllabus is Discovery. It is an important module as English Paper one of the HSC is entirely devoted to the student’s conceptual understanding of how discovery impacts on human identity and of course one’s understanding of the world at large. Students will need to be able to speak about the ideas of …

For Your Hsc English Advanced: What Kind Of Questions Can One Expect For Hamlet?

HSC ENGLISH ADVANCED: What Kind of questions can one expect for… Hamlet questions in the past few years have been quite wide ranging; including questions on the nature of love, duty and responsibility, and questions relating to the very heart and nature of revenge tragedy. Hamlet among other things is a play about ideas. The ideas are given weight when …

How to achieve a Band 6 in the HSC Exam

There are several areas that are necessary to master in order to perform a high score in your HSC exam. Let’s see them one by one. Area of Study for Standard and Advanced  Comprehension Reading time Use your 10-minute reading time effectively. Consider how each text relates to your Area of Study Belonging. What are the underlining assumptions about Belonging? Do the …