Educare Sydney http://educaresydney.com.au HSC English advanced Tuition and HSC notes Sun, 12 Feb 2017 21:45:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.3 Discovery http://educaresydney.com.au/discovery/ http://educaresydney.com.au/discovery/#respond Sun, 12 Feb 2017 21:45:24 +0000 http://educaresydney.com.au/?p=417 The impact of discovery is often significantly altered by context. To what extent and how do your texts reflect upon the interplay of discovery and context? Discovery and Context A study of Kate Chopin’s The Awakening and Charlotte Perkins Gilmen’s The Yellow Wallpaper highlight the power of context and the influence it has over individual discovery. Expressed through the use ...

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Teaching and The Advanced English syllabus. http://educaresydney.com.au/teaching-and-the-advanced-english-syllabus/ http://educaresydney.com.au/teaching-and-the-advanced-english-syllabus/#respond Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:01:31 +0000 http://educaresydney.marketing8fortune.com/?p=379 The performance of my year twelve students was exceptionally rewarding. Not just because they engaged in the joy of learning and discovered the power of communication but because they owned all of their achievements. I did not write their essays nor did I dictate notes that could be effortlessly slotted into an essay.  I rather encouraged them, and provided them ...

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My Perspectives on Paper 2 of The HSC English Advanced Examination of 2016 http://educaresydney.com.au/perspectives-paper-2-hsc-english-advanced-examination-2016/ http://educaresydney.com.au/perspectives-paper-2-hsc-english-advanced-examination-2016/#respond Sat, 22 Oct 2016 03:04:00 +0000 http://educaresydney.marketing8fortune.com/?p=212 I prepared my year 12 students for the following electives and texts this year. Section 1 –Intertextual Connections   PROSE FICTION AND FILM Virginia Woolf , Mrs Dalloway and Stephen Daldry The Hours   POETRY AND DRAMA John Donne, Sonnets and Margret Edson ,Wit   SHAKESPEAREAN DRAMA AND NON FICTION William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar and Niccolo Machiavelli   PROSE FICTION ...

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Module A : Intertextual Connections: Metropolis and Nineteen Eighty Four http://educaresydney.com.au/metropolis-nineteen-eighty-four/ http://educaresydney.com.au/metropolis-nineteen-eighty-four/#comments Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:59:43 +0000 http://educaresydney.marketing8fortune.com/?p=209 1984 and Metropolis provide equally dystopic projections about our future and their context offers little bearing on their dystopia. Discuss.  Fritz Lang’s 1927 film Metropolis and George Orwell’s 1949 novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (referred to as 1984 from here) both provide dystopic projections about a future where the corruption of power and the oppression of technology threaten humanity. However, 1984’s future ...

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Module C: Representing People And Politics -the Crucible And Dogville http://educaresydney.com.au/representing-people-politics-crucible-dogville/ http://educaresydney.com.au/representing-people-politics-crucible-dogville/#respond Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:55:45 +0000 http://educaresydney.marketing8fortune.com/?p=205 The Crucible by Arthur Miller (1953) Dogville (2003) directed by Lars von Trier THESIS: Effective representations of political acts reveal power as the driving force. A study of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible and Lars Von Trier’s Dogville provide with us with a window into the hidden and overt agendas of people in positions of power. Through authorial commentary, narrative voice ...

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SO WHAT’S WRONG WITH PAYING SOMEONE ELSE TO WRITE ENGLISH ESSAYS? http://educaresydney.com.au/so-whats-wrong-with-paying-someone-else-to-write-english-essays/ http://educaresydney.com.au/so-whats-wrong-with-paying-someone-else-to-write-english-essays/#respond Sun, 14 Jun 2015 03:10:35 +0000 http://educaresydney.marketing8fortune.com/?p=215 I cannot overlook the recent news regarding the buying of essays on line and the article entitled “ Cheating endemic among HSC students.” SYDNEY MORNING HERALD 7.6.2015.. It saddens me to think that the study of English is seen as a commodity whose sole purpose is to ensure high marks and entry into tertiary courses. Such a Machiavellian approach to ...

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Discovery, Advanced and Standard HSC – Shakespeare’s Tempest and Frost’s Poetry http://educaresydney.com.au/standard-and-advanced-hsc/ http://educaresydney.com.au/standard-and-advanced-hsc/#respond Thu, 04 Dec 2014 02:44:39 +0000 http://educaresydney.marketing8fortune.com/?p=200 By now many of you will have completed your first assessment task on the unit of Discovery. There are still some schools that will have decided to start with the Discovery unit in term 1 of 2015. All of you will be required to revisit the Discovery unit in your pre-trial examinations and certainly again in your trials and HSC. ...

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What To Expect And How To Prepare In Fourth Term Year 12 For The New Area Of Study http://educaresydney.com.au/expect-prepare-fourth-term-year-12-new-area-study/ http://educaresydney.com.au/expect-prepare-fourth-term-year-12-new-area-study/#respond Sun, 02 Nov 2014 03:12:27 +0000 http://educaresydney.marketing8fortune.com/?p=220 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 ...

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Module A: Belonging http://educaresydney.com.au/sample-essay-belonging/ http://educaresydney.com.au/sample-essay-belonging/#respond Tue, 28 Oct 2014 03:47:58 +0000 http://educaresydney.marketing8fortune.com/?p=232 Here is an example of the writing proficiency of my students after a year with me at Educare Sydney. See more sample essays. A study of Raimond Gaita’s twentieth century memoir ‘Romulus, My Father’, Euripides’ 5th century BC play ‘Medea’, reveals that if an individual’s philosophic and cultural views are incongruent to their surroundings, they are often prevented them from ...

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Sample Essay – Module C – Ted Hughes’ Fulbright Scholars & the film Copenhagen http://educaresydney.com.au/sample-essay-module-c-ted-hughes-fulbright-scholars-film-copenhagen/ http://educaresydney.com.au/sample-essay-module-c-ted-hughes-fulbright-scholars-film-copenhagen/#respond Tue, 28 Oct 2014 03:45:31 +0000 http://educaresydney.marketing8fortune.com/?p=229 Here is a sample of the writing proficiency of my students after a year with me at Educare Sydney. Hughes’ “Fulbright Scholars,” the opening to his anthology, is reflective of the struggle to authenticate memory and, how this creates conflicting perspectives surrounding perceptions of an individual. His post-modern form of poetry demonstrates the ambiguity of certainty where he acknowledges the ...

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