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Tips + Notes for English Standard

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Hello there! As a former rank 1st student in my class of 2023, I understand the lack of helpful tips for English Standard students, which is why I'd like to share some of my experiences and tips on how to excel in this subject.

One of the keys to success in English Standard is to practice analyzing and referencing model answers. Memorizing high-scoring examples for each prescribed text can give you a deep understanding of essay structures, key ideas, and vocabulary, which will improve your writing skills.

In the HSC English Standard exam, time management is crucial, especially in Paper 2, where you must write at least three essays in three hours. To ensure that you make the most of your time, practice timing yourself while writing essays and memorizing your ideas in paragraphs instead of dot points.

Familiarizing yourself with common exam themes like human experience and relationships is also essential. Knowing these themes can help you confidently anticipate exam questions and respond to them effectively.

If you want to ace your HSC exams or improve your English Standard skills, you can also try my study notes! They are an all-in-one solution that can help you achieve your academic goals.

  • English Standard Exam Paper 1+ Paper 2 Exam structure + time management + tips + common themes (including those that may appear in Paper 1 unseen part)

  • Paper 1 notes
Rosemary Dobson Poems full analysis, full-written paragraphs, poems analysed for each theme, organised practice questions

Rosemary Dobson Sample essay

Full set AUD$5 @1

  • Paper 2 notes
One Night the Moon full analysis, full-written paragraphs, organised practice questions

One Night the Moon Sample essay

Curious Incident of the Dog full analysis, full-written paragraphs, poems analysed for each theme, organised practice questions

Curious Incident of the Dog Sample essay

Home by Catherine Cole full analysis

Imaginative Writing + Reflection Sample

Unknown Soldier Speech by Paul Keating full analysis

Discursive Writing + Reflection Sample

Full set AUD$5 @1

Items can also be purchased individually. I have also attached some samples of my notes. Please contact anoviatsui@gmail.com if you are interested. Thank you.
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