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  1. J

    the great gatsby

    "The Great Gatsby is a story of filthy-rich, 'careless' and wholly dislikeable characters - all except for Gatsby." Has this been your experience of the novel? What features of the novel have helped you develop this view? has anyone studied the great gatsby before for English? if so, any...
  2. R

    I got over 90 in my trial... am I in a good position? (english standard)

    Hey everyone, I got 94% in my CSSA trial. For paper 1 I got 88% (35/40) For paper 2 I got 98% (59/60) I really want to do well in English, however I don't really know how hard the CSSA is in comparison to the HSC and if it's a good measure. Like don't want to instill fake confidence you know...
  3. D

    Notes on arcadia

    Anyone have any notes/resources on the play Arcadia by Tom Stoppard? Thanks.
  4. Gryffindor

    quote picking from a solioquy

    We have to discuss how Shakespeare has constructed his villain and there's a plethora of techniques, but I can't seem to pick out the best one to answer the prompt (I've already chosen quotes from other acts to support my answer, but am struggling with this act). I was wondering if anyone could...
  5. easyAessay

    [CLOSED] *FREE* FEEDBACK ON YOUR ENGLISH PARAGRAPHS FROM A BAND 6 STUDENT

    Not accepting submissions via this thread anymore due to a recent influx in my PMs in particular. I really enjoy checking out your writing, though, so check out my new thread, which offers marking with value for money...
  6. scholarpuppy

    YR11 SUBJECT SELECTION help! thanks xx

    Hello! I am YR10 in a top selective school, soon going to go through the YR11 subject selection process and willing to accept any advice at all. I am aiming to get a 98+ atar and I hope to study entrepreneurship/economics and design a double degree or medicine. Thank you. I plan on taking: -...
  7. justbellaforshort

    (ENGLISH) Just finished Year 11 Term 1, beyond overwhelmed by what's in store

    From Year 7-10, I've always been confident in my studies, getting A's frequently save for when I'd have maths exams, which I'd work really hard to get high C's or low B's in. I thought I was so smart and really remarkable. Then, I start Year 11, and I find that I'm not that remarkable. If...
  8. SPP270717936]/02

    Difference between English Standard & English Studies

    What's the difference between English standard and English studies in terms of scaling & difficulty. Do you have to memorise essays in English Studies?
  9. D

    English Assignment

    My brain is malfunctioning currently and I need help with my english assignment. I am writing a discursive and we are meant to explore the transformative impact of journeys. This isn't meant to be taken literally but more metaphorically. Are there any ideas on how I can make a discursive that...
  10. imxprt

    Is it possible to get a high ATAR of 99.95 with standard English?

    I was wondering can you get a 99.95 ATAR with standard English? If you have 4U maths to carry it to the atar?
  11. S

    Book suggestions

    I've finally come to terms with the fact that I need to start reading more books to enhance my English skills. I was wondering what everyone's favourite books of all time were so that I could start my reading journey. I prefer fiction books by the way.
  12. C

    Fresh grad or experienced tutor?

    Hi guys, do you think that fresh grad (with state ranks/very high hsc mark) would be a better tutor than experienced tutors for English as they are more familiar to the new syllabus? And maybe they are closer to your age so they understand you more? I know different people have different...
  13. Jarjarbinx

    casual tutoring available !

    :biglaugh: Hello ! I'm Bianca, from the class of 2020 ! I recently completed my HSC with some decent results and would love to share some of my advice through zoom-style casual sessions ! You can schedule a session or two with me to look over essays, notes, assignments etc : ) here are my...
  14. E

    HELP WITH SUBJECT SELECTION

    Hi there guys, I am currently a year 10 student, going into the prelim course next year. So far these are my subjects that I have chosen Advanced Math Extension English Chemistry Economics Legal Studies SOR I I want to get a scope in terms of my subject choices early as I was contemplating...
  15. cherubjin

    Anomalies, Inconsistencies and Paradoxes in The Dressmaker

    Does anyone understand on how to find the anomalies, inconsistencies and paradoxes between characters? I'm trying to find characters that represent these in the Dressmaker but im struggling. Any ideas?
  16. M

    HELP WITH ANALYSING A SPEECH

    Hi guys, for my first HSC assessment I need to analyse 3 different texts that are to be asked about in the exam. I really need help with analysing this speech (like techniques) and I am struggling so bad :( I would greatly appreciate any help THANK YOU SO MUCH Your Majesties, your Royal...
  17. queenb_3

    Length for Module C??

    Hey everyone! I was just wondering, what's the best suitable length (pages) for each part in module C, writing piece and evaluation separately? Thank you!
  18. queenb_3

    English 2020 Trials?

    Hey, Does anyone have any 2020 trials for English Advanced? Thank you!
  19. M

    How to study for English?

    I have no idea on how to prepare for English trials. Everyone says just know your quotes but they are so many themes and quotes to learn for a text. And the fact that the question could be on a particular theme makes it so much worse. So how can I effectively study and make sure I know all the...
  20. T

    How to study for english

    How do you guys study for english? I mostly do STEM subjects and find studying for them straight forward - make notes for the concepts, and then do practice question so I know how to apply the different equations and such. For English, I lack direction in how Im supposed to study. Ive been told...
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