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We want to help you write a Band 6 HSC English 'Discovery' Creative Writing piece - so we got a sample answer from the person who wrote the textbook!
It can be so difficult to find HSC English (Standard) Paper 2 Practice papers! That's why we've got two brand new practice papers for you to download!
It can be so difficult to find HSC English (Advanced) Paper 2 Practice papers! That's why we've got two brand new practice papers for you to download!
It can be so difficult to find a quality HSC Practice Paper. That's why we've put together a series of brand new 2017 HSC Practice Papers just for you!
Connecting with your HSC English Related Text is the key to getting a Band 6 in HSC English! We've got the guide to reconnecting with your related texts.
It's the night before your HSC English exam... Here's our step-by-step guide to studying the night before and make sure you get that Band 6!
Speeches. Hate them or love them - you've still got to do them. So to help you out, here are 4 Points for a Powerful Presentation!
Here's our guide to all the changes in the new English curriculum. Get everything you need to know about texts, assessments and more.
By the time your HSC Exams come around, it's expected that you are able to respond to 5 unseen HSC English essay questions. But how? Find out here...
I woke up to my phone lighting up and buzzing, notifications appearing left, right and centre. I already knew that almost all of the messages would be about about my
English can be tough - especially when you need to write about literary techniques! Let us help with a Complete HSC English Literary Techniques Cheatsheet! Really, it's the only one
"Help! My Module is so new that there aren't enough practice questions!" Fret not! We have 20 Advanced English Module A Practice Questions just for you!
Don't know where to start analysing your prescribed text? Here are some tips and tricks that should make your task as easy as it could possibly be!
'Oh yes, it is just a poem, it is so much shorter and easier to analyse.' It is completely normal to think like this if you are a band 4.
I suck at speaking. Yep I'm going to screw up my speech definitely. That was what I thought before my Module C speech, but I completely nailed my speech after
Finally realised that English Paper 1 is tomorrow and you are absolutely screwed? This detailed and simple guide will definitely save your mark!
Why I Still Understand Nothing Even Though I Legit Crammed For 4 Hours? If You Are Asking Yourself I Will Make Sure You Don't Ever Again!
What even are Modules? Be the crème de la crème and teach yourself HSC English Advanced Module C: People & Landscapes with this plain-English guide!
You've got your creative. You've got your stimulus. Here's how to adapt your creative to ANY stimulus they throw at you!
Studying for your HSC English Exam and run out of practice Paper 2's? Luckily, we've got you covered with our 2016 HSC English (Standard & Advanced) Practice Papers for Paper
Studying for HSC English? Learn the techniques from Australia's Top 2%, State-Rankers and Band 6 Scorers with our free How to Get A Band 6 Guide!
Studying for HSC English? Well, here's the good news - we generally know exactly what the 2016 HSC English Exam Paper 1 will look like, and how to practice!
Ever wondered what separates the better from the best for HSC English? Surprisingly it all comes down to the humble TEE Table. What is it? Find out here!
No hope for memorising quotes for HSC English? Here are four idiot-proof techniques used by the top performing students to get their Band 6's!
Struggling to figure out how to write a Band 6 HSC English Essay? Let's take apart the process to see what steps you're forgetting to get you extra marks!
Themes? ✓ Quotes? ✓ Linking Sentence? ✓ Why aren't I getting full marks on my HSC English Essay? Here's how you can score more marks simply by editing it!
Sometimes it's difficult to sort what you don't know from what you do. Use this easy 3 Step Method with your HSC English Syllabus to prepare for your exams!
With this simple 5 step process! It will help you to memorise essays in no time, using only key points, giving you more time to do the more important stuff!
Want to Teach Yourself HSC Advanced English Module B? It all starts with looking at the Module itself, only we've done all the hard yards for you!
Can't figure out why you can't get more marks for HSC English? It's lack originality! Here are 5 Reasons You Should Play Devil's Advocate for HSC English!
Should you put them under Themes? Quotations? Author? Does colour and font really matter? Write & structure kickass HSC English Notes in 3 easy steps!
Got a day before your English Exam for Discovery and Module A? Let's make sure you make the most of it so you can get all those marks you deserve!
Your bonus points depend on it but you have no idea what the difference between HSC Bands are. Need help understanding it? Let us show you by example!
Reading your novel but not quite sure what you're supposed to be doing with it? Here's what you need to do to make the most of reading English texts!
Just started studying English and have questions that need answering? We've got the answers to these HSC Standard English Frequently Asked Questions!
Just started studying Advanced English and have questions that need answering? We've got the answers with this handy list of Frequently Asked Questions for Advanced English!
Just started studying English and have questions that need answering? We've got the answers with this handy list of HSC English Frequently Asked Questions!
Looking at your related text and struggling on how to analyse poems for HSC English? Let's start at square one with this step-by-step guide!
Understanding HSC English Modules can be overwhelming, especially after studying Discovery. Let us help and demystify what your teachers are looking for so you can slay those exams!
Need help understanding HSC Standard English Module A? Don't sweat, we've got a step-by-step breakdown of Elective 1: Distinctively Visual right here!
Need help understanding HSC Standard English Module A? Don't sweat, we've got a step-by-step breakdown of Elective 2: Distinctive Voices right here!
Need help understanding HSC Advanced English Module A? Don't sweat, we've got a step-by-step breakdown to help you understand what it all means!
Do you find understanding HSC Advanced English Module A difficult? Once you read our step-by-step guide, you'll be a master at understanding it!
Navigating the Board of Studies site can be laborious. Spend more time studying and less time searching with our HSC English Past Papers - Master List!
Be the crème de la crème and teach yourself HSC English Advanced Module C: Representing People & Politics with this plain-English guide!
'Discuss' and 'explore' and 'explain' - is there really a difference in what they mean? Absolutely! So here are the Hit Verbs for HSC English Success!
About to go into your English exams? Make sure you know How to Get a Band 6 in HSC English with this epic master list!
How do you get full marks in Section 1 of the HSC English Exam? By following these simple steps!
Do you hate unseen texts? Don't know how to deal with it? Solution? An Absolutely Kickass Guide to Analysing Visual Texts for HSC English!
Can you juxtapose a movie? What even is a juxtapose anyway? Let's get a bit more clarity with this epic English Visual Techniques Cheatsheet!
Answering the question should be straight-forward. Except when it's the HSC. Never fear! Here's How to Break Down HSC English Questions!
Maybe I'll use 'Die Hard' as my related text for HSC English...or you could read this 3 step guide to finding kickass related texts for HSC English!
Having trouble understanding Discovery? So is everyone else! Wrap your head around the HSC Area of Study - Discovery in no time with this comprehensive guide.
With less than a week before your HSC Standard & Advanced English Exams, here is a 7 Day Study Guide for acing HSC English exams!
Run out of practice questions for HSC English Area of Study 'Discovery'? We've got you covered with 20 practice essay questions for you to get stuck into!
Analysing HSC English texts isn't everyone's cup of tea. Luckily, it is mine. Here is the simple plain-English guide of what you need to properly analyse your related (and properly
No-one gets it right the first time! In Creative Crash Course #9, we cover how and why editing and proofreading your HSC Creative Writing Piece will get you your Band
Teachers tend to use the word 'waffle' when you're going off-topic. In Crash Course Episode 8, we will cover how you can stop accidental 'waffling'!
There are heaps of urban myths on how to find the best related text for year 12 English, but these quick tips will help you pick the text that's best
Creative writing comes in a lot of forms. In Crash Course Episode 7, we help you discover what narrative type could best suit your HSC Creative Writing!
Let's be honest, not everyone can write an epic like J.K. Rowling can, but at least we can try to get close. In Crash Course Episode 6, we help you
Every narrative needs a Voice and a Point of View. In Crash Course Episode 5, we help you develop these for your HSC Creative!
Need to develop the context and setting for your HSC Creative writing? Get your Band 6 with Art of Smart's step-by-step guide!
Every story needs characters. But what makes a good character from a bad? In Crash Course 2, we help you create a strong and memorable character for your Creative.
Struggling to come up with a great HSC creative writing idea? We've put together key questions and steps to help you develop a kickass idea here!
Not quite sure what HSC Discovery is or how to write about it for your HSC English creative writing story? Get your head around HSC discovery here!
Struggling to write your Year 12 HSC Creative Writing piece? Here's your step by step guide to writing a killer Band 6 creative writing story!