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The Secrets to Acing English Webinar

, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Do you need advice on how to ace HSC English? Hear from the HSC Experts.

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1 Hour





No matter what I do my English marks aren't improving.

Learn how to Maximise Your HSC English Marks

A free webinar for Year 11 and 12 students. Learn how to maximise your marks from Matrix HSC English teachers Dr Brian McMahon and Mr Patrick Condliffe.



English Standard

Students learn:

  • The requirements of the English Standard syllabus outlined by NESA
  • How the marking criteria is applied in the HSC
  • Learn the key study skills and strategies that lead to success in English Standard
  • Insights into how studying for English  differs from other subjects
  • Actionable tips on improving your English Standard skills


English Advanced

Meet our subject matter experts


Dr Brian McMahon


Dr McMahon completed his PhD in English at Balliol College, University of Oxford (UK). Brian has been tutoring English, Politics and Drama since 2012 and delivered lectures and seminars to undergraduate students.

Mr Patrick Condliffe

BA (Hons)

Patrick has been teaching HSC English since 2012 and is the content editor and writer for the popular Matrix English Guide and Blog. He is a film critic and has had his short fiction and poetry published. He is known for his passion for literature and detailed knowledge of many of the HSC texts.

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I'm not a Matrix student, can I still join?

All are welcome to join us. This webinar is for any high school student who is looking for study techniques or inspiration.

Is it really free?

Absolutely. We want to help as many students as possible!

I can't make the time. Will you a recording be available?

A recording of the webinar will be available for currently enrolled Matrix students. For non-Matrix students, you’re welcome to join our future webinars!

Do I need an account to join the webinar?

No, you just need to click the link which will be emailed to the email address you used to register.

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