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HSC English Standard Exam Paper Sample Answers

Here, you can find sample answers and guidelines to the latest HSC English Standard Exam Papers. Written by our HSC English Experts, you'll be sure to gain new insights and boost your English responses.

Do I really need to do past papers?

If you can confidently write top-notch essays off the top of your head to a topic you’ve never seen before in less than 40 minutes, then, no — you don’t need to do past papers. For the rest of us though, doing past papers is the best way for us to learn how to discuss the prescribed texts in new and complex ways that address the question, even in high pressure exam conditions.


What are these sample answers for?

We figured that after giving the past papers a go, you would want to know if you were on the right track and learn where you can improve. So, our HSC English experts have put together sample responses and guidelines, so that you can see what is expected for a top band mark.

HSC English Standard Exam Paper Sample Answers/Guidelines are available for the:


Written by Matrix English Team

The Matrix English Team are tutors and teachers with a passion for English and a dedication to seeing Matrix Students achieving their academic goals.


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