What our Year 11 English students will develop

Not just theory

Develop a sophisticated understanding

Engage with complex texts and ideas. Gain a thorough knowledge of all syllabus requirements from the new 2018 NSW Stage 6 Advanced English Syllabus.

Essential skills

Compose insightful responses

Learn how to structure and write an essay step-by-step in class. Be equipped with the skills to compose insightful responses to challenging English questions.

No more memorising

Write with confidence

Have greater confidence when tackling your next school assessment. Improve your responses every week with personalised and detailed feedback from our experienced HSC teachers.

 

What our Year 11 English Advanced students receive

Comprehensive Theory Book

In-Class Guided Writing

Homework and Personalised Feedback

One-to-One Tutorials (Workshops)

End of Term English Topic Test

Exclusive Online Resources

Matrix is one term ahead of the NSW school curriculum

Our 2018 Year 11 English Advanced Program

 

Oct - Dec

Common Module: Reading to Write

Designed for Standard and Advanced English students

 

Feb - Apr

Narratives that Shape our World

Designed for Advanced English students only

 

Apr - Jun

Critical Study of Literature

Designed for Advanced English students only

 

Jul - Sep

The Art of Writing

Designed for Standard and Advanced English students

 

New 2018 Year 11 English Advanced Term Course Details

9 weekly lessons in the school term

 

Common Module: Reading to Write

Course Objectives

  • How to read texts to develop a sophisticated analysis
  • How to reinterpret texts into new mediums
  • How to write discursively, creatively, and persuasively

Course Structure

Lesson 1: Introduction to Race

Lesson 2: Growing Up Asian in Australia

Lesson 3: Writing Memoir

Lesson 4: Master of None

Lesson 5: Beyoncé’s Formation

Lesson 6: Introduction to Othello

Lesson 7: Othello In-depth

Lesson 8: Essay Writing

Lesson 9: Topic Test

Narratives that Shape our World

Course Objectives

  • Explore a range of narrative from the past and today
  • Consider the powerful role of stories and storytelling across time, societies, and cultures
  • Learn the value of context to textual interpretation
  • Develop analytical and evaluative skills in preparation for the HSC

Course Structure

Lesson 1: Introduction to the Hero

Lesson 2: Heroic Values

Lesson 3: 1950s America

Lesson 4: What is the Anti-Hero?

Lesson 5: The Values of Speculative Fiction

Lesson 6: 1980s America

Lesson 7: Contemporary Perspectives in Film

Lesson 8: The Hero Today

Lesson 9: In-Class Topic Test

Critical Study of Literature

Course Objectives

  • Text type focus: the prose novel
  • Learn how to read novels effectively for the HSC
  • Learn how to build your analytical and persuasive writing skills
  • Learn how to approach personal research

Course Structure

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The Art of Writing

Course Objectives

  • Short story and text-based study
  • Exposure to classic literary styles
  • Learn how to appreciate the artistry of writing
  • Learn how to develop your own writing style and voice

Course Structure

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1.5 Hour Lesson Breakdown

9 weekly lessons in the school term

 

5 min

Introduction

Overview of lesson

Teachers explain objectives and outcomes of each lesson.

80 min

Theory Lesson

Gain in-depth understanding through textual study and develop your English skills.

Students are guided through detailed textual analysis by teachers and learn how to write effectively.

5 min

Conclusion

Guide to Homework

Teachers provide a clear understanding of how to complete your homework.

Year 11 English Advanced Timetable

9 weekly lessons for comprehensive knowledge and understanding.

Chatswood
Thu4:30 - 6:00pm
Thu6:10 - 7:40pm
Sun3:00 - 4:30pm
Epping
Mon4:30 - 6:00pm
Mon6:10 - 7:40pm
Hurstville
Thu4:30 - 6:00pm
Thu6:10 - 7:40pm
Sat1:30 - 3:00pm
Strathfield
Mon4:30 - 6:00pm
Mon6:10 - 7:40pm
Tue4:30 - 6:00pm
Tue6:10 - 7:40pm
Sat4:30 - 6:00pm
Sat6:10 - 7:40pm
Town Hall
Fri4:30 - 6:00pm
Fri6:10 - 7:40pm

Our Year 11 English Advanced pricing

 

$45
per Hour
x
1.5 hrs
per Lesson
x
9
per School Term
=
$607.50
per School Term

Our English course includes:

 

Classes taught by qualified teachers

9 theory lessons per term

Comprehensive Theory Book

One-to-One tutorials (Workshops)

Online homework and personalised feedback

Additional resources: text analysis & exemplar essays

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How is Matrix different?

 


    Matrix Others

Teachers

Matrix

Vast classroom teaching experience, HSC and/or university teaching experience with an ability to explain concepts clearly

Others

Have little or no actual teaching experience, cannot explain difficult concepts in a manner that students can understand

Program

Matrix

Teaching program that covers the NSW board of studies syllabus. Structured learning system that allows students to develop sound study habits every week

Others

Most private tutors and other tuition centres do not follow a set structure; rather they have an ad-hoc approach without considering timing and outcomes

Resources

Matrix

A full set of resources written by academics and education researchers. Online access to Supplementary exam papers / texts with top responses.

Others

Only address content that students raise, use generic textbooks.

Assessments

Matrix

Short quizzes and topic tests held under strict exam conditions to ensure students have a solid understanding of the subject

Others

No exam style quizzes and test that assess the student’s weaknesses, hence not being able to identifying their learning needs

Reporting

Matrix

Weekly tracking of Grades, Quiz and Topic Test results so student and parents can monitor their progress.

Others

No measured tracking process so they cannot tell if the student is struggling or improving.

Learning Management System

Matrix

Share information, academic resources and advice with classmates from over 220 schools.

Others

Do not have the library of resources or past exams that can help students excel

One-to-One Workshops

Matrix

Free workshops to target individual learning needs

Others

No additional support outside the lesson.

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