Year 11 English Advanced Holiday Course

Essay writing skills in 5 days

Sharpen your writing skills

Learn how to structure and write an essay step-by-step in the Matrix English Holiday Course. Develop your technique and skills by learning about various text types and their characteristic features.

Not just theory

Practise essay writing

Gain practical experience and receive helpful feedback from experienced teachers. During the 5 day holiday program, learn to compose strong responses to English questions.

No more memorising

Write with confidence

Apply your new English skills in school writing tasks. Develop confidence studying a range of topics and text types throughout the year!

Year 11 English Holiday Course students receive

Engaging Theory Lessons

Comprehensive Theory Book

In-Class Guided Writing

Homework & Personalised Feedback

Year 11 English Holiday Course Program

Learn essential writing skills in 5 days

 

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Approaching Multi-Modal Assessments

Writing a Comparative Essay

 

Writing an Evaluative Essay

Year 11 English Holiday Course Outline

Gain critical writing and analytical skills for exam success.

 

Day 1


Day 2


Day 3


Day 4


Day 5


Day 1 of 'Approaching Multi-Modal Assessments'


  • Learn the purpose of assessments in Year 11
  • Understand what multi-modal assessments are
  • Familiarisation with the expectations of NESA in Stage 6
  • Reading and analysing an example text

Day 2 of 'Approaching Multi-Modal Assessments'


  • Deepening textual understanding through analysis
  • Furthering depth of analysis through research
  • How to create effective study notes

Day 3 of 'Approaching Multi-Modal Assessments'


  • Focus on visual interpretation tasks
  • Expectations of visual tasks
  • How to prepare for visual tasks
  • Executing visual tasks and rationales

Day 4 of 'Approaching Multi-Modal Assessments'


  • Focus on digital production tasks
  • Expectations of digital tasks
  • How to prepare for digital tasks
  • Executing visual tasks and rationales

Day 5 of 'Approaching Multi-Modal Assessments'


  • Focus on conversational tasks
  • Expectations of viva voce tasks
  • Expectations of panel discussions
  • How to prepare for conversational tasks
  • Executing conversational tasks

Day 1 of 'Writing a Comparative Essay'


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Day 2 of 'Writing a Comparative Essay'


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Day 3 of 'Writing a Comparative Essay'


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Day 4 of 'Writing a Comparative Essay'


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Day 5 of 'Writing a Comparative Essay'


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Day 1 of 'Writing an Evaluative Essay'


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Day 2 of 'Writing an Evaluative Essay'


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Day 3 of 'Writing an Evaluative Essay'


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Day 4 of 'Writing an Evaluative Essay'


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Day 5 of 'Writing an Evaluative Essay'


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3 Hour Lesson Breakdown

5 daily lessons in the school holidays

 

5 mins

Introduction

Overview of lesson

Objectives and outcomes of each lesson are explained

80 mins

Theory Lesson Part 1

Gain in-depth knowledge and understanding

Teachers explain key concepts which are reinforced by completing essay based questions.

10 mins

Break

80 mins

Theory Lesson Part 2

Develop your English skills

Learn how to develop and express your own ideas for insightful responses.

15 mins

Review

Key concepts are reinforced

Students are encouraged to ask questions to clarify their understanding.

Year 11 English Advanced Holiday Timetable

Chatswood

15 Jan – 19 Jan

9:30am – 12:30pm

Strathfield

15 Jan – 19 Jan

4:40pm – 7:40pm

Year 11 English Holiday Course Pricing

 

$607.50
(inc GST)
Enrol now and you’ll receive

Year 11 English Holiday Course includes:

 

Classes taught by inspirational teachers

5 engaging Theory lessons

Comprehensive Theory Book

Personalised feedback on essays & analysis

Dedicated customer service support

Loved by over 4000 students across 220 schools

 

I improved significantly during my time at Matrix for Physics through the help I received from Matrix.

- Jason Xu, 2016 Year 12 Maths

How is Matrix different?

 


    Matrix Others

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.

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.

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.

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