What our Year 12 English Advanced students will develop

Sophisticated understanding

Learn with resources tailored for HSC success

Stop looking online for resources! With our complete set of resources including textual analysis, critical readings, and contextual information, you can focus on refining your analytical and creative skills.

Writing skills

Sharpen your writing skills

Learn how to structure and write an essay step-by-step in class. Perfect your critical and creative writing skills with personalised and insightful feedback from teachers and tutors.

No more memorising

Write with confidence

Stop memorising essays. Learn how to develop and express your own insights. With the best tools and support on your side there’s nothing to fear!

What our Year 12 English Advanced students receive

Comprehensive Theory Book

In-Class Guided Writing

Homework and Personalised Feedback

One-to-One Tutorials (Workshops)

Online Submissions

Exclusive Online Resources

We take the worry out of your HSC English

Text-Based Year 12 English Advanced Term Course Program

 

Oct - Dec

Area of Study: Discovery

Short Answer, Creative Writing, and the Discovery Essay

 

Feb - Apr

Module A: Comparative Study

Julius Caesar / The Prince

Metropolis / Nineteen Eighty-Four

Pride and Prejudice / Letters to Alice

Richard III / Looking for Richard

 

Apr - Jun

Module B: Critical Study

Citizen Kane

Hamlet

T. S. Eliot

Speeches

 

Jul - Sep

Module C: Representation and Text

Brave New World

The Crucible

The Art of Travel

 

Year 12 English Advanced Term Course Details

Text-based classes provide in-depth textual understanding, explanations of critical analysis, and essay writing skills

 

Area of Study: Discovery

Short Answer, Creative Writing, and Discovery Essay

Lesson 1
• Breakdown of the major syllabus points for AOS
• Approaches to unseen texts
• Engaging with unseen texts
• Writing Task: Crafting study notes

Lesson 2
• How to build strong responses in to unseen texts
• Exploring concepts: physical discoveries
• Writing Task: Developing critical analysis and structuring body paragraphs

Lesson 3
• Exploring concepts: emotional discoveries
• Making connections between the syllabus and your prescribed text
• Writing Task: How to compose thesis statements and refining body paragraphs

Lesson 4
• Exploring concepts: creative discoveries
• Choosing effective related material
• Writing Task: Creating essay scaffolds

Lesson 5
• Exploring concepts: intellectual discoveries
• Making connections between the syllabus and your prescribed text
• Writing Task: Essay conclusions and essay composition

Lesson 6
• Exploring concepts: spiritual discoveries
• Making connections between the syllabus and your prescribed text
• Writing Task: Strengthening your body paragraphs

Lesson 7
• Approaching the creative writing task
• Generating ideas for creative writing in line with the syllabus
• Writing Task: Planning character and setting

Lesson 8
• Developing creative inspiration from engaging with texts
• Connecting your imaginative ideas to the syllabus
• Writing Task: creative composition with focus on plot and use of language

Lesson 9
• Review of the AOS syllabus
• Returning to your study notes
• Writing Task: developing your areas of weakness

Module A: Comparative Study

Julius Caesar / The Prince
Metropolis / 1984
Pride and Prejudce / Letters to Alice
Richard III / Looking for Richard

Module B: Critical Study

Speeches
The Poetry of T. S. Eliot
Yeats
The Art of Travel
Brave New World
Citizen Kane

Module C: Representation and Text

Brave New World
The Crucible
The Art of Travel

3 Hour Lesson Breakdown

9 weekly lessons in the school term for in-depth learning

 

10 min

Introduction

Overview of lesson

Teachers explain objectives and outcomes of each lesson.

60 min

Theory Lesson Part 1

Gain in-depth knowledge and understanding

Students are guided through detailed textual analysis by teachers.

10 min

Break

40 min

Theory Lesson Part 2

Develop your English skills

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

60 min

In-Class Writing & Feedback

Perfect your writing skills

Students perfect your critical and creative writing skills with personalised and insightful feedback from teachers!

Year 12 English Advanced Timetable

9 three hour weekly lessons for comprehensive knowledge, understanding, and dedicated writing time.

Our Year 12 English Advanced pricing

 

$45
per Hour
x
3 Hrs
per Lesson
x
9
per School Term
=
$1215
per School Term

Our English Advanced courses includes:

 

Classes taught by inspirational 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?

 


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Teachers

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

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

Program

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

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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

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

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Only address content that students raise, use generic textbooks.

Assessments

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

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

Reporting

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

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

Learning Management System

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

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

One-to-One Workshops

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Free workshops to target individual learning needs

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No additional support outside the lesson.

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