Year 12 English Advanced Holiday Accelerated Course

Get ahead in the holidays

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.

Be exam ready

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 Feedback

Focused Learning

Online Submissions

Exclusive Online Resources

Get ahead with our 9-day School Holiday Courses

Text-Based Year 12 English Advanced Holiday Accelerated Course Program

 

1 - 12 October

N/A

14 - 24 January

Common Module

Approaching Unseen Texts, Short Answer Composition, and the Common Module Essay
 

Module C: The Craft of Writing

Approaching Form and Style through Discursive, Imaginative, and Reflective Compositions

14 - 27 April

Module C: The Craft of Writing

Approaching Form and Style through Discursive, Imaginative, and Reflective Compositions

8 - 19 July

Module C: The Craft of Writing

Approaching Form and Style through Discursive, Imaginative, and Reflective Compositions

Year 12 English Advanced Holiday Accelerated Course Details

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

 

Common Module

Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences

Lesson 1
• Introduction to Common Module
• Exploring concepts: approaching emotions
• Engaging with microfiction
• Writing Task: Short answer response
• Choosing effective related material

Lesson 2
• Exploring concepts: Emotion in depth
• Text analysis: Visual texts
• Writing Task: Responding to unseen texts

Lesson 3
• Exploring concepts: decoding the syllabus
• Making connections between language and emotion
• Text analysis: Short film
• Writing Task: Imaginative reinterpretation

Lesson 4
• Exploring concepts: Building study notes
• Approaching school assessments
• Developing effective study habits
• Writing Task: Analysing figurative devices

Lesson 5
• Exploring concepts: human qualities
• Text analysis: Poetry
• Writing Task: Poetic analysis

Lesson 6
• Exploring concepts: thoughts into words
• Making connections between the syllabus and your prescribed text
• Writing Task: Writing workshop on your prescribed text

Lesson 7
• Exploring concepts: the human condition
• Building a personal interpretation
• Text analysis: Performance poetry
• Writing Task: Building an argument

Lesson 8
• Exploring concepts: the individual versus the collective
• Text analysis: Discursive essay
• Connecting your reflections to the syllabus
• Writing Task: Responding to discursive texts

Lesson 9
• Review of the Common Module syllabus
• Review of the HSC exam expectations
• Writing Task: Mock HSC Paper One
• Peer Review

Module C: The Craft of Writing

The Craft of Writing

This course will offer students the opportunity to engage with, analyse, and respond to a selection of quality literature from the prescribed Module C list.

Students will develop their written style for a range of audiences and purposes.

More details coming soon!

Module C: The Craft of Writing

The Craft of Writing

This course will offer students the opportunity to engage with, analyse, and respond to a selection of quality literature from the prescribed Module C list.

Students will develop their written style for a range of audiences and purposes.

More details coming soon!

Module C: The Craft of Writing

The Craft of Writing

This course will offer students the opportunity to engage with, analyse, and respond to a selection of quality literature from the prescribed Module C list.

Students will develop their written style for a range of audiences and purposes.

More details coming soon!

3 Hour Lesson Breakdown

9 daily lessons in the school holidays for in-depth learning

 

10 min

Introduction

Overview of lesson

Objectives and outcomes of each lesson are explained.

60 min

Theory Lesson Part 1

Gain in-depth knowledge and understanding

Be guided through detailed textual analysis by your subject matter expert.

10 min

Break

40 min

Theory Lesson Part 2

Develop your English skills

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

60 min

In-Class Writing & Feedback

Perfect your writing skills

Perfect your critical and creative writing skills with personalised and insightful feedback!

Year 12 English ADV Holiday Timetable (9th-19th of July)

Strathfield Campus

Time: 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Module C: The Art of Travel

Teacher: Dr Jessica Brooks

 

Our Year 12 English Advanced pricing

 

$45
per Hour
x
3 Hrs
per Lesson
x
9
Daily Lessons
=
$1,215
per Holiday Period

Our English Advanced courses includes:

 

Classes taught by inspirational teachers

9 engaging theory lessons over 2 weeks

One-to-One tutorials during term (Workshops)

Comprehensive Theory Book

Online homework and personalised feedback

Additional resources: Text analysis & exemplar essays

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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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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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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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Learning Management System

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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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