Argument analysis, VCE English

VCE English Exam Section C: Argument Analysis

The VCE English exam is probably one of the toughest exams out of all the VCE subject exams. Split into 3 essays, it is a HUGE 3 hours! If you have a teen who is doing VCE English 3/4 (aka Year 12 English) in 2022 or 2023, here's the breakdown of Section C of the dreaded exam.

Essay Writing, VCE English

VCE English Exam Section B: Comparative Response

The VCE English exam is probably one of the toughest exams out of all the VCE subject exams. Split into 3 essays, it is a HUGE 3 hours! If you have a teen who is doing VCE English 3/4 (aka Year 12 English) in 2022 or 2023, here's the breakdown of Section B of the dreaded exam.

Essay Writing, VCE English

VCE English Exam Section A: Text Response

The VCE English exam is probably one of the toughest exams out of all the VCE subject exams. Split into 3 essays, it is a huge 3 hours! If you have a teen who is doing VCE English 3/4 (aka Year 12 English) in 2022 or 2023, here's the breakdown of the dreaded exam.

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How to tackle an ability roadblock

So you've figured out that there are gaps in your student's content knowledge or skill base. What do you do now? Differentiating between a mental roadblock and an ability roadblockread the previous post First, you'll need to determine if it is a matter of content knowledge or a matter of skill and practice. Knowledge is whether… Continue reading How to tackle an ability roadblock

supporting teens, VCE EAL, VCE English

How to tackle a mental roadblock in your student

So you've figured out that your VCE English student is struggling with a mental roadblock - now is the time to tackle it! Is it a mental roadblock or a skills roadblock? read the previous post! What are they feeling? Are they overwhelmed by the scale of the task? Do they feel lost with what… Continue reading How to tackle a mental roadblock in your student

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My teen is not improving!

You've spent weeks with your Year 12 or Year 11, trying to teach them TEEL, modelling topic sentences, modelling how to paraphrase quotes, but they're getting nowhere! It's so frustrating when our teens just don't seem to get it, but let's stay in control of our emotions! Let's approach the this roadblock calmly and rationally... Diagnose… Continue reading My teen is not improving!

Argument analysis

Try these verbs instead of ‘attack’

Try these verbs for stronger argument analysis! How can a student write a good argument analysis essay? Analysing the article using great vocabulary! How can an English tutor or parent help their student write great argument analysis essays? At TSE Tuition, we like to focus on the verb. For a VCE Year 11 or VCE… Continue reading Try these verbs instead of ‘attack’