Sentence starters (or stems) can be a great way to help give our teens the momentum they need to write those comparative sentences. Here are some for you to try with your teen!
Here are some handy vocabulary for you to practice with your teen when writing those comparative essays!
If I had a penny every time students asked me which structure is better... When structuring a comparative essay, there are 2 main kinds of structures available to our teens: a Block approach or an Integrated approach.
Do you have a teen is studying Year 12 English in 2022 or 2023? Do you know what pairs of texts they're studying? The comparative essay is one of the more important pieces...
If your student is stuck on 'summarising' or 'storytelling' in their essays, you know they must increase the amount and level of their analysis, but HOW do we do this?
How can our teens avoid summarising, or that dreaded comment, 'storytelling!', in their essays? What's the difference between summarising and analysing?
TEEL! What is this acronym your teen is so frustrated about? This is the most common acronym teachers across Victoria use to teach their students...
Is your teen struggling to start an essay for VCE English? Do they have no idea what needs to go into an introduction for a text essay? Many of our teens struggle with knowing how to begin a length piece of writing like an essay. Where do they start? What do they include? How long should it be? Here at TSE Tuition, we teach our students the following structure:
If you are studying Units 1 & 2 VCE English next year (aka Year 11 English), or your teen is going to, here are the changes you'll need to know!
The NEW VCE study designs have been released! Will your teen be affected by the changes?