English Language, School, Tutor, VCE EAL, VCE English

How to find a good tutor

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Finding a good tutor is like finding a needle in a haystack. Image credit: Feature FM

Finding a good tutor can be a bit of gamble: a good ATAR doesn’t automatically translate into a good tutor, going to a ‘good’ school also guarantees very little. So what can you do as a student/parent?  Continue reading “How to find a good tutor”

Language Analysis, School, VCE EAL, VCE English

When authors use multiple persuasive techniques at once

Note: This post is one of a series of scheduled posts while I’m away for a few weeks.

Some students get a little confused when authors use multiple persuasive techniques/devices at once. Where do you start? Which one do you talk about first? Below is an example:  Continue reading “When authors use multiple persuasive techniques at once”

School, VCE EAL, VCE English

Some encouragement

It’s getting to that time of year when just about every high school student I know is finding school terribly hard. It’s hard to find the motivation to do your homework or read your books or even get up for school when it seems like you’ve been doing the same thing for the whole, friggin’, year.  Continue reading “Some encouragement”