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.

supporting teens, VCE EAL, VCE English

How to tackle a mental roadblock┬áin 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┬áin your student

Essay Writing, VCE English

What is an essay and how can we help our teens?

It's been years since I've even thought about an essay. How can I help my teen write good VCE English essays?Many parents We know that VCE English is important, we know that essay writing is really important to VCE English, but what can we do to help our teen? First, it's helpful to know what… Continue reading What is an essay and how can we help our teens?

Essay Writing, VCE English

What are teachers looking for in a high school or VCE English essay?

I like to summarise it as the following three things: an interpretation of the textdepth of understanding of themes, motifs and symbols textual evidence to support all the above Of course there are lots of other things teachers look for in a high school or VCE English essay. However, I think these are the biggest,… Continue reading What are teachers looking for in a high school or VCE English essay?