In our experience, teens who struggle with expressing and expanding their ideas are often working with a less-than-ideal vocabulary. They lack the words to articulate the nuance, depth and breadth of their ideas, and so they write in clumsy, ineffective and inaccurate ways. But there is help!
Argument analysis has been part of the VCE English/EAL study design for many, many, MANY years, in one form or another. And it will continue to be a part of the new study design! So how can we help our teens lift improve their analysis?
Here are some handy vocabulary for you to practice with your teen when writing those comparative essays!