Essay Writing

Editing: long sentences

Note: This is a post from a series of scheduled posts while I'm away for a few weeks. In this video, I edit a super duper long sentence. Please note that the use of low camera angle is wrong, but I'm just editing for length so I left that alone.  I hope that was helpful! … Continue reading Editing: long sentences

Essay Writing, VCE EAL, VCE English

Video: The ‘Bang for Buck’ writing principle

When writing under timed conditions, it's important to understand time as a limited resource. Are you using your x number of minutes to write stuff that going to get you the highest mark?    ~Shirlaine  

VCE EAL, VCE English

My #1 English vocabulary rule

As students move up the years in high school, they are expected to use more and more complex vocabulary, but this leads to a pet peeve of mine: inappropriate/incorrect vocabulary.  Essays that use incorrect or inappropriate language frustrate me because:  you're using the wrong word, I don't understand what you're trying to say, I think you can write… Continue reading My #1 English vocabulary rule