Try these verbs for stronger argument analysis! How can a student write a good argument analysis essay? Analysing the article using great vocabulary! How can an English tutor or parent help their student write great argument analysis essays? At TSE Tuition, we like to focus on the verb. For a VCE Year 11 or VCE… Continue reading Try these verbs instead of ‘quotes’
Rewriting a Burial Rites creative response
In this video I rewrite a so-so creative response so that it follows Hannah Kent's style more closely. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hozrGrZ-mkw&t=3s
So you’re studying multi-modal texts?
An easy way to prepare for the comparative essay
How do I look for themes?
Envy vs Jealous
I was asked to clarify this a week or two ago, so I thought I'd make a video. https://youtu.be/wFN1gwBE1to
Word of the week: fanatic
From Oxford Dictionaries: A person filled with excessive and single-minded zeal, especially for an extreme religious or political cause: In everyday speech, 'fanatic' can be replaced with 'crazy about' or 'fan' or another term to describe a person who is outrageously passionate about something. While this is usually acceptable in casual conversation, it is important to note… Continue reading Word of the week: fanatic
Idiom: Necessity, mother of invention
Necessity is the mother of invention This idiom* is used to express the idea that a creative solution was reached because there were no alternatives. This is usually used in situations where there was a desperate need for a solution and there were none to be found, so people had to get creative. Below is a clear… Continue reading Idiom: Necessity, mother of invention
How to find a good tutor
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? As someone who goes through the process all the time (I find and train tutors and send them… Continue reading How to find a good tutor
Analysing a Visual
Note: This is a post from a series of scheduled posts while I'm away. Many students don't feel confident in analysing the visual in the text they get. Below is some general advice for students who struggle with knowing how to write about them: Describe the specific part of the picture that you want to… Continue reading Analysing a Visual