Language Analysis, VCE EAL, VCE English

Language analysis practice #1!

Can you find the main arguments in the below article?

GP rebate: What I do for the $37.05 that no one wants to pay

GPs save Medicare money by keeping people out of hospital.

Photo: Greg Newington, from The Sydney Morning Herald

Creative writing, VCE, VCE EAL, VCE English

A few tips on preparing for that creative SAC

A few tips on preparing for that creative SAC, using The Thing Around Your Neck, All About Eve and Mabo as example texts.

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”

Essay Writing, VCE EAL, VCE English

How to quote a text

I frequently see writing like the below: 

Due to the economic conditions in Enniscorthy, Eilis and her brothers need to move to other cities for jobs. ‘Eilis realised that she could not turn down the offer.’ There are not enough jobs in Enniscorthy for everyone and Eilis has been unemployed for a long period already.

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