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3 hour all-in-one VCE English Intensive Course

Succeed in VCE 2015 with Lisa's summer VCE English intensive workshop!

A 3 hour jam-packed tutoring session where in each hour we cover Text Response, Context and Language Analysis. We will run through structuring essays for different types of essay topics, analysing articles and visuals, how to compare 2 or more articles, how to approach SACs and exams, tips from VCAA English examiners to get A+ results and much more!...

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Recent study guides

  • Metalanguage is at the core of English Language

    Metalanguage is at the core of English Language

    Metalanguage shouldn’t ever be underestimated in English Language; in fact it pretty much dominates all areas of the curriculum; from short answer to analytical commentaries and finally to the essay section. If you want to achieve a great score in English Language, then I highly recommend you learn as much metalanguage as possible! But first, what in the world is metalanguage? Simply put, it is ‘language used to describe the language’. As linguists, we need to have precise ways to describe the language, which everyday words simply can’t describe. For example, a ‘doing or action word’ needs to be more precisely defined; in this case, we call this a ‘verb’...Read More
  • Why I burnt out during my VCE exams – Lisa Tran shares her VCE experience

    Why I burnt out during my VCE exams – Lisa Tran shares her VCE experience

    Burn out. According to my good friend Wikipedia, ‘burnout is a psychological term that refers to long-term exhaustion and diminished interest in work.’ It’s a phase that most of us are used to hearing throughout our VCE years, especially as workload intensifies in the lead up to the VCAA examinations. Today I will be sharing something much more personal on VCE Study Guides, because I want you to avoid the same mistakes that I made when I was in VCE. Even though I was quite successful with my ATAR score, there are some study habits that I look back upon and I think to myself, ‘why didn’t I do that differently?’. I...Read More
  • Should you choose your exam text based on how past students scored?

    Should you choose your exam text based on how past students scored?

    It’s around that time of the year when you start to contemplate which one of two texts you’ll most likely use in the Text Response component of the exam. And it’s not necessarily an easy choice to make! There are several factors worth considering, and you should definitely take your time deciding which text is best for you – after all, it can make a massive difference in your studying habits leading up to the exam and also how well you perform in the final exam. I’ll share with you a few of the common remarks made by students in regards to the exam and how things generally aren’t as straightforward as...Read More