The Ultimate VCE english Study Guide (2nd ed.)

The study guide trusted by hundreds of Victorian students & teachers

Designed for the latest syllabus and packed into a beautifully designed, convenient new ebook.

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What's inside

Over 10 A+ sample essays for Text Response, Reading and Comparing, and Language Analysis to advance your skills

EVERY essay annotated and broken down on HOW and WHY students achieved A+ so you reach your goals quicker

Comparisons between HIGH scoring vs. LOW scoring essays so you understand what to do and what not to do with confidence




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High-achiever authors


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30+ VCE Texts Covered

  • After Darkness
    All About Eve
    Behind the Beautiful Forevers
    Burial Rites
    In Cold Blood
    I is for Isobel
    Left Hand of Darkness
  • Bombshells and The Penelopiad
  • I am Malala and Made in Dagenham
  • Invictus and Ransom
  • Stasiland and 1984
  • The Crucible and Year of Wonders
  • Measure for Measure
    No Sugar
    Rear Window
    Stories We Tell
    The Complete Maus 
    The Golden Age
    The Lieutenant
    The White Tiger
    This Boy’s Life
    Twelve Angry Men


Lisa Tran

Founder of Lisa's Study Guides

Lisa is a highly-sought after English tutor and founder of Lisa's Study Guides. With over 8 years of experience, she has helped hundreds of students achieve their very best in their VCE English exams.

Anna Wittwer

Lisa's Study Guides Tutor

Anna achieved an Englishstudy score of 50, achieving an ATAR of 99.05. Anna’s strength lies in clear and detailed analytical writing. Students rave about her ability to address common weak points, particularly in areas of structure, precision, and depth.

Vivienne Bear

Lisa's Study Guides Tutor

Viv achieved an English study score of 50, achieving an ATAR of 99.90. Having studied both English and Literature, Viv excels in standout analysis of novels. She is passionate in teaching students insightful and original interpretations of texts.

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