Year 11 English Standard

Core Program

Our HSC Year 11 English Standard course cover key topics, reinforce foundations and focus on typical examinations questions, so students will be more confident at school.

Our term courses are scheduled in line with public school term dates. There are 4 terms per year and usually 10 lessons per term, with one lesson each week. You can commence our courses at any time, however a new term starts in late January, April, July and October.

Our courses enable students to:

  • Improve English skills such as comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, genre and essay writing by using imaginative, interpretive and critical thinking to analyse and compose a variety of texts
  • Develop all skills and knowledge to fulfil syllabus objectives and outcomes
  • Acquire an extensive range of problem-solving strategies and techniques to maximise exam results
  • Develop and foster self-discipline and efficient study habits
  • Turn hard work and efforts into visible rewards

Our course fees are inclusive of all learning materials. Each lesson includes an experienced educator teaching learning concepts and examples, students completing exercises and homework tasks to reinforce concepts.

We offer face-to-face and online learning options.

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Course Structure
  • 4 terms in a year, 10 weeks in a term
  • 1.5 hour lessons per week, during term
  • Students attend lessons at their allocated time schedule
  • Small class group based
  • Experienced educators
Course Outline


Term 1
Week 1 — Critical Study of Literature I – First Person Fiction
Week 2 — Critical Study of Literature II – Third Person Fiction
Week 3 — Critical Study of Literature III – Rhyme and Rhythm in Poetry
Week 4 — Critical Study of Literature IV – Free Verse
Week 5 — Critical Study of Literature V – Drama
Week 6 — Critical Study of Literature VI – Film
Week 7 — Critical Study of Literature VII – Visual Satire
Week 8 — Examination Skills Development
Week 9 — Critical Study of Literature VIII – Speeches
Week 10 — Critical Study of Literature IX – Reviews, Op. Eds and Editorials

Term 2
Week 1 — Texts and Human Experiences I
Week 2 — Craft of Writing I
Week 3 — Texts and Human Experience II
Week 4 — Craft of Writing II
Week 5 — Texts and Human Experiences III
Week 6 — Craft of Writing III
Week 7 — Texts and Human Experiences IV
Week 8 — Craft of Writing IV
Week 9 — Texts and Human Experiences V
Week 10 — Craft of Writing V

Term 3
Week 1 — Module A : Identity and Culture I
Week 2 — Module A : Identity and Culture II
Week 3 — Module A : Identity and Culture III
Week 4 — Module A : Identity and Culture IV
Week 5 — Close Study of Texts I
Week 6 — Close Study of Texts II
Week 7 — Close Study of Texts III
Week 8 — Close Study of Texts IV
Week 9 — Essay Writing Review
Week 10 — Creative Writing Review

Term 4 (Year 12 Headstart)
Week 1 — Reading to Write I
Week 2 — Reading to Write II
Week 3 — Reading to Write III
Week 4 — Language, Identity and Culture I
Week 5 — Language, Identity and Culture II
Week 6 — The Craft of Writing I
Week 7 — The Craft of Writing II
Week 8 — Model Examination
Week 9 — Language, Identity and Culture III
Week 10 — Close Study of Literature

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