Year 12 English Advanced

Core Program

Our HSC Year 12 English Advanced 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 3 terms per year for Year 12 students 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
  • 3 terms in a year for Year 12 students
  • 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 — The Human Experience Essay: An Overview
Week 2 — The Individual Human Experience
Week 3 — The Collective Human Experience
Week 4 — The Human Condition: Philosophical Understanding
Week 5 — Generic Prediction for Short-Answer Writing
Week 6 — Fictional Writing
Week 7 — Informative Writing
Week 8 — Model Exam ‒ Paper One
Week 9 — Discursive Writing
Week 10 — Persuasive Writing

Term 2
Week 1 — Module A: Overview Of Topic Analysis
Week 2 — Module A: Understanding Discourse
Week 3 — Module A: Understanding Context
Week 4 — Module A: Responding to HSC Question Types
Week 5 — Module B: Critical Study I (Literature and Literary Style)
Week 6 — Module B: Critical Study II (The Socio-Cultural Dimension)
Week 7 — Module B: Critical Study III (The Personal Response)
Week 8 — Module B: Super-Essay into Examination Essay
Week 9 — Examination Skills: Paper One Review
Week 10 — Examination Skills: Paper Two Review

Term 3
Week 1 — Module C: Imaginative Writing
Week 2 — Module C: Persuasive Writing
Week 3 — Module C: Dissuasive and Satire
Week 4 — Module C: Discursive Writing
Week 5 — Module C: Recursive Writing & The Reflection Statement
Week 6 — Module C: Responding to HSC Questions
Week 7 — Review I: The Human Experiences Essay
Week 8 — Examination Skills: Paper One Review
Week 9 — Examination Skills: Paper Two Review
Week 10 — The End

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