Year 12 English

Core Program

Our Year 12 English 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
  • 2.5 hour lessons per week + tutorial, during term
  • Students attend lessons at their allocated time schedule
  • Small class group based
  • Experienced educators
Course Outline

Year 12 English

Term 1
Week 1 — 1 Unit 3 – Exploring Connections between Texts
Week 2 — Unit 3 – Examining Perspectives in Texts
Week 3 — Unit 4 – Analytical Written Response – Hamlet
Week 4 — Unit 4 – Analytical Written Response – Hamlet
Week 5 — Unit 3 – Persuasive Spoken Response
Week 6 — Unit 3 – Textual Connections – Written Response about Concepts in Texts
Week 7 — Unit 3 – Textual Connections – Conversations about Concepts in Texts
Week 8 — Unit 3 – Persuasive Written Response
Week 9 — Unit 4 – Close Study of Literary Texts – Poetry
Week 10 — Unit 3 & 4 – Textual Connections & Close Study of Literary Texts

Term 2
Week 1 — Unit 4 – Understanding Short Stories
Week 2 — Unit 4 – Understanding Drama
Week 3 — Unit 4 – Close Study and Critical Response
Week 4 — Unit 4 – Responding Creatively to a Close Study Text
Week 5 — Unit 4 – Responding Creatively to a Close Literary Study
Week 6 — Unit 4 – Close Study of Short Stories
Week 7 — Unit 4 – Novels: Responding Critically (Close Study of Texts)
Week 8 — Unit 4 – Imaginative Writing and Essay Writing
Week 9 — Unit 4 – Creative a Short Story from Poetry
Week 10 — Unit 4 – Revising Close Study of Texts and Critical Responses

Term 3
Week 1 — Unit 4 – Close Study Of Literary Texts – The Novel 1
Week 2 — Unit 4 – Close Study Of Literary Texts – The Novel 2
Week 3 — Unit 4 – Close Study Of Literary Texts – Poetry 1
Week 4 — Unit 4 – Close Study Of Literary Texts – Poetry 2
Week 5 — Unit 4 – Close Study Of Literary Texts – Poetry 3
Week 6 — Revising and Drafting the Imaginative Response
Week 7 — External Examination Writing Skills
Week 8 — Mock Practice External Exam
Week 9 — Revising Analytical Essay Writing
Week 10 — Future Literacy Skills Post Year 12

  • On Campus
    face-to-face

  • North Shore ONLINE
    Online learning
    at your own pace

  • North Shore LIVE
    (Zoom Classes)

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