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English Units 1&2 Tutoring at TuteSmart

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With VCE students required to complete at least one English subject to qualify for an ATAR, English is the most popular of any subject available at VCE level. Whether you are trying to develop an interesting and novel approach to creative response or the oral assessment, or simply aiming to writing three high-quality essays in three hours for the final exam, VCE English comes with a wide range of challenges for students at all levels.

Studying English Units 1&2, at TuteSmart

Being a strong writer can be difficult at the best of times. At TuteSmart, we help students methodically identify strengths and weaknesses, and provide step-by-step guidance to help develop fluency and expression.

Further, TuteSmart tutors emphasise and help further critical thinking skills, which are essential through VCE English. We are very aware that there are VCE English students of all levels, and we have designed our curricula accordingly.

VCE English is, undoubtedly, at times a tricky subject, and one that many students approach with trepidation. All TuteSmart English students receive access to weekly classes, one-on-one help as needed, online resources, assessments, and a whole lot more. See here for full details.

VCE English Units 1&2 Tutors


ATAR 98.45

VCE English Units 1&2 Curriculum

Course Overview
General skills (I) – Using metalanguage
Creating and Responding (I) Unpacking Texts, Creative Writing Strategies and the Statement of Intention
Reading and Responding (I) – Annotating texts & Essay Structure
Reading and Responding (II) – Prompt Types, Characters, and Themes
Reading and Responding (III) Views and Values
Reading and Responding (III) Practice task
Practice Task (I) Feedback and Analysis
Analysing Argument (I) Understanding Contentions
Analysing Argument (II) Essay Structure
Analysing Argument (III) – Persuasive Language Techniques and Process of Analysis
Analysing Argument (V) – Visual Analysis
Practice Task (II) Analysing Argument
Analysing Argument (IV) – Tone and Connotative Analysis
Practice Task (II) Feedback
Analysing Argument (VI) - Comparative Analysis
Comparing Texts (I) - An Intro
Practice Task (III) Reading and Responding + Analysing Argument
Analysing Argument (VI) – Sample Essays and Recap
Tone and Connotative Analysis
Presenting Argument (I) - Topics, Contentions, and Writing Persuasive Speeches
Presenting Argument (II) - Statement of Intention and Presentation Techniques
Comparing Texts (II) - Similarities and Differences
Comparing Texts (IV) – Prompt types and strategies
Comparing Texts (III) – Essay Structure and Sample Essays
Comparative Practice Task (IV)
Practice Task (IV) Feedback
Revision (I) - Comparing Texts
Reading and Responding (IV
Practice Task (V) - Reading and Responding
Exam Overview, Examiner's Reports and Comparing Texts Guide
Practice Task (V) - Feedback
Revision (II) - Text Response
Practice Exam I
Revision (III) - Analysing Argument
Practice Exam II
Intensive Revision
Practice Exam III
Intensive Revision
Unit 3/4 Headstart
Transition Lesson 1
Transition Lesson 2
Transition Lesson 3
Transition Lesson 4
Transition Lesson 5
Transition Lesson 6

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