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HSC English

HSC English

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC.

We offer an extensive program of HSC Preparation courses across a range of subjects as well as complementary study skills courses for HSC students to help maximise their HSC results. Taught by experienced and practising senior HSC teachers with hands on knowledge of the HSC syllabus, assessment guidelines and examination procedures, these courses are designed to give students the invaluable knowledge and skills necessary to make their HSC studies effective and successful, and boost HSC results. Content taught is highly relevant, and designed to be transferable to any individual HSC elective or module, as well as being specific to essential syllabus and assessment requirements. Individual courses can be grouped into a progressive three part program scheduled within each holiday period, allowing students to pace themselves throughout the year, prepare for HSC key dates and check in with our experienced teachers along the way. Prepare for HSC English the smart way with HSC English preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Available Courses

HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: 'Billy Elliot'

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC English the smart way with HSC English preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This HSC English preparation course focuses on Stephen Daldry’s film Billy Elliot (2000) for the English Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences. Through analysis and discussion, this course will enable students to deepen their understanding of how the film represents individual and collective human experiences of... [More]
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HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: 'Billy Elliot'

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - HSC English”}</p><p>This HSC English preparation course focuses on Stephen Daldry’s film <em>Billy Elliot</em> (2000) for the English Common Module: Texts and Human

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HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: 'The Merchant of Venice'

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC English the smart way with HSC English preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This new one-day HSC English preparation course focuses on Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice for the English Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences. Students will refine their skills in articulating a clear and detailed analysis of the play’s key scenes through writing and whole group discussion. Links will be made... [More]
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HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: 'The Merchant of Venice'

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - HSC English”}</p><p>This new one-day HSC English preparation course focuses on Shakespeare’s <em>The Merchant of Venice</em> for the English Common Module: <em>Texts

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HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: 'The Crucible'

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC English the smart way with HSC English preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This HSC English preparation course focuses on Arthur Miller’s The Crucible (first performed 1954) for the Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences. The new one-day course will review the context, content and structure of the play in relation to representation of individual and collective human experience. Related issues... [More]
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HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: 'The Crucible'

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - HSC English”}</p><p>This HSC English preparation course focuses on Arthur Miller’s <em>The Crucible</em> (first performed 1954) for the Common Module: <em>Texts and

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HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: Kenneth Slessor's 'Selected Poems'

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC English the smart way with HSC English preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This new one-day HSC English preparation course focuses on Slessor’s Selected Poems for the English Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences. Analysis of the poems will deepen students' understanding of the range and complexity of human experiences in the poetry. Links will be made to our own world as the course covers... [More]
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HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: Kenneth Slessor's 'Selected Poems'

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - HSC English”}</p><p>This new one-day HSC English preparation course focuses on Slessor’s <em>Selected Poems</em> for the English Common Module: <em>Texts and Human

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HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: 'Nineteen Eighty-Four'

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC English the smart way with HSC English preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This new one-day HSC English preparation course focuses on George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) for the Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences. The review of the novel begins with context: Orwell’s response to the Cold War period led to a dark, dystopian, science fiction satire that is both a puzzle about the... [More]
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HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: 'Nineteen Eighty-Four'

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - HSC English”}</p><p>This new one-day HSC English preparation course focuses on George Orwell’s <em>Nineteen Eighty-Four</em> (1949) for the Common Module: <em>Texts

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HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: 'Go Back to Where You Came From'

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC English the smart way with HSC English preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This new one-day HSC English preparation course focuses on Ivan O’Mahoney’s television documentary series Go Back to Where You Came From—Series 1, Episodes 1, 2 and 3 and The Response (2011) for the English Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences. It aims to deepen students' understanding of how the documentary... [More]
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HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: 'Go Back to Where You Came From'

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - HSC English”}</p><p>This new one-day HSC English preparation course focuses on Ivan O’Mahoney’s television documentary series <em>Go Back to Where You Came From</em>—

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HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: 'Past the Shallows'

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC English the smart way with HSC English preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This HSC English preparation course focuses on Favel Parrett’s first novel, Past the Shallows for the English Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences. This new one-day course covers the restrained yet poignant representation of grief, secrets, memory, survival and the vulnerability of youth in terms of emotional aspects... [More]
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HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: 'Past the Shallows'

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - HSC English”}</p><p>This HSC English preparation course focuses on Favel Parrett’s first novel, <em>Past the Shallows</em> for the English Common Module: <em>Texts and

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HSC English Extension 1 Preparation Course - Common Module: Literary Worlds

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC English the smart way with HSC English preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This new one-day HSC preparation course for the English Extension Common Module: Literary Worlds will illuminate the complexity of representing individuals and societies through readings of richly diverse texts and selected literary criticism. Theoretical perspectives, including New Historicism, will be brought to bear on a... [More]
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