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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 Preparation Courses

HSC English Advanced Preparation Courses

HSC English Extension 1 Preparation Courses

HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module A: Keat's 'Selected Poems' and 'Bright Star'

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 two-day HSC English preparation course focuses on a pairing of selected poems by the second generation Romantic poet, John Keats, and the 2009 film on the life and loves of the poet for the Advanced English Module A: Textual Conversations. As Keats died tragically young and Campion’s film comprises a Romantic... [More]
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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module A: Keat's 'Selected Poems' and 'Bright Star'

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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module B: T.S. Eliot'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 HSC English preparation course focuses on the poems of T. S. Eliot selected for study for the Advanced English Module B: Critical Study of Literature. The new one-day course begins with an overview of Eliot’s life and career and close study of the set poems in relation to their meaning, style and context. Throughout... [More]
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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module B: T.S. Eliot's 'Selected Poems'

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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module B: 'Great Expectations'

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 Charles Dickens' Great Expectations (1861) for the Advanced English Module B: Critical Study of Literature. This new one-day course will review the content, structure and context of the novel. The review of structure begins with Pip’s account of himself from childhood to... [More]
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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module B: 'Great Expectations'

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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'

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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module B: 'Henry VI Part 1'

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 Henry IV Part 1 (1598) for Advanced Module B: Critical Study of Literature. Close analysis and discussion focuses on Henry IV Part 1's construction, content and language: its genre as both history and a morality play; its three plot strands; the play... [More]
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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module B: 'Henry VI Part 1'

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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module A: 'Ariel' and 'Birthday Letters'

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 two-day HSC English preparation course focuses on a pairing of selected poems by Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes for the Advanced English Module A: Textual Conversations. As Plath had died by her own hand when Ariel was published and Hughes was still living when he published Birthday Letters, the complex textual... [More]
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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module A: 'Ariel' and 'Birthday Letters'

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - HSC English”}</p><p>This new two-day HSC English preparation course focuses on a pairing of selected poems by Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes for the Advanced English

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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module A: 'The Tempest' and 'Hag-Seed'

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 Preparation course is designed for students completing the English Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations. As part of your HSC preparation this new two-day course will enable you to gain an in-depth focus on the pair of texts: William Shakespeare’s The Tempest (1611) and Margaret Atwood’s Hag-Seed (2016) as a... [More]
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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module A: 'The Tempest' and 'Hag-Seed'

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

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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module A: 'King Richard III' and 'Looking for Richard'

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 Shakespeare’s King Richard III (circa 1593-4) and Al Pacino’s Looking for Richard (1996) for Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations. This new two-day course begins with Richard III followed by Looking for Richard as a film about making a production of Richard III. Analysis of... [More]
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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module A: 'King Richard III' and 'Looking for Richard'

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - HSC English”}</p><p>This HSC English preparation course focuses on Shakespeare’s <em>King Richard III</em> (circa 1593-4) and Al Pacino’s <em>Looking for Richard</em>

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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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