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Struggling to figure out how to write a Band 6 HSC English Essay? Let's take apart the process to see what steps you're forgetting to get you extra marks!
Wondering what Textual Conversations for HSC English Advanced is all about? Don't worry, we've got you covered with our guide to the new syllabus module!
Need some pointers on how to write a topic sentence? We break down topic sentence writing into 4 easy steps so you can write amazing essays!
Unsure about how you should be structuring body paragraphs in an essay? Find out how to use the PETAL paragraph structure in your essays with our 5 steps!
Pygmalion can be a really hard text to understand. From the references to the early 1900s, to sentences like “Ow, eez, yə-ooa san, is e?", it can be super confusing.
'Discuss', 'explore' and 'explain' -is there really a difference in what they mean? Know the difference between the key verbs for HSC English!
Looking for HSC English past papers to get some extra practice under your belt? We've got Papers 1 and 2 for English Standard, Advanced and Extension 1!
Worried about the new HSC English Module C: The Craft of Writing? Don't worry - we've got you covered with a step-by-step guide to acing it!
Need help with your analysis of The Hollow Men by T.S. Eliot for HSC English? We've got your back with four easy steps to analysing the poem!
Struggling to identify let alone explain the effect of an English technique? Let us help with this ultimate HSC English Literary Techniques Cheat Sheet!
Just started the HSC English Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences and need some info on your prescribed text? You've come to the right place! In this article, we'll: Walk
Not sure how to structure your English notes? Check out Layton’s approach that will give you all you need to know!
Struggling with the content in your HSC English text? Try our top three HSC English tips from our MVP tutor Patrick, so you can get that Band 6!
Need to develop the context and setting for your HSC Creative writing? Get your Band 6 with Art of Smart's step-by-step guide!
Want to create a kickass character for your HSC Creative Writing story? We've got you covered with our step by step guide to character development!
Need to use 'Billy Elliot' in your HSC English essay? Find an awesome analysis and a sample Band 6 paragraph in this video/article.
Are you unsure of what level of HSC English to choose? We've got the all the advice you'll need to make the RIGHT decision!
With this simple 5 step process! It will help you to memorise essays in no time, using only key points, giving you more time to do the more important stuff!
Can’t get your head around the Common Module? Here is the 411 on the HSC English Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences!
Studying hard for HSC Physics doesn't always mean getting the results you want. In this video, Blaze explains how he went from crap marks to a Band 6!
Maybe I'll use 'Die Hard' as my related text for HSC English... or you could read this 3 step guide to finding kickass related texts for HSC English!
Need to improve your English writing skills? Find out why you need to go back to basics and our Coach of the Month's top 3 tips in this article!
Need to analyse 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time' for HSC English? Let Rowan and Brooklyn break it down for you in this episode of #HELP.
Want to engage in an effective Ted Hughes analysis? In this episode of #HER, we'll show you to ace Ted Hughes and Textual Conversations for HSC English!
Out of practice questions for Year 11 English Module B: Critical Study of Literature? We've got you covered with 20 brand new Practice Essay Questions!
Confused about the new Year 11 English Advanced Module A? Here's everything you need to know to succeed in Year 11 Module A: Narratives that Shape Our World!
The new Year 11 English Advanced Module B: Critical Study of Literature is here. Here's our comprehensive guide to acing it and getting that Band 6!
Not sure where to start with Year 11 English Standard Module B: Close Study of Literature? We've got you covered with our Band 6 guide!
Running out of practice questions for Year 11 English Standard Module B: Close Study of Literature? Don't worry, we've got you covered!
Just started studying multimodal texts in English but have no idea what they are or how to analyse them? Then this guide is for you!
A quick and easy guide to the changes to the Year 11 HSC English Syllabus, and how to best prepare and use class time to get a Band 6!
Writing a reflection statement is a key skill for Year 11 and 12 HSC English. Here's how to write a Band 6 HSC English Reflection Statement!
Confused about the new Year 11 English Module A? Here's everything you need to know to succeed in Year 11 English Module A: Contemporary Possibilities!
Can't find any practice questions for Year 11 English Reading to Write? Don't worry, we've got you covered with 20 practice questions!
Need to complete a Sylvia Plath analysis? Learn how to tackle the Textual Conversations module in this episode of the HSC English Lit Program.
Unsure what to do to best prepare and complete the new HSC English Paper 1 Exam? Don't worry this guide is all you'll need to ace it!
Have no idea what to do when it comes to your King Henry IV Part 1 analysis for HSC English? Let us walk you through it including a sample Band
There are heaps of urban myths on how to find the best related text for year 12 English, but these quick tips will help you pick the text that's best
Getting average marks in English? Find out how Art of Smart Alumni Tom went from 15% to 71% with an incredible HSC English mark improvement in this video!
Need an awesome textual analysis of Past the Shallows for HSC English? Let us walk you through a Band 6 analysis in a few simple steps!
Just started studying Advanced English and have questions that need answering? We've got the answers with this handy list of Frequently Asked Questions for Advanced English!
Struggling to write your Year 12 HSC Creative Writing piece? Here's your step by step guide to writing a killer Band 6 creative writing story!
Answering the question should be straight-forward. Except when it's the HSC. Never fear! Here's How to Break Down HSC English Questions!
Scared that Standard English will ruin your ATAR? Find out how Campbell improved his marks by 12 percent throughout Years 11 and 12 in this article!
Suck at HSC English? Worried it'll bring your ATAR down because it's compulsory? Find out how Keean improved his English results by 17% in this video!
Struggling to analyse The Merchant of Venice for the HSC English Common Module? Let us walk you through how to analyse the text step by step!
Studying HSC English? Need to do an in-depth analysis of Henry Lawson's The Union Buries its Dead to craft a Band 6 worthy essay? Well, you’ve come to the right
Studying Keats poems and the movie 'Bright Star' for HSC English? Let us walk you through how to analyse each text for the Common Module!
Need an in-depth The Crucible Analysis for your HSC English essay? Let us break down the text for you with details on the key themes, context and more!
Need to complete a close study of a novel for English? Make it easy for yourself with these 5 simple steps to analysing a novel!
Want to know the #1 way to improve your HSC English essay structure? Find out how to produce an essay quickly and effectively in this video!
Feel your motivation slipping away in Years 11 and 12? Get it back up with our top 6 tips towards staying motivated in your final years!
Have no idea how to study for Years 9 and 10 English? You're not alone! Luckily for you, we've got a step by step guide to acing English!
Think finding a related text for Texts and Human Experiences is easy? It is with our guide to recommended related texts for the HSC English Common Module.
Need the low-down on everything you need to learn for Year 11 Standard English? Let us walk you through each of the modules to get a Band 6!
Need to make a multimodal presentation for HSC English? It can be a pretty daunting task if this is your first time! Find out how to nail it in this
Want to craft an awesome HSC essay analysis? In this episode of the HSC Lit Review, we'll show you how by examining The Merchant of Venice as an example!
Need some #HELP with HSC English? Maybe you're looking for an analyis of a specific text? Check out our new series: The HSC English Lit Program.
Struggling with the HSC English unseen texts in Paper 1 of your HSC English Exam? We've got your back with 6 simple steps towards getting full marks!
Just started Year 11 Advanced English Module B: Critical Study of Literature? Let us break down the module for you and how to get a Band 6!
Wondering what HSC Standard English Module B: Close Study of Literature is all about? Let us debunk the module for you and guide you in getting a Band 6!
Wondering what the new Module A for English Standard is all about? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered with our comprehensive guide to the new Module A!
Wondering what HSC English Advanced Module B is all about? What 'Critical Study of Literature' even means? We've got you covered with our Module B Guide!
Ever wondered what separates the better from the best for HSC English? Surprisingly it all comes down to the humble TEE Table. What is it? Find out here!
Looking for a run down of everything you need to know for HSC Standard English? Let us break all the modules down for you in this ultimate guide!
Need a low-down on how to get a Band 6 in HSC Advanced English? Look no further! We'll break down all the modules for you and tell you how to
Have no idea where to start when it comes to getting a Band 6 in Year 11 Advanced English? Let us walk you through each module, step by step!
Want to adapt your essay to suit any potential HSC English question? Learn how to ace your unseen English exam from a 95+ Atar scorer in this article!
Struggling to integrate stylistic and literary features into your Mod C piece? Get on the right track with our step-by-step guide!
Have no idea how to write an essay when it comes to a stimulus question? Let us guide you through how to nail HSC English stimulus questions in Mod A
Not sure how to integrate your related text well? We'll teach you how in three simple steps for the Texts and Human Experiences module!
Have your HSC English exam coming up soon and not sure how to prepare for it? Let us walk you through our 7 Day HSC English Study Plan to help
Did you know there are 7 different HSC study methods? Find out which suits you so that you can maximise your potential and study effectively!
It's the night before your HSC English exam... Here's our step-by-step guide to studying the night before and make sure you get that Band 6!
Struggling to put your HSC English study notes together? Learn how to write the most effective English study notes with our simple 3 step guide!
Not sure how to integrate key ideas from prescribed texts into your Module C response? Let us walk you through it step by step!
Want to improve your HSC English essay thesis? We'll teach you how to construct a strong thesis by arguing against the question!
Looking to do some writing practice for Module C: The Craft of Writing? We've got a list of 20 HSC English Module C practice questions to help you prepare!
Have no idea what the reflective statement for Module C: Craft of Writing is or how to write one? We've got your back with this easy guide!
Why I Still Understand Nothing Even Though I Legit Crammed For 4 Hours? If You Are Asking Yourself I Will Make Sure You Don't Ever Again!
Feeling lost trying to understand history’s greatest playwright? We've got you covered with our guide to studying Shakespeare for HSC English.
Looking for practice questions for HSC English Standard Module A: Language Identity and Culture? We've got you covered with 20 brand new questions!
Have no idea what a multimodal presentation is, let alone where to start? We've got you covered with our step by step guide to acing it!
There are no practice questions for the new Module B! But don't worry we’ve got your back with brand new text-specific Module B Practice Questions!
There are no practice questions for the new Module B! But don't worry we’ve got your back with brand new text-specific Module B Practice Questions!
No-one gets it right the first time! In Creative Crash Course #9, we cover how and why editing and proofreading your HSC Creative Writing Piece will get you your Band
Can't find any decent practice questions for HSC English Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations? We've got you covered with 20 brand new questions!
Confused about choosing a point of view and voice for your HSC Creative Writing piece? Get yourself a Band 6 with Art of Smart's step-by-step guide!
Creative writing comes in a lot of forms. Let us help you discover what narrative type could best suit your HSC Creative Writing!
The new HSC English Syllabus has changed the way you need to study for HSC English. Find out how to study for and ace HSC English in 3 easy steps!
Reading your novel but not quite sure what you're supposed to be doing with it? Here's what you need to do to make the most of reading English texts!
Want to go from a Band 4 to a Band 6 English essay? Let us walk you through the difference in HSC English bands and what a Band 4, 5
Not sure how to adapt your HSC imaginative writing piece to the stimulus thrown at you in the exam? Let us walk you through how to ace Module C!
Got your theme, quotes and linking sentence but not getting full marks? Here's how you can score more marks in your essay simply by editing it!
Don't know where to start analysing your HSC English prescribed text? Here are some tips and tricks that should make it easy as anything!
Analysing poems is perhaps the hardest part of HSC English. Don't stress –we've got you covered with our complete guide to analysing poetry!
Analysing HSC English texts isn't everyone's cup of tea. Luckily, it is mine. Here is the simple plain-English guide of what you need to properly analyse your related (and also
By the time your HSC Exams come around, it's expected that you are able to respond to 5 unseen HSC English essay questions. But how? Find out here!
No hope for memorising quotes for HSC English? Here are four idiot-proof techniques used by the top performing students to get their Band 6's!
Do you hate unseen texts? Don't know how to deal with it? Here's an absolutely kickass guide to analysing visual texts for HSC English!
Can you juxtapose a movie? What even is juxtaposition anyway? Let's get a bit more clarity with this epic English Visual Techniques Cheat Sheet!
Can't find any practice questions for HSC Standard English Close Study of Literature? We've got you covered with practice quetions for Module B!
Here's our guide to all the changes in the new English curriculum. Get everything you need to know about texts, assessments and more.
Can’t find any practice short answer questions for HSC English Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences? Look no further!
Ready to get prepared for Year 12 Texts and Human Experiences? That's exactly what we’re going to help you do with 20 BRAND NEW practice questions!
Running out of questions to use to prepare for Year 11 Module A: Contemporary Possibilities? Here are 20 brand new questions for you to use to prepare!
Out of practice questions for Year 11 English Advanced Module A: Narratives That Shape Our World? We've got you covered with 20 new Practice Questions!
Finding it hard to come up with an HSC imaginative writing plot? Follow our step by step guide to acing HSC English Module C!
Struggling to come up with a great HSC creative writing idea? We've put together key questions and steps to help you develop a kickass idea!
We want to help you write a Band 6 HSC English 'Discovery' Creative Writing piece - so we got a sample answer from the person who wrote the textbook!
Studying for HSC English? Learn the techniques from Australia's Top 2%, State-Rankers and Band 6 Scorers with our free How to Get A Band 6 Guide!