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Narrative Conventions and Language Devices For English Students

The secret to doing well in your English essays, comprehension tests and exams, is knowing which conventions to incorporate into your discussion. One particular type of convention is the narrative convention. Narrative conventions, or narrative techniques, are important to understand whenever you are reading a novel or a short story, and you need to analyse … Continue reading "Narrative Conventions and Language Devices For English Students" ...

Top 20 books to inspire your teenager’s love of reading

A love of reading is something every parent hopes to ignite in their children and teenagers, and in the modern age of distraction, this is not easy. Being great at ...

How I passed WACE English confidently – a student’s perspective

WACE English can be a daunting subject for anyone who has never had confidence in the subject. For Stacey, who recently completed Year 12 – it turned out to be ...

Why Year 10 is the perfect year to begin English tutoring

Many parents have difficulty understanding why their children are struggling in English class once they hit Year 10. The leap from Year 9 to upper high school can be a ...

ATAR English Glossary

One of the most confusing elements of the English ATAR course is the terminology used in the questions. The terminology can sometimes stump even the most level-headed of students. This ...

Top 5 ways to improve your child’s vocabulary

When it comes to giving your child a helping hand when it comes to their education, a large part of it comes down to their vocabulary. ...

Top tips to write an amazing English essay

Whenever students see the word “essay”, the immediately freak out and begin to assume the worst. They start to forget their structure and misunderstand their question. But never fear – ...

How to write a narrative

Putting pen to paper and tapping into a source of inspiration to be creative and write a narrative is even difficult for the most seasoned professionals. ...

Our top 5 tips for studying for your WACE English exam

Studying for your WACE English exam? We know – it can be hard. Here are our top 5 ways to study for English. 1) Go over past exams and look ...