HSC English Modules
When you are studying a particular module, be sure to watch a video below to get a clear understanding of how to approach your module and the texts that are related to it. We break each module up into short videos and explain how to effectively approach each one.
Standard and Advanced English
This short video discusses how to approach the different modules and serves as an overview for your studies.
Area of Study: Discovery
Paper 1 is the section of the exam that contains common content for both Standard and Advanced students. In this video we discuss the Area of Study and how to approach the concepts and ideas that will be used in your comprehension, creative writing and essays.
Standard Module A: Experience Through Language
This module aims to teach students how composers use distinctively visual techniques and language or distinctive voices to communicate a particular perspective. We discuss how to approach this module along with the two electives: Elective 1: Distinctive Voices and Elective 2: Distinctively Visual.
Standard Module B: Close Study of Text
Standard Module B is the only module where you are asked to focus deeply on a particular text and consider how language, techniques and ideas work with one another in order to influence those who are viewing or reading it.
Standard Module C: Texts and Society
In Standard Module C: Texts and Society students examine how texts communicate their information to impact a particular space in society. The module is broken up into Elective 1: Exploring Interactions and Elective 2: Exploring Transitions.
Advanced Module A: Comparative Study of Texts and Context
The advanced course has a greater focus on context and this module specifically considers how different contexts have both different and similar elements which impact individuals and society. This module is broken up into Elective 1: Intertextual Connections and Elective 2: Intertextual Perspectives.
Advanced Module B: Critical Study of Texts
Students studying Advanced Module B: Critical Study of Texts are asked to look critically into a particular text and the critics who have assessed it in order to develop an understanding of how language plays a role in how a text is perceived by the respondent and others.
Advanced Module C: Representation and Text
Advanced Module C: Representation and Text aims to teach student how different people represent the world in different ways. It is broken up into Elective 1: Representing People and Politics and Elective 2: Representing People and Landscapes.