English Extension 1

Online English Extension 1 Tutoring

The preliminary and HSC English Extension 1 course is ideal for students who are already imaginative, analytical and accomplished in their use of the language. The course will help to refine their appreciation and understanding of the significance and cultural roles that texts play. The course is also perfect for those who wish to pursue a specialised study of the language.

Online English Extension 1 tutoring with e-tut guides students to pursue areas of interest independently and to then theorise about the process of composing and responding to texts. Our highly qualified teams of tutors provide extended engagement in composition and investigation so that students are able to explore different meanings of texts.

Preliminary and HSC NSW English Extension 1 with e-tut

With NSW English Extension 1, students will develop knowledge and understanding of how and why texts are valued. This will further develop skills in extensive independent investigation. Students will learn to theorise about texts and values based on understanding and analysis of complex ideas and will comes to value and appreciate the role of English in developing positive cooperation and interaction.

Students will further learn:

  • to develop their skills as English users
  • the diversity of language and literature
  • the study and use of English as a key to learning
  • the role of literature and language in their lives
  • reflection on their own process of learning
  • appropriateness, subtlety and aesthetics in language use.

HSC English Extension Course 1 Requirements

In the HSC course, students will be able to explore ideas of value and reflect on how cultural values and systems of valuation arise.

Students are required to complete one elective chosen from one of the HSC Modules:

  • Module A – Genre
  • Module B – Texts and Ways of Thinking
  • Module C – Language and Values

Career Options with English

Mastering the English language and all that it involves paves the way to a choice of careers such as:

  • Publishing
  • Media
  • Teaching
  • Law
  • Writer
  • Lecturer
  • Librarian
  • Human Resources

Online Tutoring for English Extension 1

Online tutoring provides a safe, interactive and fun learning environment for students who wish to receive personal attention from dedicated and professional tutors. Our virtual classroom is a great tool for learning and provides students with audio and text ability to interact with tutors and one another. Viewing images and videos as well as uploading and sharing resources is very easy too. We are also able to keep track of class attendance and time spent in classes to track a student’s progress.

We like to keep our sessions to around 60 minutes and offer either one-on-one tuition or small group classes. We also offer NSW courses in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Business, Economics and Mathematics Unit 2, Extension 1 and Extension 2.

Other English Courses

Besides English Extension 1 and Extension 2, we also offer online tutoring and Year 11 and 12 subject selection for:

English Standard for students to increase their proficiency with the language.

English Advanced for higher-order thinking and the development of critical and creative skills.

English as a Second Language (ESL) for non-English speaking students to gain a thorough grasp of the language.

Studying English Extension 1 with e-tut

Studying with e-tut is really easy. All you need is a computer, laptop or tablet device and an internet connection. There’s no need for additional study materials or fees for private tutors or learning institutions and you don’t need to spend time travelling to and from lessons.

Online learning allows for dedicated lessons to help you to truly grasp English Extension 1 and excel with your grades as you work towards HSC and your future.

With online tutoring for English Extension 1, students will understand how and why texts are valued in and appropriated into an array of contexts and will develop their skills in independent investigation with regards to certain texts in a variety of forms and cultural contexts.

Our tutors aim to instil a passion for learning that will help students better retain information and to perform to the best of their ability with English Extension 1 tests and examinations.

Register with us today for the utmost in top-quality online tutoring and support.

Module A: Genre

Elective 1: Life Writing

In this elective students are required to study at least three of the prescribed texts, as well as other texts of their own choosing.

List of texts

OR Elective 2: Crime Writing

In this elective students are required to study at least three of the prescribed texts, as well as other texts of their own choosing.

List of texts

OR Elective 3: Science Fiction

In this elective students are required to study at least three of the prescribed texts, as well as other texts of their own choosing.

List of texts

Module B: Texts and Ways of Thinking

Elective 1: After the Bomb

In this elective students are required to study at least three of the prescribed texts, as well as other texts of their own choosing.

List of texts

OR Elective 2: Romanticism

In this elective students are required to study at least three of the prescribed texts, as well as other texts of their own choosing.

List of texts

OR Elective 3: Navigating the Global

In this elective students are required to study at least three of the prescribed texts, as well as other texts of their own choosing.

List of texts

Module C: Language and Values

Elective 1: Textual Dynamics

In this elective students are required to study at least three of the prescribed texts as well as other texts of their own choosing.

List of texts

OR Elective 2: Language and Gender

In this elective students are required to study at least three of the prescribed texts as well as other texts of their own choosing.

List of texts

Prose Fiction

  • WOOLF, Virginia, Orlando, Penguin Classics, 2008 Drama
  • SHAKESPEARE, William, Twelfth Night, New Cambridge Shakespeare, Cambridge University Press, 2004; or Cambridge School Shakespeare, 2006

Poetry

  • TRANTER, John, The Floor of Heaven, University of Queensland Press, 2007 (order through Queensland office, ph 07 3346 8765)

Film

  • KAPUR, Shekhar, Elizabeth, Universal, 1999