Senior English Workshops for Years 11-12

AM Workshop: Literary Techniques Masterclass for Years 11-12

This workshop is suitable for students in both Standard and Advanced English.

The workshop will cover how techniques create themes and meanings in texts and how to use techniques in literary analysis and in your own writing. Each category of literary techniques (figurative, rhetorical, persuasive and narratological) will be covered, with detailed definitions of specific techniques with textual examples and corresponding writing exercises.

This workshop will cover the following and has corresponding writing activities for each section.

  • What are Literary Techniques and Devices?
  • Themes, Ideas, Values and Philosophies
  • Types of Techniques: Figurative and Rhetorical
  • Types of Techniques: Persuasive and Narratological

Venue: PLC Sydney Demountables D2

Teacher: Michelle Kasparian

Day: Wednesday 25 January 2023

Workshop Duration: 1 session @ 10.00 am - 12.00 pm (2 hours)

Cost: $80 per workshop or $140.00 for both AM and PM sessions

Enrolment Deadline: Monday 16 January 2023.

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PM Workshop: Exam Techniques: Unseen Texts and Analysis for Years 11-12

This workshop is suitable for students in both Standard and Advanced English.

This workshop will provide explicit instruction on how to unpack and analyse unseen texts (writing never seen before) in exam settings. Each section of this workshop will include an analysis of visual and written unseen texts. Students will learn how to get started, read and analyse with purpose, identify prominent literary techniques, audience and purpose, and turn this analysis into an answer for questions in examinations. This workshop will include modelled examples, explicit instruction, and scaffolds for extended response questions.

Students will revise and consolidate the following areas:

  • Exam formats and reading with purpose
  • How to get started and identify techniques
  • Considering audience and purpose in analysis
  • Extended responses and comparison questions

Venue: PLC Sydney Demountables D2

Teacher: Michelle Kasparian

Day: Wednesday 25 January 2023

Workshop Duration: 1 session @ 1.00 pm - 3.00 pm (2 hours)

Cost: $80 per workshop or $140.00 for both AM and PM sessions

Enrolment Deadline: Monday 16 January 2023.

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Please complete the form below and make your payment to enrol your child in the upcoming Holiday Program. The workshops will run with a minimum of 6 students and a maximum class size of 12. No refunds or credit will be given after enrolments have been closed.

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Please choose your English program and make your payment below. Holiday workshops cost $80.00 per workshop or $140.00 for both AM and PM sessions

Session 1 Literary: 10.00 am - 12.00 noon $ 80.00 AUD
Session 2 Exam techniques: 1.00 pm - 3.00 pm $ 80.00 AUD
Both AM and PM workshops $ 140.00 AUD
Total$ 0.00 AUD

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