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17 minutes | Jul 29, 2016
Trials and Tribulations - Episode 22 - Save My HSC Show
Examinations and trials. Lots of words have to be written in a short space of time. How do you deal with the pressure? In this episode we explore a few strategies that will help you keep a cool head when you're sitting your exams.
73 minutes | Jun 30, 2016
Art of Travel (short) - Save My HSC Show - Episode 21
With this in depth analysis of Alain De Botton's 'The Art of Travel', we examine his central thesis, reference material and quotes that will assist you in answering any difficult HSC English questions.
25 minutes | Jun 28, 2016
How to Write Creative Like a Pro – Save My HSC Show – Episode 20
Today we will be teaching you how to write creative like a pro. In this episode you will learn how to show instead of telling in your stories. We also examine how to effectively introduce metaphors and when to be descriptive to move the narrative forward.
18 minutes | Feb 8, 2016
Writing From Perspective – Save My HSC Show – Episode 19
First, second, third person perspective. What exactly do your teachers mean by this? Is it really simple or is there more to it than just saying I, you or the? In this episode we discuss writing from perspective and analyse how you can do it better.
19 minutes | Dec 16, 2015
Save My HSC Show - Coming Up With Creative Writing Ideas - Episode 18
Stuck for good discovery related stories? Experiencing writers block in a big way? Never fear, Save My HSC is here! In this episode we teach you a way to think about narratives that makes coming up with creative writing ideas simple.
35 minutes | Dec 9, 2015
Is Paul a Tyrannical Despot or a Benevolent Hero - Save My HSC Show - Episode 17
Join us for an interview with the Save My HSC founder. He gives us a snapshot into his thoughts, processes and teaching methods while the interviewer attempts to dissect whether Paul is a tyrannical despot or a benevolent hero.
24 minutes | Nov 16, 2015
Save My HSC Show – How to Read or View a Text – Episode 16
So, you have been given a new text, film, artwork or piece of media to analyse. In this episode we will go through our key strategies for consuming material and show you how to read or view a text.
16 minutes | Sep 27, 2015
Save My HSC Show – What The Hell is a Semicolon - Episode 15
Everybody loves grammar and punctuation right? In order to celebrate our collective love of the English language, Save My HSC has compiled an entire podcast on understanding semicolons! Some claim that semicolons are the holy grail of writing; but others think they are just full stops and commas working together. We put our sanity to the test and examine just how we can use these strange markings in our essays to earn higher grades.
10 minutes | Sep 24, 2015
Save My HSC Show – How to Stop Procrastinating – Episode 14
In this episode I discuss why we procrastinate and how to stop doing it. A few simple strategies can put you in a better state of mind to study, write and do creative activities.
13 minutes | Sep 20, 2015
Save My HSC Show – Improving Comprehension – Episode 13
Section One Paper One can seem like the most daunting section of the HSC but a few steps can go a long way towards improving comprehension in your Higher School Certificate.
12 minutes | Sep 16, 2015
Save My HSC Show – Dealing With Exam Nerves – Episode 12
Dealing with exam nerves is that little thing that everybody experiences and not many people talk about. In this episode we look at why you have exam nerves and how you can work around your biology to still write your best work.
17 minutes | Sep 13, 2015
Save My HSC Show – Picking a Great Related Text (Away) – Episode 11
Have you been trying to pick a great related text but are stuck trying to figure out exactly how to do it? We examine what key things to look for when looking for a good related work.
8 minutes | Sep 8, 2015
Save My HSC Show - Essay Writing Conclusions - Episode 10
Essay writing conclusions, who needs them right? Wrong, conclusions tell your reader what the main thrust of your essay is - just in case they aren't sure yet.
9 minutes | Sep 1, 2015
Save My HSC Show – Essay Writing Body – Episode 9
Listen to this episode for the ultimate in essay writing body sculpting techniques. Learn what to put in each paragraph and how not to get muddled in tangents and useless information.
11 minutes | Aug 25, 2015
Save My HSC Show – Essay Writing Introductions – Episode 8
The introduction of your essay can either make or break your entire argument. This podcast covers what to include as well as an example introduction from a Band 6 essay and a breakdown of why it works so well.
5 minutes | Aug 21, 2015
Save My HSC Show - Essay Writing Research - Episode 7
Ever wondered how to approach a text, film or artwork when you are studying it? In this part of the essay writing series we tell you the fast and easy way to research your essay topics.
6 minutes | Aug 20, 2015
Save My HSC Show - Essay Writing: Thesis Statements - Episode 6
No word makes the hairs on student necks stand on end more in essay writing than thesis statements. If you are ready to slay the horrible demon that is the thesis, listen to this episode.
13 minutes | Aug 19, 2015
Save My HSC Show - Creative Writing Discovery - Episode 5
In this episode, we look at how students can link their creative writing stories to the Area of Study: Discovery.
13 minutes | Aug 17, 2015
Save My HSC Show - Creative Writing Write What You Know - Episode 4
When you have tried to start a creative writing piece has your teacher said to write what you know? If so, this episode is for you.
8 minutes | Aug 13, 2015
Save My HSC Show - Approaching Modules - Episode 3
The modules are the backbone of the HSC English course. In this podcast we talk about what they are, why they are important and how to maximise marks when approaching them.
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