Here I will list posts that may be of use to you. You may add a question by using the comment facility.
What tense should I use when I write about literature?
How can I improve my essay grades, especially in exams, without learning “model essays” off by heart?
How should I write up a Science experiment?
Working a theme unit in four different text types: senior English Studies for advanced Year 11 and 12.
NSW HSC: Area Study: Imaginative Journeys — essay.
NSW HSC: Area Study: Creative Writing. An example of a workshopped Trial HSC answer.
NSW HSC: Area Study: Creative Writing. Another example of a workshopped answer.
How can I improve my writing so that it meets the criteria for Bands 5 and 6 in English? — mainly on sentence combining and transitional devices.
Essay Writing for Dummies — on Geocities. Opens in a new window.
Tower of Verbs: for Science – and other subjects — on Geocities. Opens in a new window.
What are “idioms” and how can I learn more about them?
What happens to tense in Indirect (Reported) Speech?
I am a senior student. My English teacher says I am overusing the passive voice. Can you give me some ideas on this?
My tenses are all over the place. How can I fix this?
How can I write faster in exams?
How can I write better short stories?
I have a problem with tense when I use “if”. What am I doing wrong?
NSW HSC: In the Wild: Brave New World and Blade Runner.
NSW HSC: In the Wild: The Tempest and The Explorers 2003. Format not supported on WordPress, so this is on Geocities. Links back here, so does not open in a new window.
Very high quality Year 10 History Essay. Format not supported on WordPress, so this is on Geocities. Links back here, so does not open in a new window.
Can you help me with paragraphing?
War Poetry — may help some HSC students studying poets like Wilfred Owen.
Revenge Tragedy — may help some HSC students studying Extension 1.
Studying the Gothic, or Emily Bronte? — may help some HSC or Year 11 students studying Advanced English.
Help with academic writing — takes you to some excellent sites for advanced students of English from around Year 10 to Year 12 and beyond.
Physical journeys and Peter Skrzynecki’s poems (HSC).
Are fractions and decimals singular or plural? (HSC).