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Excel Year 12 Standard English Study Guide

By :Pascal Press


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This BRAND NEW study guide is specifically written for the new Year 12 Standard English syllabus. This new edition has even more features than before to help students succeed in Year 12.

Chapters: Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr; Vertigo by Amanda Lohrey; Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell; Past the Shallows by Favel Parrett; Selected poems of Rosemary Dobson; Selected poems of Kenneth Slessor; Rainbow’s End by Jane Harrison; The Crucible by Arthur Miller; The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare; The Boy Behind the Curtain by Tim Winton; I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb; Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry; Go Back to Where You Came From by Ivan O’Mahoney; Waste Land by Lucy Walker

Module A: Language, Identity and Culture
The Penguin Henry Lawson Short Stories; Small Island by Andrea Levy; Contemporary Asian Australian Poets; Inside My Mother by Ali Cobby Eckermann; Summer of the Seventeenth Doll by Ray Lawler; Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw; Shafana and Aunt Sarrinah by Alana Valentine; Unpolished Gem by Alice Pung; One Night the Moon by Rachel Perkins; The Castle by Rob Sitch; Reindeer in my Saami Heart by Janet Merewether

Module B: Close Study of Literature
Feed by MT Anderson; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon; Coast Road by Robert Gray; Selected poems of Oodgeroo Noonuccal; Namatjira by Scott Rankin; A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare; Stasiland by Anna Funder; The Truman Show by Peter Weir; Frank Hurley: The Man Who Made History by Simon Nasht

Module C: The Craft of Writing
‘The Pedestrian’ by Ray Bradbury; ‘Report on the Shadow Industry’ by Peter Carey; ‘Home’ by Catherine Cole; ‘Crouch End’ by Stephen King; ‘Dreamers’ by Melissa Lucashenko; ‘Dear Mrs Dunkley’ by Helen Garner; ‘The Sporting Spirit’ by George Orwell; ‘A Comparison’ by Sylvia Plath; ‘What He Said There’ by Sarah Vowell; ‘First Speech to the House of Representatives as Member for Barton’ by Linda Burney; ‘How to Live Before You Die’ by Steve Jobs; ‘Funeral Service of The Unknown Australian Soldier’ by Paul Keating; ‘The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination’ by JK Rowling; ‘Popcorn’ by Carol Chan; ‘Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening’ by Robert Frost; ‘An Absolutely Ordinary Rainbow’ by Les Murray; ‘The Surfer’ by Judith Wright; ‘May Your Pen Grace the Page’ by Luka Lesson