These questions require students to make an assessment regarding the prescribed text(s) based on the given quotation or statement within the question. In the essay response, students need to decide whether the prescribed text(s) satisfies the question and to which varying degrees, such as to a limited extent or a significant extent. Students can also choose to nominate an alternative position and argue against the question. However, it is still important to demonstrate a certain level of engagement with the question before proceeding to the self-nominated argument.
These questions nominate a specific language feature within the prescribed text(s) to be the focus of your essay. Students are expected to address the nominated language feature in the first body paragraph or variations of the language feature in each body paragraph before moving onto other language techniques.
These questions begin with providing a general statement or quote that relates to the prescribed text(s) followed by instructions on how to use it to dictate the essay content. Students must fully engage with statements or quotes consistently throughout the entire essay in order to receive the highest possible band.
It is important to expose yourself to as many different questions as possible to ensure you are confident with using your prescribed text(s) to link to the question on the day of the examination. If you are concerned, do not worry because in our classes at Talent 100, we will practice the entire range of questioning styles through weekly homework and essay question styles will soon start to sound repetitive and you will inevitably become more comfortable with addressing the full spectrum of enquiries. 1e1e36bf2d