English Easter Holiday Program - Unit 3

Students will be encouraged to develop a practical grasp of all Unit 3 Areas of Study including;  Reading and creating texts; Analysing argument; and Effective Oral Communication Skills.

Part 1 - Analysing Argument: A 5 hour session focusing on Area of Study 2. The Analysing Argument program is very important in preparing students for Unit 3 Outcomes relating to Analysing Argument.

Part 2 - Texts: Students will have the opportunity to study 2 of the individual texts. Students will select the 2 texts that they wish to attend for one and a half hours each.


  • After Darkness
  • All the Light We Cannot See
  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers:Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
  • Extinction
  • Frankenstein
  • In Cold Blood
  • Island; Collected Stories
  • Like a House on Fire
  • Measure for Measure
  • Nine Days
  • Old/New World: New & Selected Poems - Peter Skrzynecki
  • Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
  • Rear Window
  • Selected Poems - John Donne
  • Station Eleven
  • Stories We Tell
  • The Golden Age
  • The Left Hand of Darkness
  • The Lieutenant
  • The Women of Troy


Program Structure:

9 hours. The maximum break allocation per subject is 90 minutes.

Teacher Details

Ms. Brigitte Ferguson

Senior VCE Teacher, VCE Author and VCE Assessor
Genazzano FCJ College
Bachelor of Arts (English)
Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary)

Ms. Clare Mackie

Senior VCE Teacher, VCE Author and Debating Coordinator
Kilvington Grammar School
Bachelor of Arts (Honours - English)
Master of Education (Student Wellbeing)
Graduate Diploma of Education (English)

Dr. David James

Senior VCE Teacher and VCE Author
Exclusive to TSSM
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
PhD (Shakespeare)
Diploma of Education

Ms. Kay Perry

Senior VCE Teacher and VCE Assessor
Centre for Adult Education
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Master of Arts
Diploma of Education
Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training

Ms. Kirsten Finlay

Senior VCE Teacher and VCE Assessor
St Helena Secondary College
Bachelor of Education (English)

Mrs. Melanie Hayek

VCE English Coordinator and Senior VCE Teacher
Hume Anglican Grammar
Bachelor of Arts
Diploma of Education

Mr. Peter Allen

Professional Practice Leading Teacher and VCE Assessor
Wheelers Hill Secondary College
Postgraduate Bachelor of Education (Primary & Secondary)
Bachelor of Arts (English Literature, Drama & Theatre Studies)

Venue Details:

TSSM’s VCE Centre (Level 14, 474 Flinders Street, Melbourne). Specific room details will be provided upon enrolment.

Total Length of Program:

9 hours. The maximum break allocation per subject is 90 minutes.

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Venue, Date and Time

Students who attend the Unit 3 English Program must select one of the following Unit 3 texts (Text Choice 1):

Students who attend the Unit 3 English Program must select one of the following Unit 3 texts (Text Choice 2):

Investment: $159.00

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