English Language Unit 3 - The 'Advantage 10+' Classes - Intensive Weekly Tutorials

Students will be given a thorough revision of all Unit 3 Areas of Study including: Informal Language; and Formal Language.

Each weekly tutorial class addresses the finer details of the VCAA Study Design. This ensures that students receive the most in depth examination preparation possible.  Weekly sessions run for 3 hours and will thoroughly revise all examinable Areas of Study in Unit 3 English Language. 

Each week our expert teachers will encourage students to ask questions to clarify any area that require more attention.  Our teachers will systematically and comprehensively review the weekly content, examination style questions and any School-assessed Coursework that the students need to go over.

What You'll Receive

Weekly A+ level comprehensive materials'

  • Detailed and comprehensive A+ level revision notes written by VCAA  assessors, specifically developed to cover every study design dot point
  • Hundreds of probable examination questions
  • Full solutions to all examination questions outlining marking schemes


Superior exam preparation with:

  • Weekly advice and guidance on upcoming SACs and school work
  • Dedicated question time before and after class
  • Detailed one-to-one tuition on core VCE concepts
  • Efficient concept revision progressively minimising pre-exam workloads and pressures, hence reducing stress levels throughout the year
  • Guidance on examination tricks, common student pitfalls and student errors
  • Interactive teaching that reinforces concepts taught at schools
  • Revision of examinable material every week, keeping it fresh in mind whilst being challenged by new ways of viewing concepts and solving questions
  • Motivation and support

Only 8 to 12 students per class!

Unlike other organisations, we insist upon providing students with the smallest class sizes in Melbourne! Benefit from our smaller class sizes with:

  • Thorough content coverage
  • One-to-one attention
  • An interactive and question-based approach to learning
  • Faster and more personalised learning

Additional Classes and Class Time!

Each student will have as much time as they need to receive a comprehensive exam preparation of Units 1 and 3. TSSM is committed to offering as many additional classes as required and we will extend class times when students require extra contact time with our expert teachers.  

Repeat Classes

In addition students will have the opportunity to attend repeat classes as required. This is helpful when students need more instruction on a particular concept or topic.

Achieve your personal best with TSSM’s Intensive Weekly Tutorial Classes. Running for 3 hours per week, our Intensive Units 1 & 3 tutorials are taught by experienced VCE assessors who are trained to address each subject’s key learning criteria.

What sets TSSM apart!

Benefit from


Number of students per tutorial class


Course Developed by Qualified Teachers who are also VCAA Assessors


Course Notes Developed by Teachers who are also VCAA Assessors


Complete Course Notes with Weekly Examination Style Questions and Answers


Teachers are VCAA Assessor


Duration of standard course enrolment per subject (hours)


Investment amount of standard course enrolment per subject (Inc. GST)


Investment per hour of standard course enrolment


Duration of Extension Course Options (hours)

13, 22

Average ATAR of students who attended in 2018


Students who scored an ATAR above 90 from those who attended in 2018


Students who scored an ATAR above 95 from those who attended in 2018


Students who scored a study score of above 40 for at least one subject from those who attended in 2018


Students who scored a perfect study score of 50 (and received a Premier’s Award) for at least one subject from those who attended in 2018



Program Structure:

The 'Advantage 10+' Classes - Minimum of 39 hours

Part I

Strategies for Success Seminar

'Maximise your ATAR' (7 hours)

Prior to the weekly classes commencing, students are encouraged to attend a specifically designed seminar that will provide them with the necessary skills, mindset and strategies to help then with their SACs and examinations.

Part II

Intensive Weekly Tutorial Classes

Weeks 1 to 10: 3 hours per week for 10 Weeks (30 hours)

Students will be given a progressive and detailed revision of the subject content. The examinable topics will be addressed systematically and students will complete examination style questions weekly. A week by week description for the English Language Intensive Tutorial Classes is shown below:

Week 1

Area of Study
1 & 2

Introduction and modes of communication.

Week 2

Area of Study
1 & 2

Standard and non-standard English

Week 3

Area of Study 1

Features and functions of informal spoken discourse.

Week 4

Area of Study 1

Features and functions of informal language.

Week 5

Area of Study
1 & 2

Cohesion and coherence in discourse.

Week 6

Area of Study 2

Features and functions of formal language.

Week 7

Area of Study 2

Formal language in the public domain and Formal Speech.

Week 8

Area of Study 2

Formal language and the media.

Week 9

 Revision and Consolidation

Students will recap and extend on examinable content by completing an extensive range of examination style questions.

Week 10

 Revision and Consolidation

Students will recap and extend on examinable content by completing an extensive range of examination style questions.

Part III

Strategies for Exam Success Seminar

'Conquer the Exams' (2 hours)

In this 2 hour session you will learn the essential techniques and strategies used by high performing students to achieve elite results in their exams.

From high level exam skills and powerful study habits to how to maximise your time before and during the exam, you too can conquer the exams!

Add 'Extension 9' Classes (an additional 9 hours):

Students wanting the most extensive course available for English Language are encouraged to enrol into the 'Advantage 10+' AND 'Extension 9' Classes. This additional 9 hours of tuition time with our expert VCE teachers, given by adding the 'Extension 9' classes, will include:

  • Subject Specific Exam Revision Day (9 hours)

Please click here for more information and to enrol.

Venue Details:

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

Total Length of Program:

A minimum of 39 hrs

'Maximise your ATAR' - Strategies for Success Seminar (7 hours)

Weeks 1 to 10 are 3 hours each (30 hours)

'Conquer the Exams' - Strategies for exam success seminar (2 hours)

Students will be provided with a 15 minute break period during each of the 10 weeks of the 3 hour weekly tutorial classes

**Tutorial Classes will not run during the Easter Holidays between March 30th and April 13th 2020

Enrol Offline:

If you prefer to enrol offline, please download and complete our registration form and forward it together with your payment to our head office. Please note that you will need Adobe Reader to download this form.

Enrol Online:

For online enrolments, please make your choice below and then press add to cart to continue.

Weeks 1 - 10 (Preference 1): Please select preference 1 for weeks 1 - 10

Please enrol me in the 'Maximise your ATAR' Strategies for Success seminar held in Melbourne (please tick to enrol)

Students may select one of the following 'Conquer the Exams' session times held in Melbourne (please tick one session to enrol)

Investment: $810.00

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