Section C: Year 12 Exam Task: “Write an analysis of the ways in which argument and written and visual language are used in the material … to try to persuade others to share the points of view presented.”
The “Year 12 Argument Language Analysis Response Package” has been prepared by Dr Jennifer Minter, following the updated English Curriculum specifications by VCAA.
Find out what the textbooks don’t tell you: an effective, easier and more fluent way to write your argument/language analysis response.
- — sample responses to the 2018, 2017, 2016; 2015, 2014, 2012, 2010 and 2009 English exams following the updated curriculum; (ie. each paragraph starts with a key viewpoint/argument);
- — sample paragraph plans so that you can find an easier way to tackle argument/language analysis and intuitively contextualise the language around key arguments;
- — some tips on clever use of metalanguage (for argument, written and visual language) so that your response will stand out; and
- — a time management schedule so that you complete your response to time.