NSW HSC English Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences Print Workbook

Author: Shelley McNamara, Publisher: Qwiller

NSW HSC English Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences is a hybrid writing/study guide workbook for senior students. This practical workbook is designed to prepare students for HSC English Paper 1. Effective writing strategies for creative and analytical writing and modelled responses written to syllabus requirements are included to help students develop their understanding of texts and human experiences and comprehensively write about human experiences in the NSW HSC English Examination, Paper 1.

This workbook includes material on:

  • Short answer questions and possible answers for Section I
  • Imaginative writing strategies
  • Analytical writing strategies
  • Analysis of all prescribed texts
  • Analysis of related texts
  • Analysis of language forms and features which explore human experiences
  • Sample Paper 1 examination and marking criteria


  • Exploring the concept of texts and human experiences
  • Analysing reading task texts
  • Analysing related texts for school-based assessment
  • Analytical writing
  • Sample HSC Exam: Paper 1
  • 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 by Rosemary Dobson
  • Selected Poems by 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 & Christina Lamb
  • Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry
  • Go Back to Where You Came From by Ivan O’Mahoney
  • Waste Land by Lucy Walker
  • List of Texts
More Information
Year Level Year 12
Edition 1st
Date of Publication 2019
ISBN 9781925624809
Subject English
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