Author: Tamara Playne

Top Three Tips for Better Sentences

Is your sen­tence over 3 lines long? Then it’s prob­a­bly best to make two sen­tences instead. Are your sen­tences too short? Lots of short sen­tences in a for­mal ana­lyt­i­cal piece can make your analy­sis seem shal­low. Try adding ‘but’, ‘because’

Six Ways to Unlock a Poem

Take a foren­sic approach. Each time you read the poem you will gath­er more clues. You will need to read the whole poem six times. Even­tu­al­ly you’ll have enough clues to get the intend­ed mean­ing. Now I don’t often give

Year 9 Student

Thanks so much for your recent help with my Eng­lish Assign­ment. It was because of your help that I got an A. So Hap­py!

Year 10 Student

I real­ly enjoyed the exam­ples you gave of how to make it bet­ter which helped me learn from my mis­takes.

Justine Kennedy

Thank you for all the help and sup­port you have giv­en our son over the last few weeks. You have had a huge impact on his out­look towards Eng­lish, not sure how you did it but thank you.

Teacher, Redlands College

Tama­ra dis­plays a gen­uine inter­est and con­cern in the stu­dents and their learn­ing out­comes. Her intu­itive under­stand­ing of peo­ple has been invalu­able in relat­ing to stu­dents with dif­fer­ent abil­i­ties, inter­ests and back­grounds. Tama­ra has utilised a vari­ety of teach­ing strate­gies

Never underestimate the power of encouragement.