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VCE English Issues: Resources

Resources for VCE English orals


Comment and opinion

Opinion pieces provide a personal view, using emotive language and sometimes cliches. Morals and values are often referred to while Commentary articles provide explanations of an issue with varying perspectives and offer alternative views and insights.

Search strategies

Search strategies

Remember to enclose a phrase in inverted commas

  • 'comment and debate'
  • letters (no need for inverted commas)
  • 'letters & emails'
  • 'letters to the editor'
  • 'and another thing'
  • 'opinion and analysis'

Search strategies

Remember to enclose a phrase in inverted commas

  • 'herald sun editorial'
  • 'your say'
  • '50/50'
  • 'text talk'
  • 'hot topic'

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Public libraries

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The Drum

Online news

Bibliography Maker

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