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This video presentation uses relevant parts of the VCAA 2016 General Achievement Test (that is Writing task 2 and the multiple choice questions). It is an ideal way to introduce ALL VCE students to Section B of the GAT. It provides guided practice in the sorts of questions that appear on the paper, assisting students to develop strategies for approaching each part of Section B. Once the subscription is activated, the presentation can be watched as often as required until 8 September 2022.

The presentation is about an hour long.


The downloadable PDF contains 2 sample essays for Writing Task 2 from the 2016 GAT.


Teachers should provide students with a copy of the 2016 GAT available from

It is recommended teachers view the early part of the presentation with the students, before students are told to complete the the relevant parts of 2016 paper, that is Writing task 2 and the multiple choice questions. They do this before returning to the presentation to compare their strategies and answers with those we suggest.


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