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Arabic GCSE, AS and A2 Study Day: Speed Sisters

Date: 
Wednesday, 25 September, 2019 - 13:15
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North West
Location: 
Manchester Metropolitan University

Students will be introduced to contemporary Arabic cinema through a screening of Speed Sisters.

Salwa Mohamed will introduce the film, provide contextual information and key words. The film will help learners to explore a range of topics related to Arabic language and culture. The day will nurture a positive attitude towards learning Arabic.

This will be followed by a series of Arabic GCSE and A level language exercises based on the film’s main characters, events and themes. Study session activities will be in Arabic.

Led by Salwa Mohamed, Associate Lecturer of Arabic, Manchester Metropolitan University

Programme: 

This documentary follows the first all-female racing car team in the Middle East. Making waves in this male dominated scene, we find out about the five women’s lives both on and off the track.

You can find details of how to book here.