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German Essay Writing for Film - Goodbye Lenin (Year 13) - Manchester Metropolitan University

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Wednesday, 12 November, 2014 - 00:00
Event Type: 
North West
Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Campus

Wednesday 12th November 2014, 1.00pm - 4.00 pm - German Essay Writing for Film (Goodbye Lenin)


The event focuses on a popular film studied by A2 students. The workshop will include the following elements: structuring an essay, arguing and illustrating a point, focusing on characters, themes and director’s style, building a phrase-bank to discuss films, learning film terminology.


This event has a charge of £5 per pupil to cover some of the costs.


Funded  by Routes into Languages NW.


Draft Programme

12.50 - 13.00 Registration


13.00 – 13.50 How to write an essay on film


13.50 - 14.00 Short break


14.00 – 15.50

First practice: analysing a character

Second practice: analysing the theme

Schein und Wirklichkeit (illusiveness and reality)

Third practice: analysing director’s style: the use of documentary


15.50 - 16.00 Conclusion and questions