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Spanish Essay Writing for Film - Almódovar (Year 13)

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Wednesday, 10 December, 2014 - 00:00
Event Type: 
North West
Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Campus

Wednesday 10th December 2014, 1.00pm - 4.00 pm

Spanish Essay Writing for Film (Almódovar)

Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios, Todo sobre mi madre and/or Volver


The event will focus 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.


Draft Programme

12.50-13.00 Registration

13.00 - 13.50 How to write an essay on film

13.50 - 14.00 Break

14.00 - 14.40 Analysing a character

14.40 - 15.10 Analysis of a key theme

15.10 - 15.50 Analysis of the director’s style and techniques

15.50 - 16.00 Conclusion and questions