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North West

Language Enrichment Event

Date: 
Friday, 14 February, 2020 - 10:00 to 14:15
Event Type: 
Visit
Region: 
North West
Location: 
Manchester Metropolitan University

Aimed at year 8 pupils, the events are designed to motivate language learners and encourage them to carry on with their languages to GCSE level. Our

research shows that the events improve uptake at GCSE by 24%. The events use language tasters and cultural activities in less widely taught languages to encourage the learning of languages generally.

 Minimum Bookings: 15

The day will run from 10:00-14:15 and is made up two language taster sessions, two cultural sessions, a Why Study talk and a lunch break.

Language Enrichment Event

Date: 
Wednesday, 12 February, 2020 - 10:00 to 14:15
Event Type: 
Visit
Region: 
North West
Location: 
Manchester Metropolitan University

Aimed at year 8 pupils, the events are designed to motivate language learners and encourage them to carry on with their languages to GCSE level. Our

research shows that the events improve uptake at GCSE by 24%. The events use language tasters and cultural activities in less widely taught languages to encourage the learning of languages generally.

 Minimum Bookings: 15

The day will run from 10:00-14:15 and is made up two language taster sessions, two cultural sessions, a Why Study talk and a lunch break.

Language Enrichment Event

Date: 
Tuesday, 12 February, 2019 - 10:00 to 14:15
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North West
Location: 
Manchester Metropolitan University

Aimed at year 8 pupils, the events are designed to motivate language learners and encourage them to carry on with their languages to GCSE level. Our

research shows that the events improve uptake at GCSE by 24%. The events use language tasters and cultural activities in less widely taught languages to encourage the learning of languages generally.

 Minimum Bookings: 15

The event will run from 10:00-14:!5 and is made up of a Why Study Talk, two language tasters and two cultural sessions (a 30 minute lunch break is included too).

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.

Essay Writing for Film: Pan’s Labyrinth

Date: 
Wednesday, 4 March, 2020 - 13:00 to 16:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North West
Location: 
Manchester Metropolitan University

These half-day events are offered in French, German and Spanish, and focus on a popular film studied by A-level students. The workshop will cover 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 small charge and we are asking for a nominal fee of £10 per pupil to cover some of the costs.

Teachers go free.

Programme: 

Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

 Wednesday 4th March 2020 13:00-16:00

This session will be led by Dr Carmen Herrero

You can book here:

https://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk/product-catalogue/events/outreach-and-enrichment/essay-writing-for-film-workshops-2020

Essay Writing for Film: Volver

Date: 
Wednesday, 12 February, 2020 - 13:00 to 16:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North West
Location: 
Manchester Metropolitan University

These half-day events are offered in French, German and Spanish, and focus on a popular film studied by A-level students. The workshop will cover 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 small charge and we are asking for a nominal fee of £10 per pupil to cover some of the costs.

Teachers go free.

Programme: 

Volver (2006)

 Wednesday 12th February 2020 13:00-16:00

This session will be led by a colleague from the University of Lancaster.

You can book here:

https://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk/product-catalogue/events/outreach-and-enrichment/essay-writing-for-film-workshops-2020

Essay Writing for Film: Goodbye Lenin

Date: 
Wednesday, 12 February, 2020 - 13:00 to 16:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North West
Location: 
Manchester Metropolitan University

These half-day events are offered in French, German and Spanish, and focus on a popular film studied by A-level students. The workshop will cover 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 small charge and we are asking for a nominal fee of £10 per pupil to cover some of the costs.

Teachers go free.

Programme: 

Goodbye Lenin (2003)

 Wednesday 12th February 2020 13:00-16:00

This session will be led by a colleague from the University of Lancaster

You can book here:

https://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk/product-catalogue/events/outreach-and-enrichment/essay-writing-for-film-workshops-2020

Essay Writing for Film: Au Revoir Les Enfants

Date: 
Wednesday, 5 February, 2020 - 13:00 to 16:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North West
Location: 
Manchester Metropolitan University

These half-day events are offered in French, German and Spanish, and focus on a popular film studied by A-level students. The workshop will cover 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 small charge and we are asking for a nominal fee of £10 per pupil to cover some of the costs.

Teachers go free.

Programme: 

Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)

Wednesday 5th February 2020 13:00-16:00

You can book here:

https://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk/product-catalogue/events/outreach-and-enrichment/essay-writing-for-film-workshops-2020

Essay Writing for Film: La Haine

Date: 
Wednesday, 15 January, 2020 - 13:00 to 16:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North West
Location: 
Manchester Metropolitan University

These half-day events are offered in French, German and Spanish, and focus on a popular film studied by A-level students. The workshop will cover 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 small charge and we are asking for a nominal fee of £10 per pupil to cover some of the costs.

Teachers go free

Programme: 

La Haine (1995)

Wednesday 15th January 2020 13:00-16:00

You can book here:

https://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk/product-catalogue/events/outreach-and-enrichment/essay-writing-for-film-workshops-2020

Essay Writing for Film: Pan’s Labyrinth

Date: 
Wednesday, 8 January, 2020 - 13:00 to 16:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North West
Location: 
Manchester Metropolitan University

These half-day events are offered in French, German and Spanish, and focus on a popular film studied by A-level students. The workshop will cover 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 small charge and we are asking for a nominal fee of £10 per pupil to cover some of the costs.

Teachers go free.

Programme: 

Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

 Wednesday 8th January 2020 13:00-16:00

This session will be led by Dr Carmen Herrero

You can book here:

https://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk/product-catalogue/events/outreach-and-enrichment/essay-writing-for-film-workshops-2020

 

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