Getting to Know... Diarios de motocicleta (ZigZag Education)

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Getting to Know... Diarios de motocicleta

Provides plenty of opportunity for researching the film and analysing and evaluating different aspects, and helps to expand students' vocabulary for the A2 exam J Ermina, MFL Teacher
Useful for:
AQA Cultural Topics
Edexcel Research-based Essay
WJEC Oral Exposé

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of this hugely successful Latin American film. Students will get to know Diarios de motocicleta inside out and be fully prepared for the speaking and writing exams.

The structure offers the perfect balance between guided classwork and independent study:

  • Before: Introductory tasks covering socio-historical context, the life of Che Guevara, and the director and his influences provide students with the basic knowledge to begin their study. Includes vocabulary, comprehension and research exercises.
  • During: The comprehensive scene-by-scene analysis ensures thorough understanding. Students will consolidate their knowledge of the events of the film while examining related themes and issues. Activities include: vocabulary, comprehension, translation, grammar, discussion, research and writing.
  • After: Full analysis of themes, characters and issues encourages students to think critically about the film and evaluate its wider relevance. Exam-style oral and essay questions help students to apply what they have learnt.
  • Includes step-by-step guide to writing A Level-standard essays
Topics include: Latin American cinema; Che Guevara and his legacy; the Cold War and communism; colonisation and indigenous populations; leprosy; cinematic techniques; characters; separation (economic, racial, religious, physical); critical reaction

More Getting to Know... resources for: AQA Edexcel WJEC

What do teachers have to say about this resource? (5814)
"Visually attractive with a range of activities. Links lead students to do research, which is brilliant. I also really like how current affairs have been linked in - great for students’ understanding and knowledge on the environment as a topic!" R Bravo, Teacher and Independent Reviewer
"This is an excellent resource that will not only provide students and teachers with a wealth of useful and relevant information to guide them through all aspects of the film, but will also help students to develop their language and research skills. It allows students to work at their own pace to achieve their potential."A Romo-Castillejo, Spanish Lecturer and Independent Reviewer
A Level A2 AQA Edexcel WJEC

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