Getting to Know... Les 400 Coups  (ZigZag Education)

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Getting to Know... Les 400 Coups
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Getting to Know... Les 400 Coups

Useful for:
AQA Cultural Topics
Edexcel Research-based Essay
WJEC Guided Studies

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of this critically acclaimed New Wave film. Students will get to know Les 400 coups inside out and be fully prepared for the speaking and writing exams.

Excellent... exercises are well thought out and diversified... The in-depth guided study is great too. C Gaumet-Ducros, HoD & Independent Reviewer

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

  • Before: Introductory tasks covering the director and his influences, socio-historic context, and New Wave ideas and techniques give students a solid foundation for their study. Includes vocabulary and research activities.
  • During: The comprehensive scene-by-scene descriptions and discussion points ensure thorough understanding. Students will consolidate their knowledge of the film while analysing the themes and techniques. Activities include: comprehension, translation, grammar, role play and writing.
  • After: Exam tips, essay planning guidance, and oral and essay questions help students to apply what they have learnt. Includes special section on revision of key themes and events.

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

What do teachers have to say about this resource? (6111)
'Excellent, varied, exercises are well thought out and diversified, from the very easy crossword at the beginning to the more difficult translation passages and grammar exercises. A good mixture of lexical and syntactical tests.The chapter by chapter in depth guided study is great too.' C Gaumet-Ducros, HoD and Independent Reviewer
'Excellent resource - very relevant.'N Bourguilleau, French Teacher and Independent Reviewer
A Level, A2, French

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