Getting to Know... Abel

Suitable for:
  • AQA AS & A Level

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of this intriguing film by Diego Luna, covering themes such as love and loss, dysfunctional families and mental illness. AS and A Level students will get to know Abel inside out and be fully prepared for the AS and A Level writing exams

Written specifically for the 2016 specifications, the logical structure offers the ideal balance between guided classwork and independent research:

  • Before: Introductory tasks to prepare students – with specific focus on Latin American cinema and the director so that students can begin to appreciate the context of the film.
  • During: Comprehensive work-through of the film to ensure thorough understanding. Students will consolidate their knowledge of the scenes through a variety of verbal and non-verbal comprehension activities, including translations, gap-fills, synonyms, match-up and more.
  • After: Sections on characterisation, themes, genre and cinematic techniques are followed by exam-style practice questions to help students apply what they have learnt – and refine exam technique!