Getting to Know... Castilla y Leon

Offers lots of opportunities for students to do directed research and has lots of useful language activities. J Ignacio Ermina, MFL teacher
Useful for:
AQA Cultural Topics
Edexcel Research-based Essay
CCEA Literature and Society

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of this exciting Spanish region. Students will know the area inside out and be fully prepared for the speaking and writing exams.

The structure offers the perfect balance between guided class work and independent research:

  • Before: Introductory tasks provide students with the basic knowledge to begin their study – includes vocabulary, comprehension and research activities.
  • During: Standalone chapters cover each aspect of the region. Activities include vocabulary exercises, research tasks, comprehension questions, grammar practice, translation and essay writing. Games, presentation and debates allow for extensive speaking practice.
  • After: Exam-style oral and essay questions help students to apply what they have learnt. Checklists, sample essays and commentaries prompt discussion of successful answers.
    • Includes revision sheets with quiz and keywords for students to revisit before the exam.