Getting to Know... Todo sobre mi madre
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 eccentric and thought-provoking film from Pedro Almodóvar. Students will get to know Todo sobre mi madre inside out and be fully prepared for the speaking and writing exams.
- Before: Introductory tasks covering location, the director and his influences, socio-political context, and cinematic techniques give students a solid foundation for their study.
During: Theme-by-theme analysis ensures a
structured and comprehensive approach to the investigation.
Students will gain a thorough understanding of the different
aspects of the film in relation to key scenes and events.
Activities include: vocabulary, comprehension, translation,
discussion, research and writing.
- Extensive language focus enables students to talk about the film in depth and achieve higher marks in the exam.
- After: Further development of analysis encourages students to think critically and evaluate the wider relevance. Exam-style oral and essay questions help students to apply what they have learnt, while example essay and conversation prompt discussion of successful essay technique.
Other aspects covered: organ donation, contemporary Spanish cinema, the theatre industry, religion, health