Getting to Know… La casa de los espíritus

The resource offers an exhaustive and thorough work on vocabulary, expressions and literary devices, and a great insight into the Realismo Mágico literary current. [...] Full of interesting activities and ideas.H Cambero, Spanish Teacher and Independent Reviewer Teacher & Independent Reviewer
Suitable for:
  • AQA AS & A Level
  • Edexcel A Level

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of Isabel Allende’s debut novel. Students will get to know La casa de los espíritus inside out and be fully prepared for the AS and A Level writing exams.

Written specifically for the 2016 specifications, the structure offers the perfect balance between guided classwork and independent study:

  • Before: Introductory tasks covering context and literary techniques provide students with the basic knowledge to begin their study.
  • During: The comprehensive chapter-by-chapter analysis ensures thorough understanding. Students will consolidate their knowledge of the events of the novel while exploring characters, themes and techniques.
    • Activities include vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, writing, speaking, and more.
    • Special sections on characters and themes.
  • After: Dedicated exam-preparation section with exam-style practice questions, essay-writing guidance and model essays.