Getting to Know... Un long dimanche de fiançailles

Suitable for:
  • AQA AS & A Level
  • Edexcel A Level
  • WJEC AS Level

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure full understanding of Jean-Pierre’s Jeunet’s Un long dimanche de fiançailles. Students will get to know this award-winning First World War romance 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 perfect balance between guided classwork and independent research:

  • Before: Introductory tasks to prepare students, with particular focus on historical context. Special sections on cinematic and wartime vocabulary give students the tools they need to present their analysis.
  • During: Comprehensive scene-by-scene work-through to ensure thorough understanding. Students will consolidate their knowledge of the narrative through comprehension, translation, grammar and reflection exercises.
    • Includes dedicated section on analysis of characters and themes.
  • After: Useful phrases, essay-writing template and exam-style essay questions to help students apply what they have learnt – and refine exam technique!
This is an excellent resource and goes beyond the starting point it states that it is. Maggie Leach, Teacher and Independent Reviewer