Getting to Know... Le dernier métro

Suitable for:
  • Edexcel A Level

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure full understanding of François Truffaut's tale of triumph over adversity during the occupation of France. Students will get to know Le dernier métro 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 study:

  • Before: Introductory tasks to prepare students – with specific focus on social and historical contexts and the work of François Truffaut. Also includes revision of cinematic and theatrical vocabulary.
  • During: Comprehensive section-by-section work-through to ensure thorough understanding. Students will consolidate their knowledge of the narrative while analysing themes and techniques. Activities include vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, research, and more.
  • After: Exam tips, essay-planning guidance, and exam-style essay questions help students to apply what they have learnt.
    • Includes special section on revision of key themes and events.

What do teachers say about this resource? (7210)

I think this resource is excellent...I have taught Truffaut for over 20 years and I am most impressed by the quality of this resource...The detailed study of themes encourages the candidate to discover more with each viewing of the film... At every stage, knowledge is consolidated through a wide choice of exercises and activities aimed at familiarising students with the topic.

C Gaumet-Ducros, Examiner & Peer Reviewer