Getting to Know... El laberinto del fauno (2nd Edition)

Suitable for:
  • AQA AS and A Level
  • Edexcel AS and A Level
  • Eduqas AS and A Level

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of contemporary Spanish cinema, the Spanish Civil War and post-war period, the world of fantasy, the role of men and women, and more, in this film directed by Guillermo del Toro (2006).

AS and A Level students will get to know El laberinto del fauno inside out and be fully prepared for the writing exams.

Written specifically for the 2016 specifications, the logical structure offers the ideal balance between guided classwork and independent research:

  • Before: Introductory tasks enable students to study the film’s contextual background, including the region of Aragon, the war and post-war period, the film and its director.
  • During: A comprehensive work-through of the film. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the film through comprehension questions, translations, and grammar and language activities.
  • After: Sections include key themes, characters, film criticism, the success of the film and more. Exam-style practice questions, model essays and indicative content help students to apply what they have learnt – and refine exam technique!
I really liked this teaching resource. On one hand, the choice of this film is very interesting as it unites fantasy with the history of Spain. Moreover, the exercises that accompany it are highly appropriate and motivating.E Miranda & Teacher and Independent Reviewer

What do teachers say about this resource? (7800)

'I am in love with this resource and I can’t wait to use it with my students! I only wish I’d had this when I started teaching El laberinto del fauno seven years ago!' M Juarros, Teacher and Ind. Reviewer.

'I wish this had been out a few years ago when I first started teaching this film!' S Dunne, MFL Teacher and Ind. Reviewer

'Me ha gustado mucho esta unidad didactica. Por un lado la elección de la película es muy interesante porque auna la fantasia y la historia de España. Además los ejercicios que lo acompañan son muy adecuados y motivantes.' E Miranda, Teacher and Ind. Reviewer