This worksheet can be used in its Entirety or bits and pieces can be used to suit class ability. There are pre, while and post activities included. It's best to break the film up into sections and maybe use this handout over a 2 week period.
Can be used before listening to Alejandro's music for oral questions to describe physical appearance or just to elicit some previous knowledge about the singer from students.
Easier to play with about 20 students. Put 10 students on chairs in a straight line facing 10 other students. Give one side a description card each, they are the boys. Give the other side the questions sheet. This side must ask each boy the questions on t ... Read More...
Comprehension based on the main characters of the film "El laberinto del fauno". Questions in English.
A number of questions in Spanish based on the 3rd scene of "El laberinto del fauno".
Full lyrics for the Alejandro Sanz song "No es lo mismo".
Student's listen to song "No es lo mismo" and fill in the missing words. Perhaps give them a list of the jumbled words before listening as can be tricky with mixed ability.
Lyrics to the song "La Camisa Negra". Very popular with students. Can be used as gap fill exercise or re-arrange the verses.
Reading comprehension on Juanes' musical career. Questions in English.
Questions in Spanish that can be answered orally or written based on song "La Camisa Negra".
Reading comprehension based on film "La cuarta planta" with questions in English. Summary of film, so useful to use before students watch the film to give them some background information.
Interview with the director of the film. Could be used after watching film as a match up activity: cut up and students match the questions to the correct answers. Or could be used as a reading comprehension.
Questions in Spanish to be answered after watching the film. Can be used simply as questions to answer in copy or as a springboard for a film review to be completed about the film for a local magazine.
Recap on types of film learned in JC by putting this onto OHP or distributing among students. Group who comes up with all types of film first wins.
Before students do their own film review this can be used as a comprehension to give them an idea of how their review could be laid out.
This can be used to scaffold students into writing a film review. Questions to guide them through a review on any film they have studied.
Film review questions on specific films: Maria llena de Gracia, El laberinto del fauno, Diarios de motocicletas. Websites listed to help students to find extra information. Used in Spanish Cinema Module in TY. Instructions in English.
A list of vocabulary to help students to write a film review.
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