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Teaching film and literature with confidence: Strategies for success in A-level Languages

Languages 16-18 Teacher Training

Karine Harrington, Tim Guilford

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Why attend?

Teaching film and literature for A-level Languages doesn’t need to be daunting; expert course leaders Tim and Karine have specifically designed this full-day workshop to offer practical approaches, guidance and teaching strategies so you return to the classroom feeling confident in your ability to deliver film and literature effectively.
  • Develop the knowledge you need to teach film and literature effectively, making sure you provide the depth required for A-level
  • Explore the pedagogy of A-level film study and literary analysis and examine what makes a good essay, working through Language-specific case studies
  • Take away practical ideas and activities to make your lessons more engaging
Attend this course and receive a free Modern Foreign Languages Film or Literature Study Guide of your choice, worth £11.99

Booking reference: MFL201119


10.00am Registration and coffee
10.15am Defining the content and depth needed in the teaching
  • Cinema and literature as academic study in a foreign language
  • Style, characterisation and setting
  • Genre, artistic purpose and use of language
11.15am Morning coffee
11.30am Teaching critical appreciation to students
  • The skills that students need to develop
  • What is needed at A-level?
  • Developing deeper thinking
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm The content of the ‘perfect essay’
  • Language specific case studies
  • How to assess progress during the teaching phase
  • The exam perspective
2.30pm Afternoon tea
2.45pm Practical ideas for lesson activities to add depth and understanding  
  • Try out for yourselves a series of easy and engaging activities to help students learn and write about film and literature
3.45pm Review and reflect
4.00pm Course ends


Tim Guilford - Presenter
Tim Guilford - Presenter
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Karine Harrington - Presenter
Karine Harrington - Presenter
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