AS/A-level Spanish: Success with literature

Course summary

With literature now compulsory in the new A-levels, this course suggests ways of tackling a range of novels, plays, short stories and poems that will enhance the breadth and depth of language study of all your AS/A-level students. The course will explore innovative approaches to the teaching of literature and help develop your confidence in delivering engaging literature lessons. The texts used on the course will be taken from the AQA set texts for the new A-level but the ideas and strategies used can be applied to any work of literature.

Location Date Time Fee Status book
Online 4 February 2019 16:30-18:30 £110 Available Add to basketBook

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Course description

On this course you will:

  • explore ways to make literature accessible and motivating for the full range of AS and A-level students
  • discover a variety of classroom activities for exploiting texts in the classroom
  • get a range of strategies to help students understand the work in a wider context: themes, influences and historical background
  • take away tips to maximise student written and oral performance, including how to craft a well-structured essay.

Yolanda Castro is an experienced Head of Modern Foreign Languages/EAL and Subject Leader for Spanish at an inner London state school. She is an experienced examiner and an inspirational teacher of both GCSE and A-level Spanish. Yolanda is known for motivating students in Spanish and for good GCSE and A-level results. Yolanda uses film and literature to inspire and motivate students and a wide range of teaching strategies to ensure students achieve their best.

"Excellent insight into how to teach film effectively. Excellent variety and range of activities to use with students – great resources too." Eva Piqué, Wycombe Abbey School

Suitable for

All teachers of AS/A-level Spanish.

Contact us

Tel: 0161 696 5994

events@aqa.org.uk

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