Modern Languages Study Guides: La casa de Bernarda Alba

Literature Study Guide for AS/A-level Spanish
Author: Sebastian Bianchi,Mike Thacker
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1471891984
Category: Study Aids
Page: 96
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Exam Board: AQA, Edexcel, OCR & WJEC Level: AS/A-level Subject: Modern Languages First Teaching: September 2017 First Exam: June 2018 Literature analysis made easy. Build your students' confidence in their language abilities and help them develop the skills needed to critique their chosen work: putting it into context, understanding the themes and narrative technique, as well as specialist terminology. Breaking down each scene, character and theme in La casa de Bernarda Alba (The House of Bernarda Alba), this accessible guide will enable your students to understand the historical and social context of the play and give them the critical and language skills needed to write a successful essay. - Strengthen language skills with relevant grammar, vocab and writing exercises throughout - Aim for top marks by building a bank of textual examples and quotes to enhance exam response - Build confidence with knowledge-check questions at the end of every chapter - Revise effectively with pages of essential vocabulary and key mind maps throughout - Feel prepared for exams with advice on how to write an essay, plus sample essay questions, two levels of model answers and examiner commentary

Modern Languages Study Guides: Ocho apellidos vascos

Film Study Guide for AS/A-level Spanish
Author: José García Sánchez,Tony Weston
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1471891925
Category: Study Aids
Page: 96
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Film analysis made easy. Build your students' confidence in their language abilities and help them develop the skills needed to critique their chosen work: putting it into context, understanding the themes and director's technique, as well as specialist terminology. Breaking down each scene, character and theme in Ocho apellidos vascos, this accessible guide will enable your students to understand the historical and social context of the film and give them the critical and language skills needed to write a successful essay. - Strengthen language skills with relevant grammar, vocab and writing exercises throughout - Aim for top marks by building a bank of textual examples and quotes to enhance exam response - Build confidence with knowledge-check questions at the end of every chapter - Revise effectively with pages of essential vocabulary and key mind maps throughout - Feel prepared for exams with advice on how to write an essay, plus sample essay questions, two levels of model answers and examiner commentary

Modern Languages Study Guides: Como agua para chocolate

Literature Study Guide for AS/A-level Spanish
Author: Sebastian Bianchi,Mike Thacker
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1471890120
Category: Study Aids
Page: 96
View: 7790
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Literature analysis made easy. Build your students' confidence in their language abilities and help them develop the skills needed to critique their chosen work: putting it into context, understanding the themes and narrative technique, as well as specialist terminology. Breaking down each scene, character and theme in Como agua para chocolate, this accessible guide will enable your students to understand the historical and social context of the novel and give them the critical and language skills needed to write a successful essay. - Strengthen language skills with relevant grammar, vocab and writing exercises throughout - Aim for top marks by building a bank of textual examples and quotes to enhance exam response - Build confidence with knowledge-check questions at the end of every chapter - Revise effectively with pages of essential vocabulary and key mind maps throughout - Feel prepared for exams with advice on how to write an essay, plus sample essay questions, two levels of model answers and examiner commentary

Modern Languages Study Guides: El laberinto del fauno

Film Study Guide for AS/A-level Spanish
Author: José García Sánchez,Tony Weston
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1471891747
Category: Study Aids
Page: 96
View: 5990
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Film analysis made easy. Build your students' confidence in their language abilities and help them develop the skills needed to critique their chosen work: putting it into context, understanding the themes and director's technique, as well as specialist terminology. Breaking down each scene, character and theme in El laberinto del fauno, this accessible guide will enable your students to understand the historical and social context of the film and give them the critical and language skills needed to write a successful essay. - Strengthen language skills with relevant grammar, vocab and writing exercises throughout - Aim for top marks by building a bank of textual examples and quotes to enhance exam response - Build confidence with knowledge-check questions at the end of every chapter - Revise effectively with pages of essential vocabulary and key mind maps throughout - Feel prepared for exams with advice on how to write an essay, plus sample essay questions, two levels of model answers and examiner commentary

La Casa de Bernarda Alba


Author: Federico García Lorca,Herbert Ramsden
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719009501
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 106
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After her husband's death, Bernarda Alba forces her five daughters into eight years of strict mourning. The appearance of Pepe El Romano, a man who wishes to marry the eldest daughter, Angustias, unleashes a series of tragic events.

Modern Languages Study Guides: No et moi

Literature Study Guide for AS/A-level French
Author: Karine Harrington
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1471890090
Category: Study Aids
Page: 96
View: 7759
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Exam Board: AQA, Edexcel, OCR & WJEC Level: AS/A-level Subject: Modern Languages First Teaching: September 2016 First Exam: June 2017 Literature analysis made easy. Build your students' confidence in their language abilities and help them develop the skills needed to critique their chosen work: putting it into context, understanding the themes and narrative technique, as well as specialist terminology. Breaking down each scene, character and theme in No et moi (No and Me), this accessible guide will enable your students to understand the historical and social context of the novel and give them the critical and language skills needed to write a successful essay. - Strengthen language skills with relevant grammar, vocab and writing exercises throughout - Aim for top marks by building a bank of textual examples and quotes to enhance exam response - Build confidence with knowledge-check questions at the end of every chapter - Revise effectively with pages of essential vocabulary and key mind maps throughout - Feel prepared for exams with advice on how to write an essay, plus sample essay questions, two levels of model answers and examiner commentary

García Lorca

La Casa de Bernarda Alba
Author: Cyril Brian Morris
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9788459930734
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 127
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The House of Bernarda Alba


Author: Federico Garcia Lorca
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571318762
Category: Drama
Page: 96
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Finished just two months before the author's murder on 18 August 1936 by a gang of Franco's supporters, The House of Bernarda Alba is now accepted as Lorca's great masterpiece of love and loathing. Five daughters live together in a single household with a tyrannical mother. When the father of all but the eldest girl dies, a cynical marriage is advanced which will have tragic consequences for the whole family. Lorca's fascinatingly modern play, rendered here in an English version by David Hare, speaks as powerfully as a political metaphor of oppression as it does as domestic drama. The House of Bernarda Alba premiered at the National Theatre, London, in March 2005.

Spanish B for the IB Diploma Student's Book


Author: Sebastian Bianchi,Mike Thacker
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1444146416
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 372
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Develop confident linguists, who appreciate other cultures with this course, based closely around the IB's desired learner profile. This text caters for Language B - students learning Spanish as a second language at Standard and Higher levels. It includes a starter unit to help bridge the gap from pre-16 exams into the distinctive requirements of the IB Diploma. - Builds language skills through carefully crafted tasks and grammar practice - Improves exam performance with activities for all aspects of IB Spanish assessment - Promotes global citizenship and an appreciation of Hispanic culture through stimulus material, including a particular emphasis on the Americas

AQA a Level Year 1 and AS Spanish Student Book


Author: Margaret Bond,Ian Kendrick,Francisca Mejias- Yedra,Francisco Villatoro
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780198366904
Category:
Page: 168
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Our bestselling AQA A Level Spanish course has been updated for 2016. It offers brand new content, equipping students with the grammar and structures required to manipulate language confidently to prepare for the exam. The blend facilitates co-teaching and includes AS and A Level Student Books and online resources delivered via Kerboodle.

AQA a Level Spanish Student Book


Author: Margaret Bond,Ian Kendrick,Francisca Mejias- Yedr,Francisco Villatoro
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780198366874
Category:
Page: 128
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Our bestselling AQA A Level Spanish course has been updated for 2016. It offers brand new content, equipping students with the grammar and structures required to manipulate language confidently for the exam. The blend facilitates co-teaching and includes AS and A Level Student Books and online resources delivered via Kerboodle.

The Miniaturist

A Novel
Author: Jessie Burton
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062306839
Category: Fiction
Page: 416
View: 9454
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Set in seventeenth century Amsterdam—a city ruled by glittering wealth and oppressive religion—a masterful debut steeped in atmosphere and shimmering with mystery, in the tradition of Emma Donoghue, Sarah Waters, and Sarah Dunant. ”There is nothing hidden that will not be revealed . . .“ On a brisk autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt. But her new home, while splendorous, is not welcoming. Johannes is kind yet distant, always locked in his study or at his warehouse office—leaving Nella alone with his sister, the sharp-tongued and forbidding Marin. But Nella’s world changes when Johannes presents her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their home. To furnish her gift, Nella engages the services of a miniaturist—an elusive and enigmatic artist whose tiny creations mirror their real-life counterparts in eerie and unexpected ways . . . Johannes’ gift helps Nella to pierce the closed world of the Brandt household. But as she uncovers its unusual secrets, she begins to understand—and fear—the escalating dangers that await them all. In this repressively pious society where gold is worshipped second only to God, to be different is a threat to the moral fabric of society, and not even a man as rich as Johannes is safe. Only one person seems to see the fate that awaits them. Is the miniaturist the key to their salvation . . . or the architect of their destruction? Enchanting, beautiful, and exquisitely suspenseful, The Miniaturist is a magnificent story of love and obsession, betrayal and retribution, appearance and truth.

Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America


Author: Seminar on Feminism & Culture in Latin America
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520909076
Category: Social Science
Page: 284
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The result of a collaboration among eight women scholars, this collection examines the history of women’s participation in literary, journalistic, educational, and political activity in Latin American history, with special attention to the first half of this century.

Animal Crackers


Author: George Simon Kaufman,Bert Kalmar,Morrie Ryskind,Harry Ruby
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
ISBN: 9780573681370
Category: Musicals
Page: 105
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The Gender Dimension of Globalization

A Survey of the Literature with a Focus on Latin America and the Caribbean
Author: Maria Thorin
Publisher: United Nations Publications
ISBN: 9789211213430
Category: Globalization
Page: 52
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This paper presents a critical survey of the literature on economic globalization and gender, with a specific focus on Latin American and Caribbean studies. The objectives of the survey are twofold: 1) to uncover the gender dimension of the economic globalization process; and 2) to summarize major findings as well as the conceptual and methodological problems in the assessment of various authors of the impacts of different aspects of economic globalization on women's well-being and status. This survey also identifies major gaps in the literature and suggests areas for further research.

The Second Sex (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)


Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473521912
Category: Philosophy
Page: 144
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Vintage Feminism: classic feminist texts in short form WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NATALIE HAYNES When this book was first published in 1949 it was to outrage and scandal. Never before had the case for female liberty been so forcefully and successfully argued. De Beauvoir’s belief that ‘One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman’ switched on light bulbs in the heads of a generation of women and began a fight for greater equality and economic independence. These pages contain the key passages of the book that changed perceptions of women forever. TRANSLATED BY CONSTANCE BORDE AND SHEILA MALOVANY-CHEVALLIER ANNOTATED AND INTRODUCED BY MARTINE REID

AQA A-level Spanish (includes AS)


Author: Tony Weston,José García Sánchez,Mike Thacker
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1471858103
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 320
View: 2968
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Our Student Book has been approved by AQA. Support the transition from GCSE and through the new A-level specification with a single textbook that has clear progression through four defined stages of learning suitable for a range of abilities. We have developed a completely new textbook designed specifically to meet the demands of the new 2016 specification. The Student Book covers both AS and A-level in one textbook to help students build on and develop their language skills as they progress throughout the course. - Exposes students to authentic target language material with topical stimulus, and film and literature tasters for every work - Supports the transition from GCSE with clear progression through four stages of learning: transition, AS, A-level and extension - Builds grammar and translation skills with topic-related practice and a comprehensive grammar reference section - Develops language skills with a variety of tasks, practice questions and research activities - Gives students the tools they need to succeed with learning strategies throughout - Prepares students for the assessment with advice on essay-writing and the new individual research project Audio resources to accompany the Student Book can be purchased in several ways: 1) as part of the Dynamic Learning Teaching and Learning resource, 2) downloaded separately, 3) as part of the Student eTextbook. The audio resources are not part of the AQA approval process.

The Seduction of Modern Spain

The Female Body and the Francoist Body Politic
Author: Aurora G. Morcillo
Publisher: Bucknell University Press
ISBN: 0838757537
Category: History
Page: 338
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This book examines how sexual politics, specifically those surrounding the modernization of a consumer economy, are key to understanding the transformation of Spain from isolated dictatorship to modern state. It focuses on issues concerning modernity and the commodification of the female body under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco in the 1950s and 1960s. These two decades are critical to understanding this transformation because they coincide with the opening of markets, the freer movement of people in and out of the country through tourism and emigration, and the embracing of the "American way of life" popularized in Hollywood movies. From a gender perspective this "in between moment" in Homi Bhabha's terms, from autarchy to consumerism favored the transition from the virginal female model, prescribed by the regime, (what the author calls "True Catholic Womanhood") to a seductive modern woman that the media sold to Spanish women. This study will add a significant piece to the growing corpus of literature on the body as an essential element of analysis in gender history and in the power dynamics of culture. It will help to fill a gap in the field of Spanish Cultural Studies in general and the emerging field of cultural Spanish history in particular. The originality of this study resides in Dr. Morcillo's use of feminist theories of the body to study archival sources of the Francoist years. Of special interest are the collections of Ministry of Culture and Administrative papers Women's Section of Falange at the Archivo General de la Administracion in Alcala de Henares. Also important are the works of intellectuals of the period, as well as health books, maternity and hygiene guides, conduct manuals, and documents produced by the Catholic Church hierarchy with regard to moral behavior and sexual mores that provide a textured analysis of gender relations under the dictatorship. The author's interest in unveiling the regime's technologies of control of ordinary Spaniards is covered through the study of the media, printed press, and the movie industry of this period particularly the so-called New Spanish Cinema inaugurated in the 1960s, illustrating how ads and films shaped and contested the regime's vision of modernity and gender roles. Through the production of dual versions of films the censorship process utilized women's cinematic bodies to present a more liberal image of Spain in the international scene. While nudity was allowed in the international versions the domestic productions continued to cut the customary kiss. The economy of desire displayed in today's Almodovar's films is already present in movies like La Tia Tula by Miguel Picazo (1964). This book will be essential for scholars and students interested in Ibero-American cultural studies, gender, religion, and totalitarian politics.

Edexcel A level Spanish (includes AS)


Author: Mónica Morcillo Laiz,Simon Barefoot,David Mee
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1471858324
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 320
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Endorsed for the Edexcel A-level specification from 2016. Develop all four language skills with a single textbook that has clear progression from GCSE and throughout the new A-level. - Clear progression through four stages of learning: transition, AS, A-level and extension - Develops language skills through reading, listening, speaking and writing tasks, plus translation and research practice - Exposes students to authentic topical stimulus and film and literature tasters for every work - Equips students with the tools they need to succeed with learning strategies throughout - Prepares students for the assessment with advice on the new individual research project and essay-writing - Builds grammar skills with exercises throughout and a detailed grammar reference section Audio resources to accompany the Student Book can be purchased in several ways: 1) as part of the Dynamic Learning Teaching and Learning resource 2) downloaded separately 3) as part of the Student eTextbook. The Audio Resources and Teaching and Learning Resources are not part of the approval process.

AQA A-level French (includes AS)


Author: Casimir d'Angelo,Rod Hares,Jean-Claude Gilles
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1471857964
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 320
View: 1359
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Our Student Book has been been approved by AQA. Support the transition from GCSE and through the new A-level specification with a single textbook that has clear progression through four defined stages of learning suitable for a range of abilities. We have developed a completely new textbook designed specifically to meet the demands of the new 2016 specification. The Student Book covers both AS and A-level in one textbook to help students build on and develop their language skills as they progress throughout the course. - Supports the transition from GCSE with clear progression through four stages of learning: transition, AS, A-level and extension - Exposes students to authentic target language material with topical stimulus, and film and literature tasters for every work - Builds grammar and translation skills with topic-related practice and a comprehensive grammar reference section - Develops language skills with a variety of tasks, practice questions and research activities - Gives students the tools they need to succeed with learning strategies throughout - Prepares students for the assessment with advice on essay-writing and the new individual research project Audio resources to accompany the Student Book can be purchased in several ways: 1) as part of the Dynamic Learning Teaching and Learning resource, 2) downloaded separately, 3) as part of the Student eTextbook. The Audio resources are not part of the AQA approval process.