Spanish GCSE Study Morning: Jeffrey
Recommended for GCSE and equivalent level Spanish Come along to our Spanish GCSE Study Morning, led by Carmen Herrero, Head of Spanish at Manchester Metropolitan University.? This study morning will include a screening of the film Jeffrey?and will address themes including music, friendship, family life, poverty, education, and references to social issues in contemporary Dominican Republic. The film will be introduced in English, key vocabulary and contextual information will be provided. The screening will be followed by a series of Spanish exercises based on the film. ? Bring your students to HOME for a fun day out where they can engage in Spanish culture, language and film outside of the classroom.? Screening:?Jeffrey?(PG) Dir Yanillys P?rez/Dominican Republic/France 2016 78mins/Spanish with English Subtitles 12-year-old Jeffrey is a small boy with big dreams ? he hopes to rescue his household from destitution by becoming a Reggaeton singer. The third of nine children, he?s fiercely loyal to his family, and sweetly protective of his younger sister. He?s driven by both ambition and a strong work ethic, whether he?s recording a song or washing car windscreens. His resilience and enthusiasm is infectious and you?ll be rooting for him all the way in this tale of hope and strength against the odds, which blurs the lines of reality with a fascinating blend of documentary and fiction. Interested in other events? Please subscribe to our Schools and Colleges Newsletters.