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De la página a la pantalla

Duration 10 weekly meetings
Tutor Susanna Echaves
Course code SPA20A5406A
Fee £170
Concessionary fee £136 (find out about eligibility and funding options)
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El objetivo de este curso de español avanzado es mejorar la competencia del idioma al mismo tiempo que los alumnos obtienen nuevos conocimientos sobre la colonización española.

En este curso veremos cómo la literatura española se representa en la pantalla (cine) y el escenario (teatro) También veremos la influencia de diferentes leyendas y tradiciones en el cine y  la literatura, la influencia en el cine internacional y  practicaremos la narración de cuentos cortos.  Para cubrir estos temas se utilizará una gran variedad de recursos tales como películas de cine, cuentos y relatos cortos, novelas, obras de teatro, documentales y documentos de televisión.

This course is aimed at advanced level students who wish to improve their aural and oral skills in Spanish as well as learn discuss history and cultural topics in Spanish.

This course will cover how Spanish literature is on screen (cinema) and stage (theatre). We will also see how different myths, legends and traditions are represented on screen and literature, the influence on international cinema. A wide variety of resources such as movie films, short stories and stories, novels, plays and documentaries will be used to cover these topics.

Who is this course for?

This course is for students with advanced language skills (A-level or above) who have the ability to hold a general conversation in Spanish. The course will be taught through the medium of Spanish.

Learning and teaching

The emphasis of the course is on participation and students are encouraged to actively participate in class through various non-threatening forms of activities designed to stimulate communication.

Coursework and assessment

Coursework portfolio and class participation. Our assessments are flexible to suit the course and the student.

The most important element of assessment is that it should enhance your learning. Our methods are designed to increase your confidence and we try very hard to devise ways of assessing you that are enjoyable and suitable for adults with busy lives.

Reading suggestions

Materials will be provided – handouts and resources on learning central.

Recommended books

Historias de luz y papel : el cine español de los años veinte a través de su adaptación de narrativa literaria española: Daniel Sánchez Salas and Adèle Black

El Quijote : letras, armas, vida : cine y literatura,  Carlos Alvar

Recepción y canon de la literatura española en el cine – Rafael Malpartida Tirado

Films:

La lengua de las Mariposas – Jose Luís Cuerda

Los girasoles Ciegos – José Luís Cuerda

La Novia – Paula Ortiz

La Voz Dormida – Benito Zambrano

Library and computing facilities

As a student on this course you are entitled to join and use the University’s library and computing facilities. Find out more about using these facilities.

Accessibility

Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and dyslexia screening.

Location

21-23 Senghennydd Road
Cathays
Cardiff
CF24 4AG