Book Club in Spanish: El Monte de las Ánimas de Gustavo Adolfo Becquer

Ref: C3533224

This session will be conducted entirely in Spanish adapted to students for intermediate or advanced level. Students would have read the short story before the lesson. The story is a classical ghost story from 19th century Spanish Literature and available for free access here http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/obra-visor/el-monte-de-las-animas/html/c9646750-a0fa-11e1-b1fb-00163ebf5e63_2.html. El Monte de las Ánimas by Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer. During the session the learners will be introduces to some aspects of the story that link with traditional Spanish and European legends. There will be some questions for learners to think about and present their opinions and answers in Spanish, Constructive discussion will be encouraged. The objective of this workshop is to provide students of Spanish with the opportunity to practice Spanish at an intermediate and advanced level in a topic that is interesting.

Course aim

For students to practice their oral and listening skills in Spanish at an intermediate or advanced level, discussing an interesting short story of Spanish Literature.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers
  • Students would need to communicate in Spanish at an intermediate or advanced level. It is okay to make mistakes, the main thing is to participate and talk!

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Talk about the story and the main themes of the short story
  • Explain in Spanish my own opinions and views around the story in Spanish

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You need to read the story before the session http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/obra-visor/el-monte-de-las-animas/html/c9646750-a0fa-11e1-b1fb-00163ebf5e63_2.html El Monte de las Ánimas by Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Book Club in Spanish: El Monte de las Ánimas de Gustavo Adolfo Becquer

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