Película: Mar adentro

This year I showed the film “Mar adentro” for the first time. I used it with my heritage Spanish speakers.  The students and I enjoyed the film, and it led to some good discussions about quality of life and how much of our identity is tied to our physical selves.  We watched it in Spanish with the Spanish subtitles because the Galician accent is hard to understand at times. For non-natives, I think the English subtitles would be required.Here are the resources I found online to use with the film.

Film pre-viewing activity http://espanholnarede.com/viva/maradentro.php

“Cine en clase: Mar adentro” http://www.flux-agentur.de/fileadmin/flux/pdf/ven10/Cine_MarAdentro.pdf

“Una lectura de cine” http://bscw.rediris.es/pub/bscw.cgi/d680791/UNA%20LECTURA%20%22DE%20CINE%22.pdf

Film questions and euthanasia theme http://www.educarchile.cl/Portal.Base/Web/VerContenido.aspx?ID=195457#1

Mar adentro and debate activity http://www.mecd.gob.es/dctm/redele/Material-RedEle/Revista/premios/primeros/mascarouni.pdf?documentId=0901e72b80f14ad9

“La carta de Julia” http://www.tinglado.net/?id=la-carta-de-julia

My adaptation of “La carta de Julia” to hand out to students La carta de Julia activity

First chapter of Ramon Sampedro’s book “Cartas desde el infierno” http://www.elmundo.es/elmundolibro/2004/10/01/protagonistas/1096632584.html

Mar adentro and expressing opinions http://www.mecd.gob.es/dctm/redele/Material-RedEle/Revista/2005_04/2005_redELE_4_10Mena.pdf?documentId=0901e72b80e00286

Film guide with activities https://www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/sites/default/files/TC_MarAdentroStudyGuide_Email.pdf

Unidad didáctica “Mar adentro” http://www.edu.xunta.es/centros/iesterradesoneira/system/files/UNIDAD+DID%C3%81CTICA+MAR+ADENTRO.pdf

Movie trailer listening comprehension activity http://www.ver-taal.com/trailer_maradentro.htm

Several resources for film at http://languagesresources.co.uk/SpanishA2EthicalIssues.html

Discussion questions that I wrote mar adentro discussion questions

Quick activity to review of the film characters Repaso de personajes Mar adentro

Infographic in English about assisted suicide in the United States http://time.com/3551560/brittany-maynard-right-to-die-laws/

This entry was posted in Lesson Planning and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Película: Mar adentro

  1. Pingback: El cuidado de la salud y la medicina | Señora B

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s