Spanish Conversation: El Realismo Mágico y Gabriel García Márquez (B2-C1)

Discover the literary universe of Realismo Mágico! Explore the characters and setting of wonderful short stories by Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez. This course is aimed at students with a Higher Intermediate level of Spanish that allows them to enjoy the short stories proposed and participate in the class discussions with some or little effort.


This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. Enrolling students need to ensure they have an email, a reliable internet connection, microphone/speakers and access to a tablet, smartphone or computer. Classes will consist of a minimum of 1.5 hours virtual class time, together with 30 minutes worth of work to be completed independently. You will be able to contact your tutor by email or phone to ask for guidance and feedback on this work. In addition tutors may set additional homework.


TEXTBOOK

  • _Tutor supplied material.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • ¡Bienvenidos a Macondo! – A brief introduction to Gabriel García Márquez, his work, and Magic Realism
  • Class debate and conversation about Short Story #1 – characters and storyline
  • Continuation and hypothesis for Short Story #1 – “How would you continue the story?”
  • Present your own very short story rooted in your idea of Magic Realism


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Gain a greater understanding of the life and literary work of Gabriel García Márquez and spark your curiosity to further expand your research to other famous Spanish Speaking writers.
  2. Improve your reading and speaking skills.
  3. Use a wider range of vocabulary to both read and create short stories.
$110 Limited / $99

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29 Sep

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