USEFUL - ÚTIL C - Bilingual resource
Beginners (A): Find Las Meninas by Diego Velázquez. The little princess, Margarita, stands in the middle of the painting. The two teen-agers, on either side, are her ladies-in-waiting. You work for a film studio and are casting for a film where the people and the stories in the paintings come alive. What actors will play the roles of the princess and the ladies-in-waiting? Find the right actors. Give the names of real actors and explain your choices.
Teachers can read all the assignments in the Preview. The Las Meninas is C3. It is given in both English and Spanish.
The assignments are laid out as follows:
1. What to look for on the computer.
2. The format.
3. The assignments have levels of difficulty related to what the student can produce. A for beginners, B for intermediate and C for advanced. In C3, each level has a different painting.
Sample assignment Intermediate (B)
Find Goya´s, La familia de Carlos IV. You are casting only three or four figures. Who are they? Explain how they are related. Is their relationship important for the casting decision?...
High and low cultural topics are covered. Don Quijote and Las Meninas, El Prado and the Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, the sardana and Venezuela´s youth orchestras. We include photography, pre-hispanic masks and Carnival costumes. Not only Frida Kahlo, but also María Félix, Lola Flores, Mercedes Sosa and Celia Cruz.
10 Composition topics / 3 levels of difficulty plus a 4th topic called ´In my country´.
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