We arrange high-quality enrichment seminars open to all sixth form students and teachers at schools in the borough of Guildford, with FREE ADMISSION. These are live where possible, otherwise online.
Topic: "The language of film"
Led by: Dr Helen Hughes, Senior Lecturer in German and Film Studies, University of Surrey
Recorded: view it here.
Dr Hughes explores aspects of film, focusing on 3 of the films set for A-level modern languages,while providing insights and ways of thinking about film relevant to foreign language cinema in general, or indeed to films in general.
Topic: "Unlock the world through languages (Or: How to Boost Your A-Level Skills, And Where They Can Take You!)"
Led by: Dr Ben Schofield, Head of German, King's College, London
Venue: George Abbot School, Guildford
Dr Schofield gave support and tips to enable students to get the most out of their A-levels, with real-life case studies of the careers of people who studied modern languages and practical ways to boost one's skills and results.
Topic: “Introduction to European Film”
Led by: Professor Phil Powrie, Professor of Cinema Studies, University of Surrey
Venue: the 2016 Hall, at Guildford High School, London Road, Guildford GU1 1SJ
Professor Powrie was aware of which films sixth-formers study at A-level, and included as many as possible in his illustrated talk.