Arabic GCSE, AS and A Level Study Day: Speed Sisters

Recommended for GCSE, A Level or equivalent level Arabic

Students will be introduced to contemporary Arabic cinema through a screening of Speed Sisters.

Salwa Mohamed will introduce the film, provide contextual information and key words. The film will help learners to explore a range of topics related to Arabic language and culture. The day will nurture a positive attitude towards learning Arabic.

This will be followed by a series of Arabic GCSE and A level language exercises based on the film’s main characters, events and themes. Study session activities will be in Arabic.

Led by Salwa Mohamed, Associate Lecturer of Arabic, Manchester Metropolitan University

Screening: Speed Sisters (PG)
Dir Amber Fares/ Palestine/Qatar/UK/Denmark/Canada/USA/2015
78mins / Arabic with English Subtitles
This documentary follows the first all-female racing car team in the Middle East. Making waves in this male dominated scene, we find out about the five women’s lives both on and off the track.

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To book:

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  • This event is open only to pupils and their teachers
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