ACS Courses and Instructors: American Cinema with Anita Haas
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american cinema is a multi-skills approach to language learning at the advanced level using American Cinema as a backdrop. This course is designed to not only enhance the student's knowledge of American cinema, but to create dialogue about issues surrounding it. By analyzing films and texts, the student will improve writing, reading, speaking, and listening skills.
At the end of the trimester, students successfully completing this course will be able to analyze films using cinematic language and be able to give opinions, written and orally, more confidently about films and filmmaking. They will also have a greater understanding of American Cinema in terms of its historic place within contemporary American culture and its relation to and reflection of societal movements and changes. This quarter in The New World the focus will be on how immigration has influenced and is represented in American film.
Anita Haas is a Canadian teacher and writer living in Madrid since the nineties. She has been teaching at the International Institute since 2005, and at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas since 2010. She has published one book on film Eli Wallach: Vitality and Picardia, with a foreword by Clint Eastwood, and co-published two John Philip Law. Diabolik Angel and Eugene Martin. An author for all genres with her husband, Carlos Aguilar. She has also published two novelettes, creating florinda and Make a Wish, Sophie! as well as poems, stories and articles in both English and Spanish. She has formed part of the jury in several film festivals. In 2015 she won three awards for short fiction.
american cinema It is a multidirectional approach to the English language, aimed at the advanced level with American cinema in the background. This course is designed not only for the knowledge of American cinema, but also to create conversations about various aspects that are related to it. Analyzing films and texts, the student will learn to write, read, speak and listen. At the end of each term, students who successfully complete it will have learned to analyze films using the specific language, as well as to defend opinions, written and spoken, about American cinema and filmmakers. They will have a greater and better training on American cinema, in historical and artistic terms, since they will contextualize it within social movements and changes. this quarter in The New World the focus is on how immigration is reflected in and influences American cinema.
Anita Haas is a Canadian teacher and writer based in Madrid since the 2005s. She has been teaching English at the International Institute since 2010, and at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas since XNUMX. She has solo published the film book Eli Wallach. Vitality and mischief, with a prologue by Clint Eastwood, and two in collaboration with her husband Carlos Aguilar, John Philip Law. Diabolik Angel y Eugene Martin. An author for all genres. He has also published two short novels, Creating Florinda y Make a wish Sophie, as well as a variety of poems, stories and articles in different publications, both in Spanish and English. He has been part of the jury at various film festivals, and in 2015 he won three awards for best short story.