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Casi Casi

Casi Casi

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93 minutes

Spanish soundtrack with English subtitles.

Spanish Lesson Plan

Introduction: Introduce your students to the humorous and relatable story of "Casi Casi" with our comprehensive Spanish lesson plan. Directed by Jaime Vallés and Tony Vallés, this film delves into themes of teenage life, ambition, and the complexities of high school politics, making it an excellent tool for language learning and cultural exploration.

Film Summary: Emilio is a teenager who has a crush on Jacklynne, the most popular girl in school. He decides to run for Student Council President to win her affection. There’s only one problem: she’s decided to run against him. Not wanting to lose his chance to win her heart, Emilio devises a risky plan that could backfire if his diabolical principal finds out about it.

Additional Details: Released in 2006, "Casi Casi" features a talented cast including Marian Pabon, Mario Pabón, and Irene Sofia Lucio. The film offers a comedic yet insightful look at the trials of adolescence and high school dynamics. It has been well-received for its relatable characters and engaging plot. The DVD includes Spanish audio with English subtitles, making it an ideal resource for language learners.

Suggested Dates for Classroom Use:

  • February 14: Valentine's Day, exploring themes of teenage crushes and romance
  • April 1: April Fool's Day, focusing on the comedic elements of the film
  • June 12: World Day Against Child Labour, discussing the ambitions and challenges of young people
  • October 5: World Teachers' Day, appreciating the role of educators in students' lives

Conclusion: Using "Casi Casi" in your classroom not only enhances language skills but also provides insights into themes of ambition, friendship, and the social intricacies of high school life. This lesson plan includes structured activities, discussion questions, and cultural notes to enrich the learning experience. Created for teachers, by teachers, our comprehensive lesson plans ensure you have all the resources needed for an engaging and educational classroom experience. IMDB

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Director: Jaime Vallés, Tony Vallés

Cast: Marian Pabon, Mario Pabón, Irene Sofia Lucio

Audio: Spanish soundtrack with English subtitles.

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