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Advanced Spanish: Protest song
Advanced Spanish: Protest song

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Advanced Spanish: Protest song


In this free course, Advanced Spanish: Protest song, which is taught in Spanish, you will study the origins of protest songs, paying special attention to Cuba, Spain, Uruguay and Argentina. The course looks at the international context in the late 1960s when protest songs emerged, for example, in Cuba with the Nueva Trova movement. You will also look at one of the Nueva Trova’s songs and learn about other songwriters behind the movement and their songs, such as Te recuerdo, Amanda by Víctor Jara from Chile and A desalambrar, by Daniel Viglietti from Uruguay. There’s also the opportunity to consolidate grammar points such as passive constructions and concessive subordinates, and to practise the skill of identifying key information to produce an outline.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course L314 A buen puerto: advanced Spanish [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] , which is taught in Spanish.