Creative Writing

Creative Writing

In these sessions, students are provided with resources so they can enjoy writing and improve their skills to express themselves properly in Catalan. In addition to improving their writing skills, they study fragments of literary works and develop their imagination.

Furthermore, reading texts aloud helps each student to overcome their shyness, consequently losing the restraint that initially held them back.

AIMED TOWARDS

The target group is made up of students who have at least passed Intermediate level 2 and people who do not attend CPNL courses but have reached an equivalent level (verifiable by a certificate, a placement test, etc.).

GENERAL OBJECTIVE OF THE COURSE

We can therefore structure the objectives in six points:

1. Losing the fear of writing

2. Developing creativity

3. Experimenting with various creative processes

4. Sharing texts and getting to know the opinions of other colleagues

5. Recognising the different types of text

6. Working on some grammatical and vocabulary aspects related to writing.

CONTENT

- Automatic writing and free writing. Creative writing

- Literary language and oral language

- Textual properties

- The micro-story. Texts by Pere Calders

- The anacoluthon

- Cruel literature: What is it?

- Pronouns

- The combination of weak pronouns

- Construction of a short story

- Suspense and thriller narrative. Features

- Punctuation. Overview of punctuation marks

- Punctuation: the comma

- Creation of a suspense-filled horror story, based on some set phrases. The end of a case

- Creation of a suspense or thriller story. Family secrets. Organisation of a text

- Description of different environments and landscapes

- Colour as an expressive resource in the description of environments

- Prepositions and conjunctions

- Landscape and mood

- The literary point of view. The different narrators

- Synonyms and antonyms

- The different versions of a text. Creation of texts changing the point of view of the narration.

LENGTH

20 hours