Set design (B2)
Spanish writing exercise


Do you know about set design? In this exercise you'll practise the passive voice with simple tenses, purpose subordinate clauses introduced by "para que" and El Imperfecto de Subjuntivo in hypothetical clauses followed by El Condicional Simple.

Pay attention to the hints! Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "scenic space", "to visualise", "to define (meaning)", "lighting", "characterisation", "sensation (feelings, emotions)" and "monotonous".

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Could you explain the concept of set design? This applies to the technique of design and decoration of scenic spaces which make it possible to realistically visualise a place where the action takes place. Set design is also defined as the collection of elements that include the lighting, the characterisation of the characters, the set and props. If all these elements were not used correctly, the public would not experience emotions and the performances would be monotonous. To make the set design a success, its items have to be arranged within a context. Now you will pay more attention when you watch television or a play.

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