Bend It Like Beckham Discussion Questions

Instructor: Christopher Muscato

Chris has a master's degree in history and teaches at the University of Northern Colorado.

These questions can be used with either the film or novel 'Bend It Like Beckham', and will help your students to engage more deeply with the characters, plot, and themes.

Bend It Like Beckham

Bend It Like Beckham is best known as the 2002 film directed by Gurinder Chadha, but it also exists in a novel form written by Narinder Dhami. In both cases, the story follows an Indian-English girl as she navigates her love of football (soccer) and the expectations of her culture and family in the process. These questions can be used with either the film or the book and can help your students engage with the story on a deeper level.

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