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Exploring English - Language and Culture

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3 months
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43 USD/module
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About

This Exploring English - Language and Culture course at FutureLearn from the British Council will deepen your understanding of the culture and history of the UK and also help you improve your English and give you opportunities to practise at every step.

Overview

The three courses in the Exploring English - Language and Culture course at FutureLearn look at some aspects of modern British culture as well as looking back to some of the roots of British culture in the work of William Shakespeare and in Magna Carta, the foundation of our modern democracy.

Over the three courses you will hear authentic English in interviews with people across the UK, you’ll do language activities based on the English you hear and you’ll share your own thoughts, experiences and opinions at every step.

Key skills you will learn

  • Learn about the life and works of William Shakespeare.
  • Universal themes in Shakespeare's work
  • Shakespeare's influence on the English language
  • Find out about contemporary UK culture
  • Watch videos and listen to authentic English in use
  • English language practice activities
  • Find out how Magna Carta influenced the course of history

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Language and Culture
  • Shakespeare
  • Magna Carta
  • Key information

    Duration

    • Part-time
      • 3 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

    Language

    English

    Delivered

    Online
    • Self-paced

    Academic requirements

    We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

    English requirements

    We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • This ExpertTrack is aimed at non-native English speakers who want to improve their English while learning about British culture. There are no formal requirements, though it would best suit those with intermediate English language skills; B1 on the CEFR or equivalent. The courses are delivered in English, including course materials, and interaction with tutors and other learners.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      43 USD/module
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 43 USD per module during 3 months.
    • National

      43 USD/module
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 43 USD per module during 3 months.

    Tuition per month.

    Price range in different currencies: £36 / $39 / €36

    Funding

    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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