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
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- Language and Culture
- 3 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International43 USD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 43 USD per module during 3 months.
National43 USD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 43 USD per module during 3 months.
Tuition per month.
Price range in different currencies: £36 / $39 / €36
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