English & British Culture

This fascinating course is ideally suited to people who would like to learn about what makes British people ‘tick.’

It gives you an insight into the culture, through the use of podcasts, cinema, comedy and newspaper and magazine features. You will look at fashion, music, food and anything relevant to British people today. The course also focuses on British English and how it reflects the culture.

Core texts for this course include Britain, the country and its people by James O’Driscoll, which covers all aspects of British life from the government to sport, The English: A Portrait of a People by Jeremy Paxman and Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson.