Exploring English: Language and Culture

Genevieve White, British Council

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On this course, you will learn about British life and culture, and improve your English language skills and knowledge.

Through short videos, you will learn about different popular culture topics as well as ways of life in the UK, including English as a global language, the countryside, music, and literature. Filmed in Great Britain, these videos will help you to develop your listening skills as you watch authentic examples of people speaking English. You will also examine some of the language used in the videos and analyse its use and learn how to use it again in practice.

The course draws on the British Council’s expertise in online learning. It is one of two courses from its Exploring English course collection.

You can find out more about this course in Chris Cavey’s post for the FutureLearn blog: 3 tips for getting the most out of Exploring English.

This course is for non-native English speakers who have studied English to around intermediate level (approximately B1 on the CEFR).

Dates:
  • 9 September 2019
  • 26 November 2018
  • 18 June 2018
  • 3 April 2017
  • 12 September 2016
  • 6 June 2016
  • 22 February 2016
  • 22 June 2015
  • 2 February 2015
  • 1 September 2014
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