Society and Culture of English-Speaking Countries
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Course title in Estonian
Ingliskeelsete maade ühiskond ja kultuur
Course title in English
Society and Culture of English-Speaking Countries
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approximate amount of contact lessons
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lecturer of 2020/2021  Autumn semester
Helis Rõuk (inglise keel) tavaline kursus
lecturer of 2020/2021  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To give an overview of the main events and developments of English-speaking countries in historical and cultural context.
Brief description of the course
The course gives an overview of most important historical events in connection with the developments in societies and cultures. Independent reading of lecture materials and literature.
Learning outcomes in the course
Knowledge about most important historical events, people, places, dates, etc. The students are capable to analyse historical events in a broader cultural context.
Helis Rõuk
Replacement literature
O’Driscoll, J. 2003. Britain; T.-M.-Loko. 2005. Let us explore the British Isles ; Crystal, D. 2010. Evolving English. One language, many voices. The British Library ; American Life and Institutions. USIS;
Materjalid veebikeskkonnas.