Civilisation of the English-speaking countries : cultural aspects

lgerm1325  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Civilisation of the English-speaking countries : cultural aspects
5.00 credits
30.0 h

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2021-2022
De Bruyn Ben;
Level B2 of the Common Europea Framework of Reference for Languages
Main themes
The course studies the major cultural, artistic and political trends and developments in the countries that have English as a principal language (intellectual life, visual arts, music, architecture, etc.).
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 General survey of the cultural developments of the English-speaking countries.
By the end of the course, students are expected to have acquired an understanding of the culture of the countries where English is a major language.
This course provides an overview of British cultural history by summarizing the histories of England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland; by sketching the history of British painting; and by exploring several themes that play a crucial role in the history of England and beyond, including Brexit and the British Empire.
Teaching methods
Lectures, PowerPoint presentations, course notes.
Evaluation methods
Written exam based on the lectures and lecture slides.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures : General

Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures: German, Dutch and English

Minor in English Studies