British Culture and Society

This course is for any Falmouth University or University of Exeter (Cornwall) students or staff whose first language is not English. The course provides opportunities for language development by exploring a different aspect of British society and institutions each week. It will help you to develop your language skills in social situations, and increase your knowledge of British culture and society.


Classes are every Thursday 4.30 - 6.00pm in Tremough House seminar Y, starting on January 26th.

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Indicative course content

British design icons

Sport and the British

Agriculture and the countryside

The Monarchy

The love of all things weather related

The British political system

The history and social role of pubs

Myths and legends

Christmas traditions and celebrations