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Exploring English

English: the global language Music: making a difference Countryside: a green and pleasant land Literature: books and identity Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more This course is for non-native English speakers who have studied English to around intermediate level (approximately B1 on the CEFR). You can use the hashtag #FLlearnenglish to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • Why is English so widely used?
  • How does technology help you learn?
  • Language focus: passives
  • Useful expressions
  • What does British music mean to you?
  • Music and society
  • Language focus: clauses
  • What do people think about the British countryside?
  • A visit to the Lake District in north-west England
  • A look at the different parts of the UK
  • Language focus: description
  • British literature
  • Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre
  • Anniversaries in British literature
  • Language focus: comparatives and superlatives

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Rating 3.8 based on 15 ratings
Length 4 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts Jan 20 (134 weeks ago)
Cost $59
From British Council via FutureLearn
Instructors Chris Cavey, Neil McLaren, Tina Pole, David Lewis, Genevieve White, Sally T
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Language English
Subjects Languages Humanities
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Rating 3.8 based on 15 ratings
Length 4 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts Jan 20 (134 weeks ago)
Cost $59
From British Council via FutureLearn
Instructors Chris Cavey, Neil McLaren, Tina Pole, David Lewis, Genevieve White, Sally T
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Languages Humanities
Tags Languages & Cultures

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