Acquainting the students with basic characteristics, specific historical, social, political, and cultural circumstances, as well as culture, arts, tradition, education system, and customs of Britain and other anglophone countries (the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South African Republic).
Basic aspects of civilisation and culture in the English-speaking countries:
- Location and geography.
- People. Population and migrations through history.
- A brief outline of history of English-speaking countries.
- Social, political, and legal systems.
- Religion and customs.
- The arts.
- Everyday and family life. World-views, self-perception, mentality.
- The phenomenon of 'Britishness' or 'Englishness', as well as the sense of identity
among the population of former British colonies and dominions.
- Historical, political, and cultural connections with European and other countries.
- Similarities and differences between English-speaking countries.Some of their
peculiarities and common features.
- The prevalence of English as a major global language due to political and cultural