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Aspects of Anglophone Culture

Code: 204249
ECTS: 2.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Gloria Vickov
Lecturers: pred. Paula Jurišić - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 15
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
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.
- Education.
- 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
influences.
Literature:
  1. Skripta: Kompilacija tekstova vezanih uz povijest i kulturu anglofonih zemalja
Optional literature:
  1. O'Driscoll, James: Britain. The country and its people: an introduction for learners of English.
7. semester
MODUL 1: Rano učenje stranoga jezika (7. semestar) - Regular studij - Integrated Undergraduate and Graduate University Programme in Teacher Education
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