Language, Life and Culture in the UK Today

In the modern society of the United Kingdom, examine the connection between language and culture, update your English, and enhance your cultural awareness.

Apart from the fact that these courses have set start dates throughout the year, they are eligible for EU funding through Erasmus+ scholarships until the end of 2020.

Sessions include cultural awareness, English language development, stereotypes and class structure, formality and informality, current affairs, British customs, regionalism and multiculturalism, and visual and performing arts.

Language, Life and Culture in the UK Today

Hours per course21 + weekly cultural and social activities
Class Size16 maximum, 10 average
Minimum age25
Maximum ageThere is no maximum age.
Language LevelIntermediate (CEFR Level B1) or above
Course Length1 week

Course content includes:

  • When you read a web page, the context of the page is typically straightforward enough to understand.
  • Take a trip back in time with this guided historical tour of Oxford.
  • a college tour led by an Oxford University alumnus
  • a bit of socializing with instructors
  • Computer facilities and WiFi access are available.
  • tea and coffee will be available.
  • The provider of the program is ready to furnish you with a certificate attesting to the number of sessions you have completed as part of your training.

Participants in the course are each required to complete a Pre-Course survey. The Course Tutor designs the curriculum to match the group’s specific needs. On the first morning, the course topic is outlined and discussed, and it is subsequently modified as necessary.

In your free time

Summer courses sometimes include visits to outdoor Shakespeare productions in Oxford Castle or on a college garden. During other seasons, course participants frequently go to plays or concerts in theaters and music venues across the city.

Course tutors

Participants will learn in an engaging, hands-on way and will receive one-on-one instruction from knowledgeable tutors who have considerable experience instructing English as a foreign language and teacher training. They’ll use a mix of online and offline resources to develop a dynamic, professional, and encouraging learning atmosphere that is both useful and relevant.