Faculties and centres
This subject explores the main cultural manifestations of the United Kingdom and the United States, examining the principal geographical and social features, as well as the events and processes that have shaped the social and cultural development of both these English-speaking countries since 1945.
General Competences (CG)
Specific Competences (CE)
1. To strengthen one's active and passive English language skills by studying the culture of English-speaking countries.
2. To put into practice the knowledge acquired in the theory classes and other learning activities in oral presentations and debates.
3. To describe, analyze and contrast the geographical and social diversity of the United Kingdom and the United States, as well as the main issues that concern their citizens.
4. To describe and analyze the main events and processes that have determined the social and cultural development of the United Kingdom and the United States.
5. To organize and process information and ideas about the culture of the United Kingdom and the United States, and expound these ideas in a critical manner in written and spoken English.
6. To understand and value the importance of culture in the study of English language and literature.