BABritish Society and Culture

Credit points: 3
Contact hours: 60
Type: Practical Classes


Mojca Belak, MA
Anamarija Šporčič, PhD, Teaching Assistant

Course Description

Aims and Specific Competences:

  • intercultural awareness
  • studying British and Slovenian culture on various levels of awareness
  • working on the four skills: reading, listening, writing and speaking

Course Content:

Stereotypes, British humour, the Monarchy, selected chapters from British history, British media, education, social classes, religious and racial issues, England, Wales, Ireland, Scotland

Course Literature:

  • Fox, K. 2004. Watching the English. London: Hodder & Stoughton. Pp. 416.
  • Paxman, J. 1998. The English, a Portrait of a People. London: Michael Joseph. Pp: 266.
  • Šabec, N., D. Limon. 2001. Across Cultures. Maribor: Založba Obzorja. Pp. 197.



The final mark is comprised of the following: test, written assignment and oral presentation.

Grading scale of 6-10 (pass) and 1-5 (fail), in accordance with the Statutes of the University of Ljubljana and with the examination system of the Faculty of Arts.