The discipline of Language, Literature and Cultural Studies is concerned with the relation and interaction between Language and Literature in a certain Cultural environment.
Language studies or linguistics is a science that tackles language from the perspective of structure, form, meaning and context, while literature is the art of the written composition, divided in poetry, prose and theatre. The complex discipline of Language, Literature and Cultural Studies aims at enabling the student to build a deep understanding of a culture based on the language and literature of that culture. Language and literature are both a very powerful expression tools and they offer insight into the building elements of a culture, the particular characteristics of a society or social group in terms of spirituality, intellect, emotion and physical environment. These two forms of expression are some of the strongest transmission channels of the cultural heritage of a society and researching those helps understand the drivers and mechanisms of the culture in question.
This fascinating discipline helps to understand and value the cultural diversity of the human society that is becoming more and more globalized and detached to specific culture. Being aware of the different cultural backgrounds of the members of our cross-cultural environment helps not only preserve the valuable artefacts and manifestations of that culture, but also to better communicate and cooperate in our day to day activity.
In the course 'Discover Dutch: Dutch Language and Culture', you will learn to speak and understand the Dutch language at a basic level (CEFR A1).
The English Literature A Level course will open up the world of classic and contemporary literature, helping you to become a confident reader of a range of texts and improving your ability to respond to and analyse what you read. Studying English literature broadens your horizons intellectually and career-wise, as it helps you to develop valuable analytical and expressive skills that are highly prized by any employer.
The English Language A Level is a key asset if you are interested in any career that involves written and spoken communication and a comprehensive grasp of the English language. English is the number one language in the world of business and knowing how to convey your thoughts effectively and having the skills to understand nuance and subtleties in English can set you apart in the jobs market. An English A Level can also be essential for entry to many university courses.
FUBiS offers German language classes on up to five different levels of proficiency. FUBiS German language courses are university level courses that focus on the development of language competence in writing, reading, listening and speaking. All courses adhere to the European Frame of Reference.
The course will introduce the basics of the European Union and describe and explain the processes of widening and deepening of this unique political entity. This will cover an overview of European Union history, its evolution in economic and political terms as well as of its institutional structure up to today.
Students who participate in this program will have a very unique opportunity to explore the rich Russian culture and learn about the Ural Region and Ekaterinburg (Yekaterinburg), Russia while learning about theories and applications in Business promotion via the Internet a core and behavioral course.
This course is designed specifically to help engineers and scientists develop better strategies for organizing, displaying and presenting complex data in ways that facilitate understanding in non-expert audiences. The course will apply current research from cognitive/learning sciences and technical communication, to present strategies for adapting complex information based on insights from these areas.
IELTS Master Plus contains all the comprehensive content of IELTS Master, plus personalised assessment and feedback from qualified IELTS instructors.
The Macquarie University IELTS Test Centre offers three interactive online IELTS preparation courses. Each course is full of useful test tips, online activities and IELTS practice tests that cover all four IELTS modules.
IELTS Express is a fast online preparation course for the IELTS test. Our easy to use, step by step course takes 45 days to complete, covering all four IELTS modules. With over 100 activities and approximately 200 study pages, IELTS Express will boost your confidence and help improve your IELTS score.
English language summer school for groups Our General English course in Scotland is for groups of 10 or more and provides an excellent opportunity to experience a taste of Scottish life and culture while improving your English language skills and confidence in spoken communication.
A short, intensive preparation course for students due to start their course in September Academically qualified students who have already been accepted into a University undergraduate or postgraduate course can use this course to improve their English quickly. Eligible students will receive a joint CAS for their Pre-sessional English course and GCU programme.