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Facultatea de Drept

Curs Cultur i civilizaie britanic n limba englez


Lector dr. Bradea Livia-Otilia
Regimul cursului: opional nenominalizat
Durata cursului: 1 semestru, sem. 2; 2h curs / sptmna;
Grup int: studenii anului 2, Condiionri: nivel intrare: B2, Credite: 4 /sem.
Descriere/obiective: Tematica cuprinde subiecte de istorie, geografie, instituii, via politic i social
tradiii, cultur i art. Prezentarea cursului se face n PowerPoint cu folosirea unui bogat material
video i a unor materiale multiplicate cu informaii adecvate pentru studiu individual.
Scopul final: dezvoltarea unei gndiri creative asupra proceselor i fenomenelor sociale i politice,
culturale i de mentalitate n cadrul naiunii britanice, inclusiv pe aceast cale aprofundarea
limbii engleze n vederea participrii la testul final de Competne lingvistic.

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Introducing Great Britain. Diversity of nature, landscape, regions, architecture, culture and traditions,
heritage, symbols, literature and music, food and drinks, sports...
The History of Great Britain. Prehistory, the Celts, the Roman occupation. Roman towns Chester
and Bath. Anglo-Saxons, Vikings and Normans. The Middle Ages. Historical towns: Canterbury and
York. Medieval literature: Geoffrey Chaucer Tudor England. Henry VIII. Elizabeth the 1 st . The World of
Shakespeare The Stuarts and the Civil War The Georgians. Architecture, Literature and Fashion in the
Georgian period. The Victorians. Charles Dickens and the Victorian Society
Crown and Country. The relationship between the Monarchy and the Country. Royal traditions, state
events, Royal Pagentry. The Government. The Parliament. The Judiciary. The Commonwealth.
Education in Great Britain.The educational system. Primary and secondary education. Higher
education. Medieval Universities: Oxford and Cambridge. Medieval universities vs. Red brick universities.
Religion in Great Britain. The Church of England. Church architecture. Famous churches: the
Canterbury Cathedral. The head of the Anglican Church. Canterburys past: Thomas Becket, the Black
Prince.
A Picture of England seen through the eyes of artists, writers, composers. (Turner, Constable, Thomas
Hardy a.s.o.). The Lake District and Wales.
London Seat of Kings. History of London (Roman L., Medieval L., Elisabethan L., London during the
Civil War, Georgian L., Victorian L., London between the Two World Wars, Post-War L.).
Famous History and Civilization Museums: The British Museum.
A Portrait of Scotland. The wonders of Scotland: lochs, glens, mountains and rivers. Scottish history.
Castles. Cities and towns. Scottish symbols: bag pipes, clans, tartans, kilts, music, Scotch whisky.
Edinburgh Scotlands Capital. Exploring the historical city. The Dark Ages Citadel. The Medieval
Royal Mile. The Georgian New Town. Present day Edinburg. Festivals. The Military Tattoo. Culture and
Arts. Characters of Edinburgh. Rosslyn Chapel and the Da Vinci Code.
A Portrait of Ireland. Provinces of Ireland. Landscape. Magnificent natural locations. History of Ireland:
prehistoric I., ancient Celtic cities, Celtic Christianity, Anglo-Norman I., Protestant Conquest, Georgian I.,
Famine and Emigration. War of Independence. Modern Ireland. Architecture. Literary Ireland.
Irish Cities. Dublin the great history and culture of Dublins Fair City. Famous historical places with
magnificent architecture. Belfast the fascinating story of Belfasts early history. (Celts, Normans, Scots,
English, religious conflicts, people and events)
The Magic of Ireland: Irish myths and legends (best loved stories, beauty spots, legendary places). Irish
people and their rich cultural heritage: local traditions, festivals, traditional crafts, music, dance. The taste
of Ireland: national dishes and drinks. Irish pubs.

Studenii care doresc s frecventeze acest curs trebuie s-l menioneze in Contractul de studii pe sem. II la secretariatul Facultii.Pentru
detalii folosii: email bradealivia@yahoo.com sau la tel. 0744 450503.