Anglais : Social Issues in the UK and the USA

Crédit : 4 ECTS
Langue du cours : anglais
Niveau : A2-Intermédiaire ou de survie

Volume horaire

  • CM : 36 h
  • Travail personnel : 36 h

Compétences à acquérir

The aim of the course is to enable students to read and discuss academic texts by English-speaking authors in social sciences, and to enhance their oral and writing skills in English.

Description du contenu de l'enseignement

Key social scientists, social research and theories from the English-speaking world will be studied through reading, analysing and discussing academic texts. Documentary and fiction films on social and political issues in the UK and the US will be used to develop students’ listening skills and to foster discussion and cross-cultural comparison. The course will focus on a variety of topics within sociology, social policy and political science.
Students will be expected to perfect their vocabulary in qualitative and quantitative analysis, sociological and political idioms, and to learn to express themselves with an academic standard of English.

Mode de contrôle des connaissances

  • Continuous assessment (Presentation, tests, participation) : 50%
  • Final exam : 50%

Pré-requis recommandés

Basic knowledge of sociology and political science.

Pré-requis obligatoires

Intermediate level in oral and written English.

Enseignant responsable


Année universitaire 2017 - 2018 - Fiche modifiée le : 15-06-2018 (10H10) - Sous réserve de modification.