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British Culture for Teachers

As an international teacher it is essential to have a good understanding of British culture.

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On this interactive programme you will gain deeper knowledge of British life, language and culture and learn about the key principles of teaching in an English language teaching setting.

York campus

Course overview

This course aims to increase your awareness of British culture and offers you the opportunity to practice your English. While you're with us you'll gain a wider understanding of the key issues in teaching in an English language teaching setting.

Your classes will take place on our city centre campus, located just minutes from the historic city of York, meaning that throughout your stay you'll be fully immersed in British culture. By the end of the course you'll be a more confident and competent user of the English language. 

To further enhance your experience and learning, classroom training will be supplemented by at least three guest speakers from various sectors in the local community. We can also arrange for the group to visit places of interest in and around York.  



You will study a number of subjects during this course, including:

  • authentic modern English 
  • issues of class and gender in British society 
  • youth culture 
  • changes in education and how this affects parents, teachers and students
  • crime, subculture and the disadvantaged 
  • stereotypes of Britain and the British 
  • multiculturalism in Britain 
  • the relationship between language and culture 
  • political correctness 
  • British humour

Get in touch

For more information about the course, including prices, or to register your interest, please contact us. 

+44(1904) 876693 

Fees and funding


Due to the nature of this course being bespoke to the needs of the students, please get in touch with us to discuss dates and fees. 


+44(1904) 876693 


This course qualifies for Erasmus funding. Your institution can apply for Erasmus+ funding for our teacher training courses. Check with your institution to see if they have already received a grant. You can find out more on the Erasmus+ website.

Entry requirements

To participate in this programme you should have an upper-intermediate and above level of English (B2+).

Why choose us?

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