Language and Culture of English-Speaking People

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LANGUAGE AND CULTURE OF ENGLISH-SPEAKING PEOPLE
I. Chapter 1 – This is Britain ..........................................................................................................................5 1. This is Britain ........................................................................................................................................................ 5 1.1. On identity....................................................................................................................................................... 5 Culture ..................................................................................................................................................................... 5 Cultural studies ........................................................................................................................................................ 5 Historical landmarks of Great Britain ....................................................................................................................... 6 1.1.1. 1.1.2. 1.1.3.

1.2. 1.3.

Institutions and symbols ................................................................................................................................. 7 Historical landmarks of Great-Britain .............................................................................................................. 8 The flag.................................................................................................................................................................... 8 Some literature and films ......................................................................................................................................... 8

1.3.1. 1.3.2.

1.4. 1.5. 1.6.

Brithishness .................................................................................................................................................... 9 Devolution....................................................................................................................................................... 9 Immigration and multiculturalism .................................................................................................................. 10

II.
1.

Chapter 2 : Politics & Society .................................................................................................................11 Politics and Society............................................................................................................................................ 11 1.1. Northern Ireland............................................................................................................................................ 11 Devolution.............................................................................................................................................................. 11 The Anglo-Irish war................................................................................................................................................ 11 1.1.1. 1.1.2.

1.2. 1.3.

British institutions.......................................................................................................................................... 13 British Politics at home ................................................................................................................................. 15 Conservatives ........................................................................................................................................................ 15 New Labour ........................................................................................................................................................... 16 Liberal Democrats.................................................................................................................................................. 16

1.3.1. 1.3.2. 1.3.3.

1.4.

Branding –...
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