1: Small Islands - Big Horizons: UK History

London, 18th century

Competence aims in focus:

The aims of the studies are to enable students to:

  • elaborate on and discuss how key historical events and processes have affected the development of British society
  • elaborate on and discuss linguistically demanding texts
  • use suitable language appropriate to the situation in a variety of oral and written genres
  • produce texts in a variety of genres with clear content, appropriate style, good structure, and usage that is precise and accurate
  • interpret a selection from British literature from the 1900s up to the present

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An Englishman Plays Risk

Irish comedians Foil, Arms and Hogg take a peak at the history of invasions.

Andrew Marr: The Making of Modern Britain (BBC)

In the first of a six-part series, Andrew Marr revisits Britain at the dawn of the 20th century. If you enjoy it, other episodes are available on Youtube.