|During and (especially) at the end of the course, it is expected that the students know how...
- to approach the world of linguistic and cultural varieties of English from an ethical and postcolonial
point of view;
- to analyze the socio-cultural, political, economic and military issues surrounding the expansion of the English language and its consequences (e.g. capitalism, colonialism, globalization, and migration);
- to locate the geographical regions and/or countries of the varieties of English worldwide;
- to familiarize themselves with the main cultural characteristics (history, literature, religion, customs, etc.) of the regions and/or countries mentioned;
- to identify the phonological, morphological, and lexical characteristics of the different varieties;
- to recognize the varieties of English regarding gender, class, age, ethnicity, profession, etc.