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    The readings are all included in the BBN/BBI/OT-ANG 271/273 electronic Anthology of Readings made available on the DELP Course Materials site:

    The course handouts are also available at that site. To access the materials the caesar username and password are needed. (These are the ones most ELTE students and staff use for accessing the WiFi on the Campus.)

    1. Cultural Studies (1)
                - interpretations of 'culture'
                - key concepts in cultural studies      

    Readings:Moran, P. (2001). Teaching Culture. Perspectives in Practice. Boston: Heinle & Heinle. (Chapter 3:pp 23-32)

    Williams, R. (1983). Keywords - A vocabulary of culture and society. London: Flamingo. (‘Culture’: pp.87-93)
    2. Cultural Studies (2)
                - the origins and approaches of cultural studies
                - important themes in cultural studies in English speaking cultures
    Kellner, D. (n.d.) Cultural Studies and Ethics. Encyclopaedia article

    3. UK – Geography

    - parts of the British Isles and their relevance on cultural identity;
    - Canals, Coal, Cotton, Countryside, Coastline – their economic and social relevance
    O'Driscoll, J. (1995). Britain: The country and its people: an introduction for learners of English. Oxford: Oxford
    University Press. (pp.31-40).
    4. UK – Identity
                - identity and culture
    - facets of ‘Englishness’
    Blanchard, J. (2018). Playbook Roadtrip: Notes from Beyond Westminster. Politico Europe, 4 September
    Oakland, J. (Ed.). (2001). Contemporary Britain: A Survey with Texts. London and New York: Routledge.
    Chapter 3, National Identities, pp. 68-99.
    Rice-Oxley, M. (2018). Grenfell: the 72 victims, their lives, loves and losses. The Guardian, 14 May, 2018.
    Wales Online (2006). Aberfan: The Aftermath. 21 October, 2006 Retrieved from
    5. US - American Culture and American Regionalism
                - symbols of American identity
                - traditions and social facets of US regions
    Gastil, R.D.(1990). Cultural Regions of America. In L.S. Luetke.(Ed.), Making America:The Society and Culture of the United
    States. Washington, D.C.: United States Information Agency. (pp.121-132).
    6. US - Core Values
                - the roots of some of the most important American core values
                - the effect of American values on society
    - the effect of American values on communication style
    Althen, G. & Bennett, J. (2011). American ways – A cultural guide to the United States. Boston: Intercultural Press.
    (Chapter 1. American values and assumptions. pp. 3-26.)
    7. US - A Changing Culture: Capturing some tension points
                - immigration and multiculturalism
                - tension points in a changing culture
    Singer, A. (2008). Twenty-first century gateways: an introduction. In: A. Singer, S. Hardwick & C, Brettell (Eds.) Twenty-First
    Century Gateways: Immigrant Incorporation in Suburban America. Brookings Institution Press. (pp. 3-9 and Notes pp. 22-24).
    8. AUS - Nature and People
                - symbols of Australian identity
                - the effects of population policies on Australia
                - the evolution of attitudes to Aborigines
    Flood, J. (2006). The original Australians - Story of the Aboriginal People. Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. Chapter 8. Resilience.
    (pp. 234-264).
    9. AUS - Social Issues, Language and Arts
                - the effects of Australian values on society
                - Australia and Britain
                - Australian English
    Aitkin, D. (2005). What is it all for? The reshaping of Australia. Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. Chapter 8. Who are we and what are we
    becoming? (pp.213-234).
    10. Canada - Profiles of a country
      - facets and symbols of Canadian identity
      - social issues in Canada
    Kuffert, L. (2003). A commentary on some aspects of Canadian culture. In Pryke, Kenneth G., and Soderlund,Walter C., (Eds.), (2003).
    Profiles of Canada (3rd ed.). Toronto: Canadian Scholar's Press. (pp.97-115).


    11. Canada - Multicultural Canada
      - minorities and ethnic groups
      - social issues related to ethnic groups
    Kelly, J. (1990). We are all in the Ojibway circle. In M. Ondaatje (Ed.), The Faber book of contemporary Canadian short stories
    (pp.579-590).London/Boston: Faber and Faber.

    Cardinal, H. (1992). A Canadian - what the hell it's all about. In D.D. Moses & T. Goldie (Eds.), An anthology of Canadian native literature in English (pp. 188-194). Toronto: Oxford University Press.

    12. Intercultural Communication

                - culture: products, practices, people, communities, perspectives
    - culture learning and the stages of acculturation
                - the intercultural speaker and intercultural competence
    Barrett, M., Byram, M., Lázár, I., Mompoint-Gaillard, P. and Philippou, S. (2014). Developing intercultural competence through education.
    Pestalozzi Series No. 3. Strasbourg: Council of Europe.  Chapter 1: What is intercultural competence? (pp.13-17).

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