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BRITISH CULTURE

British Culture

Experience British culture with Discovery Summer


What do you think of when you hear "British culture"?

Drinking tea, fish & chips, queuing, being on time?

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Leeds Castle

Excursion - Leeds Castle

Ceilidh

Evening Activity - Ceilidh, traditional dancing

Excursion - Tower Bridge

Cooking

Afternoon Activity - Cooking British food

BRITISH CULTURE + DISCOVERY SUMMER

Throughout your stay with Discovery Summer, you'll be learning about authentic British culture every day and what better way to do this than among your new English friends?

How will you experience British culture with Discovery Summer?

As part of your day-to-day life, you will be listening to spoken English; testing your skills each time you have a meal, chatting with your new friends or buying souvenirs!

IN THE CLASSROOM

British Culture

There are so many opportunities to explore British culture in and outside the classroom.

You might be researching British kings and queens in your Skills class, designing and building a London landmark in your English Workshop and visiting an iconic location on excursion.

What better way to be learn about England than with your new English friends, our English Student Hosts.


ACTIVITIES + EXCURSIONS

  • Host a traditional tea party
  • Take part in a British summer fete
  • Learn to play traditional British sports
  • Visit famous landmarks all over the UK and learn about their place in British History



ENGLISH STUDENT HOSTS

Student Hosts

Learn colloquial English and improve your fluency by socialising with our residential English Student Hosts and working with them in class. You'll find out about British popular culture, colloquial slang and how we do things. They can also help you settle into your daily routine in England!



WHAT ELSE WILL YOU DISCOVER?

British food: enjoy a roast dinner, fish & chips, afternoon tea or strawberries & cream!
British locations: enjoy the atmosphere of Covent Garden, the bright lights of Oxford Street or the bustle of the Trafford Centre in Manchester
British history: step back in time at famous historical landmarks, visit fantastic museums and royal palaces, and explore some of England's historic cities
British popular culture: try to solve mysteries like Sherlock Holmes, experience the magic of Harry Potter at the Warner Bros studios or chat about the latest music with your new British friends

HISTORICAL TIMELINE