Regions in the UK - Music and Culture

Ref: C3841564

This course explores the music and culture of some of the different regions that make up the UK. It will promote not only the music and culture but also explore old traditions, dialects and culinary topics that are typical of some of the regions of the UK. The course will also focus on developing students' skills using the English language to develop their English skills through speaking and listening, writing and actively joining in discussions about some of the regions of the UK.

Additional information about this course

Bespoke course for adults attending Oakfield Day Service provision

Course aim

The main aim of this course is to develop the students' knowledge about the music and culture of some of the regions in the United Kingdom.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for students who attend a specific centre only. For more information please call 0300 303 3464

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Name at least 2 regions that make up the UK
  • Identify a particular tradition in 1 region of the UK
  • Name traditional dishes that are typical in 2 regions of the UK
  • Listen to 2 pieces of music and identify whereabouts in the UK they could originate from

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

Regions in the UK - Music and Culture Course Outline

Is this course right for me? Request more information

If you don't have a pin, please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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