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  • How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Brideshead
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    08 Nov 2017

  • How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War?

    How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Brideshead
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Nov 2017
    A meeting at a convalescence hospital brought together three men whose war poetry shaped how we view the First World War.
  • Hallowain't III: Thorny devil Creative commons image Icon Bäras under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Hallowain't III: Thorny devil

    It's a spiky devil. It's also known as a dragon. So is it a dragon from hell? No.

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    31 Oct 2017

  • Hallowain't III: Thorny devil

    Hallowain't III: Thorny devil Creative commons image Icon Bäras under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 Oct 2017
    It's a spiky devil. It's also known as a dragon. So is it a dragon from hell? No.
  • Learning How To Learn: Words from the Wise Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public Domain

    Learning How To Learn: Words from the Wise

    By Dr David Hann

    Considering distance learning? Be inspired by some of the world's greatest writers, philosophers and leaders...

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    11 Oct 2017

  • Learning How To Learn: Words from the Wise

    Learning How To Learn: Words from the Wise Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public Domain
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    Considering distance learning? Be inspired by some of the world's greatest writers, philosophers and leaders throughout history with these reflective quotes...
  • Why do Taylor Swift & Sylvia Plath have more in common than you might think? Creative commons image Icon Eva Rinaldi under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    20 Sep 2017

  • Why do Taylor Swift & Sylvia Plath have more in common than you might think?

    Why do Taylor Swift & Sylvia Plath have more in common than you might think? Creative commons image Icon Eva Rinaldi under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Sep 2017
    Eleanor Spencer-Regan explores the common thread between Look What You Made Me Do and Lady Lazarus
  • Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh Creative commons image Icon Thomas Heylen under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh

    By Eleanor Byrne

    There's an introduction to satire tucked inside the bear of very little brain. Eleanor Byrne takes us deeper into...

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  • Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh

    Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh Creative commons image Icon Thomas Heylen under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Sep 2017
    There's an introduction to satire tucked inside the bear of very little brain. Eleanor Byrne takes us deeper into Hundred Acre Wood.
  • We shouldn’t judge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by its cover Creative commons image Icon David.78 under CC-BY-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
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    19 Sep 2017

  • We shouldn’t judge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by its cover

    We shouldn’t judge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by its cover Creative commons image Icon David.78 under CC-BY-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 Sep 2017
    Why has the absence of a Quentin Blake illustration in favour of a more grown up image on a 50th birthday edition of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the...
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    19 Sep 2017

  • The man behind Matilda – what Roald Dahl was really like

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 Sep 2017
    Roald Dahl: the incredible storyteller loved by millions or a belittling bully? Find out what his character was like in this article.
  • Are we taking the fun out of reading? Creative commons image Icon Peter Mercator under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Are we taking the fun out of reading?

    By Dr Ingrid Piller

    Enforcing reading on small children - and treating books as unclean - risks putting kids off literacy before they've...

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    25 Aug 2017

  • Are we taking the fun out of reading?

    Are we taking the fun out of reading? Creative commons image Icon Peter Mercator under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Enforcing reading on small children - and treating books as unclean - risks putting kids off literacy before they've even started, worries Ingrid Piller.
  • The People on the Notes: Jane Austen

    By Professor Nicola Watson

    2017 marks the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death and to commemorate this she will be featured on the new £10 note....

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    22 Aug 2017

  • The People on the Notes: Jane Austen

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Aug 2017
    2017 marks the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death and to commemorate this she will be featured on the new £10 note. 
  • Is science fiction a field in its own right? Creative commons image Icon Evan Moss under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Is science fiction a field in its own right?

    By Kanta Dihal

    Fiction is a topic for study. Science, clearly, is an area where a lot of thought is directed. So why is it science...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    21 Aug 2017

  • Is science fiction a field in its own right?

    Is science fiction a field in its own right? Creative commons image Icon Evan Moss under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 21 Aug 2017
    Fiction is a topic for study. Science, clearly, is an area where a lot of thought is directed. So why is it science fiction is often shunned as unworthy as a...

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  • Exploring Virginia Woolf’s Between the Acts

    This free course introduces Virginia Woolf’s last novel, Between the Acts (1941), with the aim of understanding how she writes about time, memory,...

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  • Exploring Virginia Woolf’s Between the Acts

    Exploring Virginia Woolf’s Between the Acts Creative commons image Icon https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Virginia_Woolf_1927.jpg under Creative-Commons license
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    This free course introduces Virginia Woolf’s last novel, Between the Acts (1941),...
  • Helen Langdon's ‘Caravaggio’

    Accounts of Caravaggio's life are filled with suggestions of murder and intrigue. But does knowing more about this dark artist's experiences help...

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  • Helen Langdon's ‘Caravaggio’

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    Accounts of Caravaggio's life are filled with suggestions of murder and intrigue....
  • The poetry of Sorley MacLean

    Sorley Maclean (19111996) is regarded as one of the greatest Scottish poets of the twentieth century. This free course, The poetry of Sorley...

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  • The poetry of Sorley MacLean

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    Sorley Maclean (19111996) is regarded as one of the greatest Scottish poets of the...
  • Approaching poetry

    Do you want to get more out of your reading of poetry? This free course, Approaching poetry, is designed to develop the analytical skills you need...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    05 Feb 2016

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    Do you want to get more out of your reading of poetry? This free course,...
  • Approaching prose fiction

    Do you want to get more out of your reading? This free course, Approaching prose fiction, is designed to develop the analytical skills you need for...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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  • Approaching prose fiction

    Approaching prose fiction Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
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    Do you want to get more out of your reading? This free course, Approaching prose...
  • Approaching plays

    Do you want to get more out of drama? This free course, Approaching plays, is designed to develop the analytical skills you need for a more in...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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  • Approaching plays

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    Do you want to get more out of drama? This free course, Approaching plays, is...
  • What is poetry?

    Have you always wanted to try to write poetry but never quite managed to start? This free course, What is poetry?, is designed to illustrate the...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    27 Jan 2016

  • What is poetry?

    What is poetry? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
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    Have you always wanted to try to write poetry but never quite managed to start?...
  • Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus

    What does Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus tell us about the author and the time at which the play was written? This free course, Christopher...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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  • Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus

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    What does Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus tell us about the author and the...
  • Approaching literature: Reading Great Expectations

    This free course, Approaching literature: Reading Great Expectations, considers some of the different ways of reading Great Expectations, based on...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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  • Approaching literature: Reading Great Expectations

    Approaching literature: Reading Great Expectations Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
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    This free course, Approaching literature: Reading Great Expectations, considers...
  • John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi

    This free course, John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi, concentrates on Acts 1 and 2 of John Webster's Renaissance tragedy, The Duchess of Malfi. It...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    06 Jan 2016

  • John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi

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    This free course, John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi, concentrates on Acts 1 and 2...