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Course 1 - Hits of the 21st Century


A plethora of books have appeared over the last 17 years but which ones have the potential to
withstand the times: what defines contemporary literature and why does it get us talking? Which topics are raised and what do they say about our society at present and the way we think? Dive into our 4 week fictional world and discover the depths of our chosen book. 
Guilt and Sin, Power and Paranoia, Reality and Fantasy. Our book uncovers all that and more.

This course looks at texts from the 21st century; one text per 4 week course. The literary, stylistic, historical and societal contexts will be addressed and discussed in the class under the guidance of one of our literary experts. Class participation requires language skills of C1 and higher.  

The fictional universe of the 21st century awaits you. Join our new English literature course and dive into the shocking and captivatingly elegant consciousness of Ian McEwan’s characters in the bestseller Atonement.

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Course 2 - Classics of the 18-20th Century


What defines literature from the 18th-20th century and why does it get us talking? Which topics are prominent and what do they say about society then and their ideologies? Dive into our 4 week fictional world and discover the depths of our chosen book. Beauty and religion, nature and rationalism, identity and emotions. Our book uncovers all that and more.

This course looks at key texts from the 18th -20th century; one text per 4 week course. Literary, stylistic, historical and societal contexts will be addressed and discussed in the class under the guidance of one of our literary experts. Class participation requires language skills of C1 and higher.

The intensely emotional world of the early and late romantics awaits you. Join our new English literature course and dive into the gripping and chilling gothic bestseller: Frankenstein by Mary Shelly. In an age filled with news of genetic engineering and bio-terrorism, Mary Shelly’s ideologies will fascinate you!

Facts

Price

CHF 360.- incl. teaching material

Precondition

For this course, you need English language skills at level C1

Time

From 18:30 to 20:00
(2 lessons of 45 minutes per week)

Place

AKAD Zürich Oerlikon, Jungholzstrasse 43,
8050 Zürich

Duration

4 weeks
(8 lessons of 45 minutes)

Start Dates

16.10.2017
07.11.2017
29.11.2017

Registration

Register Here! If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us on 0800 71 11 11

«Test your language skills and find your language course.»

With the online placement test in German, English, French, Spanish and Italian, you’ll immediately know  which language level is best for you. The online placement test in English is only available for the English online placement test.

All other online placement tests are only available in German.

«Follow this link for an English version of the Online-Placement test for English.»

«Follow this link for a German version of the Online-Placement test for German, French, Spanish and Italian.»

Contact

AKAD Language+Culture
Jungholzstrasse 43
8050 Zurich

Telephone 0800 71 11 11
Fax 044 368 71 12
Web
E-Mail sprachen@akad.ch

Office hours
MON - THU: 08:00–12:00 / 13:30–17:00
FRI: 08:00–12:00 / 13:30–16:00