British Council Online Course - Exploring English Magna Carta
Duration: 3 weeks
2 hours pw
How did a peace treaty signed by an English king in 1215 become such an important symbol of liberty and human rights around the world?
This free online course will start by looking at the events that led to the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215, before examining the role the Magna Carta has played in shaping history – from American independence to liberation movements around the world.
Finally, we will look at the relevance of the Magna Carta to the 21st century.
The course is aimed at non-native English speakers at around intermediate level (approximately B1 on the CEFR) or above.