Course Description:

This is a practical course where students make critical analysis of international and national news.  The goal is learning to think clearly and logically about political events, to be systematic in examining ideas, opinions and arguments. In order to achieve such results the course is divided into sections: 1) cross reading of newspaper articles, 2) watching/listening of audio, video material, 3) class discussion, 4) writing short comments and analytical essays.

Objectives:

·         Critical examination and evaluation of different sources of information

·         Improving English language skills (reading, listening, speaking and writing)

·         Learning terms related to International Relations