English Language: This course examines a wide variety of versions of English and their social, cultural and historical contexts. You will explore the international role of English as a global phenomenon. With its emphasis on real language in use, the course examines the relationship between language and society through the analysis of contemporary materials such as news texts. English Literature: During a degree in English Literature at Liverpool Hope, you will examine a wide range of texts written in English from the time of Shakespeare to the present day. The degree will enable you to analyse the way texts are constructed and will help you to communicate your ideas more effectively, both orally and in writing.