Introduction to Tea
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Introduction to Tea

Learn the basics about tea - where it's from, how it's made, and how to brew a great cup!
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Created by Sarah Vaughan
Last updated 3/2020
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 7 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand more about where tea comes from and what goes into making a great cup of tea - from bush to cup.
Requirements
  • Just an interest in tea, no knowledge required!
Description

Settle in with a cup of your favourite tea, as we discuss the second most consumed beverage in the world! This introductory course will cover an overview of: what tea is; the history of tea; tea categories; key descriptors and methods for tea tasting; major tea growing regions; and how to brew a great cup of tea. 

Who this course is for:
  • Everyone who enjoys tea and wants to learn more about it.
Course content
Expand all 7 lectures 01:10:30
+ Introduction & What is Tea?
1 lecture 02:58

A little bit about me, plus a definition of tea. 

Preview 02:58

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Quiz 1: What is Tea
3 questions
+ Module 1: History of Tea
1 lecture 05:24

The history of tea dates back nearly 5000 years - trace the key periods and expansion routes that spread tea around the world. 

History of Tea
05:24

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Quiz 2: History of Tea
3 questions
+ Module 2: Categories of Tea
1 lecture 10:50

Discover the 6 main categories of Camellia sinensis - plus a couple of bonus categories. 

Tea Categories
10:50

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Quiz 3: Tea Categories
4 questions
+ Module 3: Qualities and Characteristics of Tea
1 lecture 08:16

Learn how to talk about tea - dry leaf, wet leaf and liquor - and identify key attributes. 

Qualities and Characteristics of Tea
08:16

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Quiz 4: Qualities and Characteristics of Tea
3 questions
+ Module 4: Tea Growing Regions & Famous Teas
1 lecture 14:22

Tea is grown around the world, but certain countries dominate the production of tea - and each of these growing regions has its specialties.

Tea Growing Regions & Famous Teas
14:22

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Quiz 5: Tea Growing Regions & Famous Teas
4 questions
+ Module 5: How to Brew a Great Cup of Tea
1 lecture 11:02

Now that you know about different types and categories of tea, here are some guidelines for brewing each one.

Preview 11:02

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Quiz 6: How to Brew a Great Cup of Tea
3 questions
+ Module 6: Guided Tea Tasting
1 lecture 17:38

This is a guided tasting of three different flavoured black teas. Learn the steps of a professional tea tasting, and how to modify it for at-home practice.

Guided Tea Tasting
17:38