Lost in Translation? Our Holiday Language learners defy British stereotypes!

Despite a number of recent surveys saying that many Brits make little or no effort to learn a language before going on holiday, our 8th consecutive Holiday Languages programme has been extremely popular and the students have had a great time challenging these stereotypes.  Students could choose from a wide range of languages including Arabic,... Continue Reading →

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Halloween & Día De Muertos

When Halloween will be over, the celebrations for Día de Muertos will be just starting! What is Dia de Muertos and how does it differ from Halloween? Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead is a holiday with Mexican origins celebrated on the 1st and 2nd of November. Though it can be easily confused with... Continue Reading →

The Worldwise Learning Centre Marks a Decade of International Cinema with its 10th International Film Festival

The Worldwise Learning Centre Marks a Decade of International Cinema with its 10th International Film Festival The Worldwise Learning Centre at the University of Central Lancashire was proud to present their 10th International Film Festival this year with their biggest ever audience! The film festival, which has grown in popularity year-on-year, was launched to a... Continue Reading →

Holiday Languages at UCLan

Parlez-vous Anglais? Sprechen Sie Englisch? Habla Ingles? Have you ever used one of these phrases to get by on holiday? Have you ever fumbled with a menu, relying solely on the pictures? Have you missed out on wonderful new experiences because you haven’t understood the language? Whether you’re looking to ride the waves off the... Continue Reading →

Our UCLan weeK; What students said

''Our UCLan week gives us students the opportunity to take part in a huge range of events, either related to our course or to all the other fields of studies. I took the chance to try both. I attended an Interpreting Mock Conference facilitated by MA students studying Arabic, Chinese, English and German. It was... Continue Reading →

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