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

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Read well-loved classics in many different languages with Parallel Books App

Parallel Books have just launched a new app which allows users to read a book in two languages at the same time. The app currently offers 19 books which can be read in a variety of languages from German, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Korean, Dutch, Swedish, Icelandic and even Esperanto. The app has the … Continue reading Read well-loved classics in many different languages with Parallel Books App

Holiday Languages takes off!

        With the temperature rising and summer being on each way many of you visited the Worldwise Learning Centre and the University of Central Lancashire and attended the first in a series of practical and fun language and culture workshops. Betül, Danila, Emily, Sofia, Suely, Svetlana, Trish and Xiaohua were the language … Continue reading Holiday Languages takes off!

The Worldwise Learning Centre celebrates its 5th Anniversary

 It’s has been five years since the Worldwise Learning Centre opened its doors for the first time to an audience of UCLan students and staff, embassy representatives, international organisations and local businesses. Sir Francis Kennedy unveiled the official plaque and the launch of UCLan’s new Worldwise Learning Centre was heralded by Samba drumming and a … Continue reading The Worldwise Learning Centre celebrates its 5th Anniversary

Holiday Languages takes off!

Monday 17 June  18:00, Preston UK Holiday Languages open for boarding! With the British summer showing no signs of making a serious appearance, many of you visited the University of Central Lancashire and the Worldwise Learning Centre and attended the first in a series of practical language and culture workshops. Betül, Danila, Emily, Imren, Lihua, … Continue reading Holiday Languages takes off!

Holiday Languages – Making the most of your holiday this summer

With the current university year drawing to a close and the British summer showing no signs of making an early appearance, many of you will be looking to get away this summer for a well-earned break. With this in mind, the Worldwise Learning Centre are looking to help you get more out of your holiday … Continue reading Holiday Languages – Making the most of your holiday this summer