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 →


Students graduate from Holiday Languages Course with flying colours

Over one-hundred and twenty students, staff and members of the public joined the Holiday Languages programme in June 2016, which is hosted by the Worldwise Learning Centre at the University of Central Lancashire. The course, which is increasing in popularity year-on-year, offers students a chance to communicate with ease while they are on holiday. So... 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 →

Preston’s 9th International Film Festival * 19-26 October

Don’t miss Preston’s 9th International Film Festival, presented by the Worldwise Learning Centre at the University of Central Lancashire, from 19 till the 26 of October. Family favourites, internationally-renowned and Award-winning performances are to feature in a series of cinema screenings in the Mitchell & Kenyon  this October. Each night, for eight nights, there will be an exciting film... Continue Reading →

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 →

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