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Department of Languages and International Studies at Central Lancashire. THE TIDE TURNS. From intakes of 130 students of French onto one course……… to French and German now over-fished at undergraduate level?. World Languages. Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Spanish New European Languages Polish.

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the tide turns
THE TIDE TURNS

From intakes of 130 students of French onto one course………

to French and German now over-fished at undergraduate level?

world languages
World Languages
  • Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Spanish

New European Languages

  • Polish
attention grabbing formulae
ATTENTION-GRABBING FORMULAE
  • IBC + MFL = - UK

International Business Communication and a Modern Foreign Language

Interest from around the world, not from the UK

  • MFL + TESOL

Modern Foreign Language and/with Teaching English

postgraduate
POSTGRADUATE

UNCONTESTED MARKET SPACE

good ideas which proved more difficult than we thought
Good ideas which proved more difficult than we thought
  • Joint provision with other HEIs
  • 3 year Languages for International Business degree
something happening in the nursery
Something happening in the nursery
  • Language testing project

Extra income

Research

  • Certification after one foreign language class, then 3 classes, linked to online enrolment
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International Languages & Cultures Portal accessible from an independent link
  • Point of access to information on:
    • Language learning opportunities
    • Country-related features
    • Support for language related initiatives across UClan
    • Translation Services etc.
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Respondents wanted to see: A community forum Testing your own foreign language skills  and bitesize language training   Insights into a selection of world cultures, especially education culture   Advice on work and social etiquette Information on international employment   Friendly, practical advice from the UCLan community on travelling to different countries – visas, travel arrangements, accommodation etc  Finding out about research concerning languages and cultures at UCLan   Information on Culture and Language related courses at UCLan

the portal will provide
The Portal will provide
  • directory service
  • search facility
  • news and events
  • community forum / blog
  • surveys etc.
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Portal Main Pages

International Cultures and LanguagesSelf-access area for 12 languages (eg., German@UCLan)

Faculties - events to support specific language requirements within Faculties

Electives - Programme information area with web-based application form,

Travel - Advice to Students and Staff travelling abroad

Discussion Forum / Blog

Work - International Employability Languages Area

Research– Language Related Research & Information Skills Development

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For each language

Language and Culture Introductory German WebcastWebcast

Test your Language Self-TestBBC Gauge Your Spanish

Test your Knowledge Self-testTest Your Knowledge about Russia

Language Information Page Encarta Online

Cultural Information Page

News and Events PageRLCentre.com

Collection of 20-30 attractive, royalty-free www.123rf.comappropriate images

video interviews with current / Languages 2012 former students

List of 20 ‘Useful Links’ Russian links

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What We Can Offer

  • Language Buddies
  • Visits Schedule
  • Examples of Good Work

For Faculties

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Want to learn a Language as an Elective?

General Information on Language Electives

What the students say about Language Electives

Application form

Electives on eLearn with WebCT (for registered students only)

Contact your tutor

Language Electives

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Advice to Staff Travelling abroad (brief advice on travelling to selected countries)

Study Abroad Opportunities for Students

Frequently Asked Questions about travelling abroad

Useful Links

Travel Advice

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The employment benefits of having foreign language and culture skills for employment in your home country

The international employment potential of having f/l skills

UCLan staff/ss work/study abroad guidance and resources

International internships with particular reference to Erasmus network (case studies)

UCLan +

Useful Links

Employment Advice

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Advice on undertaking language related research work

Research opportunities abroad

Frequently Asked Questions about working abroad

Useful Links

Research