Language Centre

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Berlin Gallery Weekend 27-29th April, 2012

Language Centre tutor Amanda Adorni, Berlin April 2012 This weekend I was invited to Captain Pretzel Gallery in Berlin to see a one-off performance piece by the New York based artist Robert Longo. His charcoal drawings filled the top half … Continue reading

Crisis Commission at Somerset House

By Language Centre tutor Amanda Adorni, May 2012 UAL Language Centre students visited the Crisis Commission at Somerset house this month. Contemporary artists were asked to create a work that represents ‘homelessness’ – and they are all on show for … Continue reading

Further Studies at UAL – Monday 16th April 2012

We are running a special event lunch for Language Centre students planning to continue their studies at UAL. The event will be led by the University’s academic coordinators, one from Central Saint Martins and one from London College of Communication. This … Continue reading

Language Centre English Plus & UAL Winter Presessional 2011 Collaboration

Tutor Amanda Adorni (23rd November 2011) – ‘Today my English Plus students and the Winter Presessional students went to visit the World Press Photo 2011 exhibition at the Royal Festival Hall on South Bank.  The aim of the trip was for the … Continue reading

Class Debates

Students from Academic English have classroom debates on topical issues. Teacher Anna McKenna says “Academic speaking skills are assessed and practised in a number of ways in the Academic English classes. One enjoyable and useful exercise is for the students … Continue reading

The Year of the Rabbit celebrations

Language Centre staff and students celebrated Chinese New Year, the year of the Rabbit on February 3rd 2011.  Everyone came together during English class break time to enjoy tea, coffee and biscuits. This was a good time for both the teachers and the students … Continue reading

Mince pies and wine

    Language Centre students, teachers and staff enjoyed mince pies and mulled wine during the festive season. It provided a great opportunity for students to get together with other students and for staff to celebrate the success of the year … Continue reading

Overseas Courses

Gareth Rees (Course Leader EAP China) says “Since August, we have been running a continuous programme of academic English and masters preparation courses in Beijing, China. This programme has built on previous years, when we have run a few separate … Continue reading

Photography and art

General English Language Centre students visited Getty Images Gallery last week with teacher Amanda Adorni and enjoyed looking at the selection of photos from the vast collection. The class each chose a famous photographer which inspired them and later had a … Continue reading

Impossible Yellow

Language Centre staff Lauren Aston (Peckham) recently took part in the Wolf and Badger concept shop at the Selfridges department store in London.  Lauren who works as a Resources Assistant is also an artist and created a sculpture for this … Continue reading