The WEA is the UK's largest voluntary sector provider of high quality adult education with classes across the country.
From poetry, short stories to the classic novel gothic fiction has an enduring appeal and this course will explore texts and consider their literary qualities and what they might be saying about the...more
Duration: 11 weeks
Different times are available for this course
Arvon runs courses and retreats for writers in historic writing houses where participants live and work in a creative secluded surrounding.
Literary translators write the world’s books for new readers. But how? To be a translator you need to be the closest of readers in one language, and the most accomplished and versatile of writers in...more
Duration: 5 DAYS
Short (less than 7 days)
Stamina. Lightning-fast reactions. A good memory. Solid public speaking skills. Wide general knowledge. The ability to get on with all kinds of people. These are just some of the talents you’ll need to be an interpreter ! Interpreting ...
It wasn’t until we spoke to some of the experts on this page that we realised how difficult interpreting actually was. Imagine having to repeat word for word what someone is saying as they speak at the speed of normal conversation; now repeat...