Dr. Judith Broadbridge

Subject Leader French and Course Leader for BA (Hons) Language for International Business

School of Humanities, Language and Global Studies

Adelphi Building, AB134

+44 (0) 1772 89 3127


Judith Broadbridge (BA (Hons), M-es-L, MPhil, PhD) has been at UCLan since September 2005. She has also taught French Language, Translation and Interpreting and aspects of Contemporary French Society and Culture as well as Applied Linguistics at the University of Salford and Staffordshire University.

Full Profile

In addition, to holding a range of lecturing posts, Judith has also held non-teaching positions in recruitment and widening participation in higher education and recruitment and retention in teacher training (with a specialist area of modern foreign languages).

Judith's career has seen her take on responsibilities from course and programme leader and member of quality assurance teams to faculty manager and deputy registrar at university level. She currently takes a lead in French, including being the period abroad co-ordinator for this area.

She specialises in language and applied linguistics.


PhD 1998 French (Sociolinguistics), Nottingham University
MPhil, French (Interwar Politics and Literature), University of Salford
Maîtrise appliquée à la formation des adultes, Université de Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
BA (Hons) Modern Languages: French and German with Italian, University of Salford


Broadbridge, J & Charriau, V (2013) Langue de spécialité et TICE au cœur d’un projet pédagogique international, Recherche et pratiques pédagogiques en langues de spécialité – Cahiers de l’APLIUT Volume XXXII N° 1, février 2013 – ISSN : 2257-5405

Broadbridge (2011) L’interdiction du port du voile intégral : loi républicaine, Francophonie, 44, Autumn 2011

Broadbridge (2010) Great debate on national identity: language and identity, Cahiers AFLS No. 16.2 


Broadbridge, J & Charriau, V (2013) Presentation at Sharing Practice Conference II at UCLan: International Electronic Link-Up to Develop Competence in Foreign Language

Broadbridge, J. & Chariau, V.(2012) Presentation at APLIUT national conference in Strasburg: TICE et langues de spécialité au cœur d’un projet pédagogique international


  • Course leader for French
  • Period Abroad Co-ordinator for French
  • Subject leader for Language for International Business
  • Module tutor on French, Language for International Business, MA Interpreting and Translation and MA TESOL and Applied Linguistics

External Affiliations and Roles

External Examiner for French and EFL at University of West of Scotland


Currently working on research project relating to development of oral language skills during the period abroad.