Centre for Continuing Education

Language and culture

Language and culture

Language and culture. Embrace other worlds.

Beginners Language courses discount

From 1 July to 30 September inclusive, enrol in two or more beginners language courses in one transaction and receive a 15% discount. These courses appear in the Language and culture section of the website and have the number 101 in the course title (and 1011 for Chinese Mandarin beginners). The discount will apply automatically on checkout. Standard terms and conditions apply.

You can use this discount with your friend(s). When checking out online, remember to 'Add another student' (on the ‘summary’ tab of the enrolment window) to enter the person who will attend the class. You and your friend can enrol in different beginners' language courses.


If you’re heading to another country, your experience will be much richer if you’ve learned to speak the language first. A language and culture course at the Centre for Continuing Education will also immerse you in the fascinating customs and culture of another way of life.

Of course, learning a different language is not just for overseas travellers. You may want to gain a greater appreciation of your heritage, speak with friends from other countries, or you may simply enjoy the intellectual stimulation of learning another way to communicate.

Our experienced teachers can draw on all the resources of the University of Sydney. Enrol in a language and culture course at the Centre for Continuing Education and you’ll be learning a language in the most enjoyable, up-to-date and easiest way possible. Learn language the smart way with language and culture courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Italian Conversation Course: Intermediate/Advanced B2

Italian. Learn Italian with us. Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Italiano con le regioni Join our intermediate/advanced Italian conversation course and practice confidently expressing yourself in a range of contexts. This course is particularly focused on Italy’s different regions, and the cities, arts, culture and history therein. This course is designed for all students who have completed a B1 level of study (from the Common European... [More]
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Italian Conversation Course: Intermediate/Advanced B2

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Italian Conversation Course: Intermediate/Advanced B2

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Italian Conversation Course: Intermediate/Advanced B2

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French Conversation Course: Pause Cafe

French. Learn French with us. Aims This conversation course is designed for advanced students who wish to stay in touch with language and culture in constant evolution, engage in lively discussions on current topics in a convivial and relaxed atmosphere. Venez parler français en toute confiance! Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: utilise your improved conversational skills use your heightened vocabulary to discuss the latest news listen, read and comprehend... [More]
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French Conversation Course: Pause Cafe

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Thai Course 404 (Level 16)

Thai. Learn Thai with us. Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Continue to develop your formal and informal conversation skills on a variety of topics including regional cultures and beliefs, brief news, current affairs, working and living, useful travel phrases and other everyday expressions. We will continue to practice reading, comprehension and pronunciation in passages from various articles and media. Each reading has a vocabulary list... [More]
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Thai Course 404 (Level 16)

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Chinese Mandarin Course 1042: Standard

Chinese. Learn Chinese with us. In partnership with the Confucius Institute Offered in association with the Confucius Institute at the University of Sydney. The Confucius Institute is based on a partnership with Fudan University, in collaboration with the Office of The Chinese Language Council International in China (Hanban). It is managed by the the Office of Global Engagement. The first to be established in New South Wales, the Institute has attracted thousands of people to its... [More]
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Chinese Mandarin Course 1042: Standard

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Polish Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

Polish. Learn Polish with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Beginners Language courses discount From 1 July to 30 September inclusive, enrol in two or more beginners language courses in one transaction and receive a 15% discount. These courses appear in the Language and culture section of the website and have the number 101 in the course title (and 1011 for Chinese Mandarin beginners). The discount will apply automatically on checkout.... [More]
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Polish Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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Polish Course 103 (Level 3)

Polish. Learn Polish with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course applies communicative methods and is suitable for anyone interested in learning to read, write, speak and understand Polish for the purpose of business or leisure. Suitable for those who have completed all levels of Polish up to 102 or 45 hours of recent face-to-face tuition. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: identify different means of... [More]
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Polish Course 103 (Level 3)

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Italian Course 104 (Level 4)

Italian. Learn Italian with us. Level A1/A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course builds upon the previous three terms work whilst preparing you for the second year Italian program. It covers various elements of food, such as traditional dishes and cafe visits, and various games and city locations. Learnt speaking, listening and writing skills are consolidated and further expanded to cover the use of pronouns, ordinal numbers and various... [More]
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Italian Course 104 (Level 4)

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Italian Course 104 (Level 4)

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Latin Course 104 (Level 4)

Latin. Learn Latin with us. Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course introduces further Latin vocabulary and grammatical concepts through readings and exercises, while following the recommended text to allow easy reference and practice between sessions. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: recognise and translate the irregular adjectives and pronouns alter, uter and uterquein all their declined forms recognise and... [More]
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Latin Course 104 (Level 4)

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Russian Course 203 (Level 7)

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Course activities include talking about the weather in different countries at various times of the year, making preparations to travel and go out, and discussing one’s interests and hobbies. We will also familiarise ourselves with significant writers and composers, and the cultural elements of being a tourist in Moscow. Grammatical themes will continue to cover material from... [More]
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Russian Course 203 (Level 7)

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Brazilian Portuguese Course 301 (Level 9)

Brazilian Portuguese. Learn Brazilian Portuguese with us. Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course aims to consolidate and develop your knowledge previously gained, as well as introduce more complex language structures which will allow for the expression of feelings and opinions. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: write a speech give a small presentation participate in a debate comment and discuss a movie.... [More]
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Brazilian Portuguese Course 301 (Level 9)

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