Centre for Continuing Education

Language and culture

Language and culture

Language and culture. Embrace other worlds.

New year discount –15% off Language courses

From 20 December to 31 March inclusive, receive 15% off Language courses when you enrol in two or more language course courses in the one transaction and one of you is a new student to CCE. All eligible courses appear in the Language and culture section of our website. The enrolments do not need to be in the same course. Please call the centre to claim this offer.t.

For more details please visit our fee concessions page.

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.

Arabic Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

Arabic. Learn Arabic with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course covers the basics of the Arabic language including numbers, genders and greetings, while introducing some basic elements of writing. It follows the prescribed text to allow easy reference and practice between sessions. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: recognise all characters of the Modern... [More]
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Arabic Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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Arabic Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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Brazilian Portuguese Course 102 (Level 2)

Brazilian Portuguese. Learn Brazilian Portuguese with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course is the second level of the first year program. It will will further expand on the previous term’s work to develop more complex ways of expressing yourself, making comparisons and talking about daily activities, while further advancing your grammatical and alphabetical understanding. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able... [More]
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Brazilian Portuguese Course 102 (Level 2)

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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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Spanish Course 104 (Level 4)

Spanish. Learn Spanish with us. Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course aims to consolidate and develop your knowledge previously gained on Spanish levels 101 to 103, as well as introduce more complex Spanish language structures which will allow for expression of feelings and opinions. Suitable for those who have completed all levels of Spanish up to 103 or those who have completed 70 hours of recent face-to-face tuition. Outcomes By... [More]
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Spanish Course 104 (Level 4)

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Latin Course 201 (Level 5)

Latin. Learn Latin with us. Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This intermediate-level 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 use of the ablative absolute recognise and translate the subjunctive mood of... [More]
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Latin Course 201 (Level 5)

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Russian Course 204 (Level 8)

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Course activities Include describing people, their physical appearance and the clothing they wear, making suggestions and learning how to complement each other. Grammatical themes continue, with emphasis on the dative case of adjectives and the use of comparative and superlative comparisons as well as negative constructions. Follows the recommended text that has been... [More]
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Russian Course 204 (Level 8)

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Japanese Course 102 (Level 2)

Japanese. Learn Japanese with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course will further your ability to read, speak, listen and also write the language by covering the themes of basic shopping, getting around, asking for directions and placing an order in a restaurant. It follows the content in the prescribed chapters of the recommended text for reference and practice between sessions. Suitable for those who have completed 101 or 20... [More]
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German Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

German. Learn German with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Ideal for preparing for travel or work commitments, you will learn the basics of the language, such as basic greetings and numbering. Grammatical elements are also introduced as you start to learn basic speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: introduce yourself... [More]
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German Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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German Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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German Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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This is a ‘fast track’ option in which learning is accelerated with meetings twice weekly over four weeks.

Korean Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

Korean. Learn Korean with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course introduces you to simple vocabulary, such as greetings and numbering. It will help you to practice the Korean alphabet, Han-Geul, and provides a background to the Korean culture. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: exchange basic greetings in Korean briefly introduce yourself ask and answer... [More]
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Korean Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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Chinese Mandarin Course 1041: 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 1041: Standard

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