Centre for Continuing Education

Language and culture

Language and culture

Language and culture. Embrace other worlds.

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.

Greek Course 104 (Level 4)

Greek. Learn Greek with us. Level A1/A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course consolidates material learned throughout the first year program to ensure proficiency. We also introduce how to describe everyday situations as well as further grammatical understandings of various tenses, the passive voice and the imperative. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: read and comprehend a short text or article in Greek write a... [More]
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Greek Course 104 (Level 4)

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Polish Course 104 (Level 4)

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 103 or 70 hours of recent face-to-face tuition. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: talk about events in the past... [More]
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Polish 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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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 1011: Standard (Beginners)

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 1011: Standard (Beginners)

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Chinese Mandarin Course 1011: Standard (Beginners)

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Chinese Mandarin Course 2022: 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 2022: Standard

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Thai Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

Thai. Learn Thai with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This beginner’s Thai course focuses on basic communication used in everyday life. It will introduce you to Thailand and its culture. You will learn how to greet people, order food at restaurants and ask for directions. You’ll also be introduced to various grammatical structures. Standard spoken Thai is used throughout this beginner course and you will learn to socialise at a basic... [More]
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Thai Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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Latin Course 103 (Level 3)

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 locative case count up to 1,000 decline nouns of the fourth and fifth declensions recognise and... [More]
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Latin Course 103 (Level 3)

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German Course 401 (Level 13)

German. Learn German with us. Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course aims to consolidate and improve your knowledge through the development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, further to those gained in previous courses. More complex grammatical structures will be introduced in order to improve all essential language skills. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: make emotional comments and talk... [More]
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German Course 401 (Level 13)

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