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.

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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French Course 402 (Level 14)

French. Learn French with us. Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Aims This course covers more complex areas of speech relating to clarity, accuracy and checking you’ve been understood. Your ability will be furthered by covering the grammatical themes of compound relative pronouns, the choice of the infinitive rather than a conjugated verb and the future perfect. Content This course covers the following topics: le monde du travail loisirs,... [More]
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French Course 402 (Level 14)

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Thai Course 403 (Level 15)

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, current affairs, initiating and continuing business, and learning some idiomatic expressions. We will practice reading, comprehension, pronunciation, and definitions in passages from newspaper and internet articles. Each reading has a vocabulary list... [More]
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Thai Course 403 (Level 15)

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German Course 503 (Level 19)

German. Learn German with us. Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course aims to consolidate and develop your knowledge and 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: understand the complexity of the German word and concept... [More]
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German Course 503 (Level 19)

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Spanish Course 203 (Level 7)

Spanish. Learn Spanish 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 Spanish language structures which will allow for expression of feelings and opinions. Suitable for those who have completed all levels of Spanish up to 202 or those who have completed 145 hours of recent face-to-face tuition. Outcomes By the end of this course, you... [More]
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Spanish Course 203 (Level 7)

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Greek Course 103 (Level 3)

Greek. Learn Greek with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) You will learn about various foods, how to invite people to events and celebrations and plan visits to the doctors. Grammatical themes will include learning a variety of tenses, nouns, pronouns and adjectives. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: demonstrate improved reading and comprehension of Greek texts identify verb types and tenses in sentences that... [More]
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Greek Course 103 (Level 3)

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Brazilian Portuguese Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

Brazilian Portuguese. Learn Brazilian Portuguese with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This beginner’s course focuses on basic greetings, personal information, expressing oneself and introductory grammatical structures. You will also be introduced to elements of the culture. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: introduce yourself and others provide personal... [More]
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Brazilian Portuguese Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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Chinese Mandarin Course 1021: 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 1021: Standard

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Chinese Mandarin Course 1021: Standard

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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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Polish Course 102 (Level 2)

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 Polish 101 or 20 hours of recent face-to-face tuition. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: make arrangements to go out hold simple... [More]
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Polish Course 102 (Level 2)

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