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.

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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Chinese Mandarin Course 2021: 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 2021: 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) 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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Thai Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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German Course 304 (Level 12)

German. Learn German with us. Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course (second of level B1) aims to consolidate and improve your knowledge through the development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, further to those gained in the previous A2 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: utilise... [More]
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German Course 304 (Level 12)

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German Course 201 (Level 5)

German. Learn German with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course will expand on the work of all German Level 100 courses (or equivalent). Your skills will be furthered through various class activities that teach you how to use your language skills for problem solving, asking and offering help, talking about future plans, learning how to engage in small-talk in German, and how to write creatively. Outcomes By the end of this... [More]
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German Course 201 (Level 5)

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Latin Course 102 (Level 2)

Latin. Learn Latin with us. Level A1 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 genitive and dative cases give simple commands recognise and translate declined forms of pronouns... [More]
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Latin Course 102 (Level 2)

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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 3022: Standard (HSK Level 4 Preparation 4)

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 3022: Standard (HSK Level 4 Preparation 4)

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German Course 501 (Level 17)

German. Learn German with us. Level B1 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: talk about typical situations when shopping describe a... [More]
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German Course 501 (Level 17)

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German Course 203 (Level 7)

German. Learn German with us. Level A2 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 beyond 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: use appropriate vocabulary to make event... [More]
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German Course 203 (Level 7)

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