Language and culture | CCE University of Sydney
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Language and culture courses

Language and culture courses. Broaden your perspective and immerse yourself in new cultures.

COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling.

Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available.


Are you interested in learning a new language and exploring different cultures? Our Language and Culture courses are the perfect way to do just that. Whether you’re looking to gain a greater appreciation of your heritage, speak with friends from other countries, or simply enjoy the intellectual stimulation of learning a new way to communicate, our courses have something for everyone.

Our experienced teachers have access to all the resources of the University of Sydney, and are dedicated to providing an enjoyable, up-to-date, and easy learning experience. With our Language and Culture courses, you’ll learn a language the smart way, using the most effective and engaging methods available.

In our courses, you’ll learn the fundamentals of the language you choose, from grammar and vocabulary to pronunciation and sentence structure. You’ll also have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture of the language you’re learning, exploring the customs, traditions, and way of life of the people who speak it.

Whether you’re a beginner looking to learn a new language from scratch, or an experienced speaker looking to improve your skills, our Language and Culture courses have something for everyone. So why wait? Enrol in one of our courses today and start learning a language the smart way. With our comprehensive curriculum and experienced teachers, you’ll have the skills and knowledge you need to succeed. Learn a language in Sydney with language courses from the University of Sydney – your premier provider of short courses in Sydney and online.

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Meet your facilitators

GradDipLangTeach; MA(LangLit)
Mayumi Fukuda-Oddie is a Japanese language teacher with extensive experience teaching Japanese in tertiary and adult education settings in Sydney including the University of New South Wales, and...

Monique is a French and English teacher with over 20 years of experience teaching across different countries and contexts (Alliance Francaise, Universities, Language Schools and Colleges)....

PostGradCertTESOL; GradDipLangTeach; BHumSc
Fumiko loves teaching Japanese to students of all levels and encourages learning in a fun, relaxed and interactive classroom setting. With extensive experience in Japan and Australia, she has a...

Sylvia has studied sociology, psychology, education and philosophy in Wuppertal and at the University of Hamburg. Before becoming a language facilitator and receiving a Certificate in Language...

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Brazilian Portuguese Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

Brazilian Portuguese. Learn Brazilian Portuguese with us. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This beginner's course focuses on... [More]
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Brazilian Portuguese Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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Brazilian Portuguese Course 103 (Level 3)

Brazilian Portuguese. Learn Brazilian Portuguese with us. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) In this course you will learn how... [More]
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Brazilian Portuguese Course 103 (Level 3)

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Japanese Course 104 (Level 4)

Japanese. Learn Japanese with us. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course will further your ability to read, speak,... [More]
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Japanese Course 104 (Level 4)

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German Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

German. Learn German with us. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Ideal for preparing for travel or work commitments, you will... [More]
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German Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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Spanish Course 102 (Level 2)

Spanish. Learn Spanish with us. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course aims to consolidate and develop your knowledge... [More]
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Spanish Course 102 (Level 2)

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Italian Course 103 (Level 3)

Italian. Learn Italian with us. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Level A1 of the [Common European Framework of Reference for Languages... [More]
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Italian Course 104 (Level 4)

Italian. Learn Italian with us. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Level A1/A2 of the [Common European Framework of Reference for Languages... [More]
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Korean Course 102 (Level 2)

Korean. Learn Korean with us. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This introductory Korean course continues on from the material... [More]
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Spanish Course 103 (Level 3)

Spanish. Learn Spanish with us. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course aims to consolidate and develop your knowledge... [More]
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Chinese Mandarin Course 1031: Standard

Chinese. Learn Chinese with us. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course covers Integrated Chinese, Volume 2, Lessons 11... [More]
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