Languages Courses

  • 21st August 2017 -
    9th October 2017

Monash Training and Professional Development, formerly known as Monash Short Courses, is a not-for-profit service provided by the Monash Student Association, located at Monash University in Clayton.

Beginners Mandarin

8 Sessions
Starting on Monday, Aug 21

Price: MSA Card $324 / Concession $332 / Other $350*

This course has an emphasis is on speaking and listening skills with limited reading and writing. You will practice conversations with other students including asking for directions, explaining how you feel, giving personal information, travel, restaurants, shopping, describing daily activities and much more. Provides an introduction to the sounds of Standard Chinese.

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Beginners Spanish

6 Sessions
Starting on Wednesday, Aug 23

Price: MSA Card $292 / Concession $299 / Other $315

This course has an emphasis is on speaking and listening skills with limited reading and writing. You will practice conversations with other students including asking for directions, explaining how you feel, giving personal information, travel, restaurants, shopping, describing daily activities and much more.

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Japanese Beginners

6 Sessions
Starting on Wednesday, Aug 23

Price: MSA Card $292 / Concession $299 / Other $315*

This course has an emphasis is on speaking and listening skills with basic writing using hiragana. You will practice conversations with other students including asking for directions, explaining how you feel, giving personal information, travel, restaurants, shopping, describing daily activities and much more.

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Italian Beginners

8 Sessions
Starting on Thursday, Aug 24

Price: MSA Card $324 / Concession $332 / Other $350*

Focusing mainly on speaking and listening skills this beginners Italian course, taught by a native Italian speaker, covers vocabulary for common situations to enable participants to express themselves. Includes: asking for directions, explaining how you feel, giving personal information, travel, restaurants, shopping, describing daily activities and much more. Gain insight into a new culture to assist with travelling in Italy. There will be focus on communicating with other students in class to gain confidence and practice speaking.

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French Beginners

6 Sessions
Starting on Thursday, Aug 24

Price: MSA Card $292 / Concession $299 / Other $315*

The course is oriented towards conversation and games. You’ll be able to practice your French from Day One in a friendly environment. The activities done during the course are specifically designed for real life situations and the focus is on your interests, goals and future plans (e.g. meeting people, accepting invitations, talking about your self, likes and dislikes). At the end, you’ll be able to handle basic conversations about specific situations in French.

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Auslan Introduction

8 Sessions
Starting on Monday, Aug 28

Price: MSA Card $292 / Concession $299 / Other $315

Auslan (Australian Sign Language) is a visual-gestural language. It is based on English grammatical system but has its own grammar. Auslan is the native language of many Deaf people and the primary language of many others who have learned it later in life. It is part of the culture of the Deaf community and is recognised as a community language. As Terrance Childs is a member of Deaf community the class will be taught in the real world of Deaf people.

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