​New languages at Slice


Central Slice is proud to include Central's well recognised language short courses to its portfolio. 

It provides a great introduction to a foreign language. Whether you are thinking of travelling overseas and would like to speak with the locals, or whether you would like to communicate with family or friends, it's a great way to learn a conversational level of a language. 

We also offer Auslan, for communication with the deaf community.

Classes are held on Saturday mornings or in the evenings at our Northbridge campus, and we have an intake every term. 

Languages we offer are:


Auslan

Do you want to learn Auslan to hold a basic conversation with people who are hearing impaired? Or simply for the joy of learning a new language? This short course will provide you with practical skills and knowledge to hold a basic conversation, and will provide you an introduction to the Australian Sign Language (Auslan).

Arabic 

Arabic is spoken in over twenty countries from North-West Africa to the Arabian Gulf which makes it one of the most widely used languages in the world. The Arabic covered in these courses is a mixture of the modern classical and the colloquial Arabic to lessen the complexity of the grammar.

Chinese (Mandarin) 

Our world is getting smaller due to the rapid development of telecommunication, the expansion of international trade and the ease of air travel. In this environment, Chinese Mandarin can be counted as one of the most important languages to learn. Learn Mandarin to enhance your effectiveness at work, to improve your job prospects or make your business or holiday trip more fulfilling – or simply for the joy of learning new language and culture.

Chinese (Cantonese)

Llearn Cantonese to improve your job prospects or make your business or holiday trip more fulfilling in Southern regions of China or Hong Kong – or simply for the joy of learning about a new language and culture..

Croatian

Croatia is a holiday hot spot. Learn Croatian to enhance your business or holiday trip more fulfilling – or simply for the joy of learning about a new language and culture.


Dutch

Whether you want to learn Dutch to enhance your business or holiday trip more fulfilling – or simply for the joy of learning about a new language and culture – we are sure you can achieve “Veel succes”!

French

Whether you want to learn French to enhance your effectiveness at work or improve your job prospects, to make you business or holiday trip more fulfilling or simply for the joy of learning about a new language and culture, we wish you enjoyment and “Bonne chance”!

German

It’s a great idea  to learn German! Not only is it a relatively easy language to learn because it is so similar to English, it is also one of the most useful languages to know if you want to go to Europe to work or travel. German is also the primary language for banking and finance and of course, as everyone knows, Germans are great travellers with Australia being a most popular tourist destination.

Indonesian

We teach Bahasa Indonesian in a communicative, exciting and interesting manner. If you are doing business in Indonesia, or if you want to travel to Indonesia, you can develop language skills to help you communicate effectively throughout Indonesia!

Italian

Italian is a widely spoken language in many parts of the world. By learning Italian, you will not only learn how to communicate with the many groups of Italians spread throughout the world, but also associate with the history of style and elegance the Italian language represents.

Japanese

With more sister cities established in both countries, the demand for Japanese language skills in business and hospitality and tourism industries is increasing. Whether you want to learn Japanese to enhance your effectiveness at work, to make your holiday trip more fulfilling or simply for the joy of learning about a new language and culture, we welcome you to our classes and wish you enjoyment and success.

Korean

Learn Korean to enhance your effectiveness at work, to improve your job prospects or make your business or holiday trip more fulfilling – or simply for the joy of learning about a new language and culture. 

Portuguese

Portuguese is widely spoken with a colourful variety of colloquial terms and European and Brazilian accents, which we endeavour to cater for in the courses’ content.
Whether you want to learn Portuguese to enhance your effectiveness at work, to learn your parents or spouses language, to make your holiday trip more fulfilling or simply for the joy of learning a new language and culture, we welcome you to our classes and wish you enjoyment and success.

Spanish

Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the world! There are over 20 countries where Spanish is the official language. And there are other countries in which it is widely spoken, including some of the Southern states of the US. Whether you want to learn Spanish to enhance your effectiveness at work, to make your holiday trip more fulfilling or simply for the joy of learning about a new language and culture, we welcome you to our classes and wish you enjoyment and success.

Thai

Learn Thai to enhance your effectiveness at work, to improve your job prospects or make your business or holiday trip more fulfilling – or simply for the joy of learning about a new language and culture.

Vietnamese

Learn Vietnamese to enhance your effectiveness at work, to improve your job prospects or make your business or holiday trip more fulfilling – or simply for the joy of learning about a new language and culture.




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