Interested in learning the language that has more native speakers than any other in the world, with nearly a billion users? This fascinating language originated in northern China and is the official language in that country as well as one of the four official languages of Singapore. It is also recognised as one of the six official languages of the United Nations.

This course aims to develop basic skills in understanding and communicating in French by introducing a range of basic vocabulary, grammar and sentence patterns. A supportive and interactive approach is used to encourage the development of conversational skills and a gradual increase in the active use of French during class time. The course is suitable for both new and for continuing participants.

Members of this relaxed class need to have average skills in speaking and listening in French. The class is conducted in French. All members contribute to improving and encouraging one another. Many interesting topics are discussed in French.

Participants require a sound knowledge and understanding of basic French vocabulary and grammar (2-3 years). Theme based texts, written in French, provide activities for the ongoing development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills and includes grammatical exercises and cultural information. Participants will also have opportunities to practise their conversational skills in a collaborative and supportive environment.

Ongoing study of Italian language (reading, writing and speaking) in a non-threatening setting.

Introduction to reading, writing, listening, speaking and understanding this beautiful romance language. The course includes grammar, conjugation of verbs, tenses and pronunciation. Suitable for first timers and those who have completed an introductory course previously. Please bring writing materials, notebook and be prepared to purchase a dictionary and/or Collins Easy Learning Italian Grammar.

This class is for those with a good basic understanding of Spanish who wish to improve their skills to an intermediate level. Classes are fun, interactive and informative.

This fun and interactive class is suitable for those with a good, intermediate level of Spanish. The focus will be to improve your confidence and ability to converse in Spanish. Classes are fun, interactive and informative.

This course is best suited for participants who have learnt a little Japanese before, but everyone is welcome. We focus on conversation skills with grammar. Monthly language exchange Zoom meeting with Takatsuki Sister-City.