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It is often said that “travel broadens the mind”. Whether you are an armchair traveller or are planning a trip of your own or, our course will unveil the secrets of some of the world’s top destinations. And best of all you don’t have to travel far to find us as our central CBD location is easily accessible by public transport. Be part of the WEA community!

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Italian for Travellers (A1)

This course is for complete beginners or people with a very limited knowledge of the Italian language. It will give you simple phrases and strategies to help you understand what you need to know for travelling in Italy. Travel, social and cultural tips will also be included. TEXTBOOK Tutor supplied material COURSE OUTLINE Introducing and talking... [More]
$225 Limited / $203

<p>This course is for complete beginners or people with a very limited knowledge of the Italian language. It will give you simple phrases and strategies to help you understand what you need to know

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16 Nov
$215 Limited / $194

<p>This course is for complete beginners or people with a very limited knowledge of the Italian language. It will give you simple phrases and strategies to help you understand what you need to know

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07 Mar

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The Nile: Cairo and the Pyramids

The most famous Egyptian pyramids are those found at Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo. Several of the Giza pyramids are counted among the largest structures ever built. We visit Giza, and then travel through Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, meeting Whirling Dervishes and examining the Egyptian Museum. SUGGESTED READING Ancient Egyptians, Anton Gill, Harper... [More]
$75 Limited / $68

<p>The most famous Egyptian pyramids are those found at Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo. Several of the Giza pyramids are counted among the largest structures ever built. We visit Giza, and then

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23 Nov

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God's Own Country: Discovering Yorkshire

The largest county in England, Yorkshire was both the cradle of the industrial revolution and the power base for many of England’s Medieval Kings. It is home to the cities of Leeds, York, Sheffield and Bradford; and gave us the Brontes, Ted Hughes, Henry Moore and David Hockney. Bordered by the Pennine hills on one side and the North Sea on the... [More]
$38 Limited

The largest county in England, Yorkshire was both the cradle of the industrial revolution and the power base for many of England’s Medieval Kings. It is home to the cities of Leeds, York, Sheffield

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26 Nov
Please note this class was originally scheduled for November 5. It will now run on 26 November.

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Japanese for Travellers

Conversational Japanese for travel situations. Learn key expressions and practice with the class in real-life travel situations, focus on developing speaking and listening skills and enjoy an insight into Japanese culture. Tutor supplied material COURSE OUTLINE Introducing yourself Numbers Alphabet Booking a hotel Prices Change, how to pay At the... [More]
$145 Limited / $131

<p>Conversational Japanese for travel situations. Learn key expressions and practice with the class in real-life travel situations, focus on developing speaking and listening skills and enjoy an

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01 Dec
$145 Limited / $131

<p>Conversational Japanese for travel situations. Learn key expressions and practice with the class in real-life travel situations, focus on developing speaking and listening skills and enjoy an

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23 Feb

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Vienna - History, Culture & Diplomacy

With almost 8 million annual visitors, Vienna is one of Europe’s most visited cities. Famous for the 1815 Congress of Vienna, which ended the Napoleonic Wars, the Austrian capital today is not only home to some thirty international organisations, incl. OPEC, but also one of four official UN seats: UNO-City. The historic Old Town and Schönbrunn... [More]
$38 Limited

With almost 8 million annual visitors, Vienna is one of Europe’s most visited cities. Famous for the 1815 Congress of Vienna, which ended the Napoleonic Wars, the Austrian capital today is not only

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03 Dec

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Travel Hints for Japan

Australians love the safe environment of travelling in Japan and their contact with Japanese culture. With a few travel hints this experience can be enhanced immeasurably. Discuss Japanese inns and cuisine, and the wonderful chances to attend Japanese festivals. Think about the timing of your visit, and which cities to visit. Tips on how to get... [More]
$38 Limited

<p>Australians love the safe environment of travelling in Japan and their contact with Japanese culture. With a few travel hints this experience can be enhanced immeasurably. Discuss Japanese inns

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10 Dec

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Walk the Kumano Way – Japan's World Heritage Listed Pilgrimage

There are only two UNESCO World Heritage listed pilgrimages in the world. One is the Camino de Santiago in Europe. The other is the ancient Kumano Kodo pilgrimage in Japan. Kumano crosses the forested mountains of the Kii Peninsula, South of Osaka. Enjoy discussing the history of the pilgrimage and learn how you can plan your own walk to the major... [More]
$75 Limited / $68

<p>There are only two UNESCO World Heritage listed pilgrimages in the world. One is the Camino de Santiago in Europe. The other is the ancient Kumano Kodo pilgrimage in Japan. Kumano crosses the

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13 Dec

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French for Travellers (A1)

This course is course is for complete beginners or people with a very limited knowledge of the language. It will give you simple phrases and strategies to help you understand what you need to know for travelling in France. Travel, social and cultural tips will also be included. Tutor supplied material. COURSE OUTLINE Introducing yourself Numbers &... [More]
$222 Limited / $200

<p>This course is course is for complete beginners or people with a very limited knowledge of the language. It will give you simple phrases and strategies to help you understand what you need to know

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13 Jan

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Sacred Vietnam: A Spiritual History

Explore Vietnam’s religious traditions and how they have shaped the history of this beautiful country. Confucianism, Buddhism, Catholicism and Cao Dai have all been influences on the Vietnamese. SUGGESTED READING Destination Saigon, Walter Mason Fragrant Palm Leaves, Thich Nhat Hanh Fire in the Lake, Frances Fitzgerald The Other Shore, Hoa Pham The... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>Explore Vietnam’s religious traditions and how they have shaped the history of this beautiful country. Confucianism, Buddhism, Catholicism and Cao Dai have all been influences on the Vietnamese.<br

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20 Jan

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Russian Language and Culture

An introduction to Russian language and culture for any student wishing to approach Russian language for the very first time. Students will develop some reading and writing skills. This course is recommended for people wishing to learn reading Cyrillic characters as well as for those who wish to undertake further courses of Russian language. Tutor... [More]
$153 Limited / $138

<p>An introduction to Russian language and culture for any student wishing to approach Russian language for the very first time. Students will develop some reading and writing skills. This course is

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15 Feb

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