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Language Careers

If you can read and understand another language, you’ll have a competitive edge when it comes to a career. For those of you who enjoy exploring new cultures and communicating, then a career based in languages could be ideal.

In such an interconnected world, professionals with speaking and writing skills in more than one language are highly regarded in many multinational companies, not-for-profit and aid organisations, and in foreign affairs and government departments.

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  • Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 1A

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    In this Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 1A unit from Griffith University you will gain core competencies in Mandarin, the rich cultural language used in China today.
  • Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 1B

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    This online Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 1B unit from OUA and Griffith University will build upon your introductory knowledge of the Mandarin language.
  • Introductory Spanish I

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    The Introductory Spanish I unit offered online by Macquarie University helps you build a strong foundation in one of the most prevalent languages in the world.
  • Irish Literature

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    This online Irish Literature unit from Griffith University looks at the work of 20th century Irish writers, including James Joyce, William Butler Yeats and Mary Lavin.

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