Course Summary

Note: This course is delivered simultaneously online and onsite at CAE. 

Whether you are travelling, in a relationship or just curious about Slavic languages, learning Croatian is always fun and interesting. Many believe that it’s one of the most enjoyable languages to speak!

Croatian: Elementary 1 gives you the opportunity to learn basic grammar rules, allowing you to start daily conversations and giving you a good base for your vocabulary.

In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of grammar and be able to construct basic sentences and dialogues. The course will give you a chance to write simple essays and encourage you to speak in Croatian. You will improve your interpersonal skills and have lots of fun with your classmates.

Course Outcomes:

After completing the course you will gain the following language skills:

  • Spelling and reading.
  • Recognising gender of nouns and adjectives, singular and plural.
  • Introducing yourself and greeting.
  • Construct simple sentences and dialogues.
  • Learning basic vocabulary and present tense grammar rules.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

If you have previously completed some Croatian tuition, you need to contact CAE for a skill assessment prior to enrolling.

N.B. CAE withdrawal policy does not allow for refund or transfer once the course has started in the event that the level of the class is not suitable.

The course is suitable for beginners and ideal for you if you are interested in travelling or living in any Balkan countries. Knowing Croatian will allow you to communicate and to be understood in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro. Learning another language is like growing a new soul, how good is that!

Materials required:

***IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR LAST-MINUTE ENROLMENTS*** If you enrol on the same day this course starts, please check your confirmation email and ensure you contact the Languages Centre to receive a link to attend the online sessions at***

Please note that the textbook is not currently available. Notes, links, and handouts will be provided in class.

• Textbook: HRVATSKI ZA POCETNIKE 1, Udzbenik i rjecnik, M.Cilas-Mikulic, M. Gulesic Machata, D. Pasini, S.L. Udier, HRVATSKA SVEUCILISNA NAKLADA, ZAGREB 2013,HRVATSKI ZA POCETNIKE.
• Workbook: HRVATSKI ZA POCETNIKE 1 – Vjezbenica i gramaticki pregled, , M.Cilas-Mikulic, M. Gulesic Machata, D. Pasini, S.L. Udier, HRVATSKA SVEUCILISNA NAKLADA, ZAGREB 2013, ISBN: 978-953-169-186-4.

To attend your online sessions all you need is the link we will provide (via email), a device with internet connection and a webcam.

***Cancellations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials***

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Course Sessions

Wednesday, 12th October - 9 classes

Session ID DLAZ1604C
12 Oct - 7 Dec 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CBD
Session Fees
$399 / $379 (conc)
Tomislav Komso

Monday, 31st October - 8 classes

Session ID DLAZ1605C
31 Oct - 19 Dec 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CBD
Session Fees
$329 / $313 (conc)

Thursday, 17th November - 10 classes

Session ID DLAZ1606C
17 Nov - 16 Feb 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location CBD
Session Fees
$329 / $313 (conc)

No class: Dec.22 - Jan.5, 2023

Saturday, 14th January - 10 classes

Session ID DLAZ1601C
14 Jan - 18 Feb 10:00am - 11:30am
Location CBD
Session Fees
$329 / $313 (conc)
Last updated: September 29, 2022 05:00pm