Modern Greek 2 upper: module 1

Course Dates: 22/01/20 - 01/04/20
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: International House
Florendia Yiannoullou

Suitable if you have completed 'Modern Greek 2 lower' or equivalent.


What is the course about?

The course aims to revise and build on the basics covered at levels 1 and 2 lower. In particular, it aims to expand the students' vocabulary and grammar knowledge, so that learners can understand and produce accurate and appropriate language in a range of communicative occasions.

What will we cover?

Describing family, describing people and character, reading newspaper articles, writing formal letters, talking about your free time, informal and formal phone conversations, describing your house, renting a flat in Athens, transportation & travelling in Athens.
Grammar: Revision & consolidation: nouns (nominative, accusative, genitive singular & plural), present simple (active & reflective/passive voice), personal pronouns (object)

New language: indefinite article, the absence of article, personal pronouns( genitive), possessive pronouns, question words, indefinite pronouns, demonstrative pronouns.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Describe the characteristics & character of your family & friends
Hold an informal & formal telephone conversation
Understand newspaper articles on familiar topics
Explain problems that your house may have
Make enquiries about renting & buying a flat and about moving house
Give directions
Arrange your travel in Athens
Describing your free time.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Level 2 upper course. Students should have studied Modern Greek for 2 years recently or have an equivalent knowledge of the language. You will also need to respond to simple instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (using money, telling the time etc.).

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

active students' interaction
emphasis on speaking and listening skills
pair and group work
role play
Use of realia, pictures and authentic materials
Use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Klik sta Ellinika B1 available at

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Level 2 upper module 2.

Tutor Biographies
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This course has now started

Course Code: LK222

Started Wed, eve, 22 Jan - 01 Apr '20

Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)

Full fee: £189.00
Senior fee: £189.00
Concession: £115.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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