What is the course about?
The course aims to build on the basics covered in level 2 upper module 1, expanding the students' vocabulary, their command of functional phrases and developing and understanding of more complex structures.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Types of house, rooms in a house
Free time activities ( in greater depth)
Grammar: passive voice, more on the subjunctive.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
To tell the difference between types of houses
To describe the different rooms in a house
To talk about free time activities
To learn about Greek music.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Level 2 upper course - Students should have studied Modern Greek for two years recently or have an equivalent knowledge of the language.
For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart, using the link at the top of this page. You can also find the chart at the start of the languages section in our course guide. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of number for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, etc).
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course is based on the communicative approach:
- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate
Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Coursebook Klik B1-Klik sta Ellinika B1
available from https://www.baylanguagebooks.co.uk and the Hellenic Book Service, 89 Fortess Rd London NW5 1AG. (020 7267 9499 www.hellenicbookservice.com).
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Modern Greek 2 upper module 3. Please enrol as early as possible to avoid disappointment.