Modern Greek beginners: module 3
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
What is the course about?
To give near beginners further exposure to the basic Greek alphabet, simple phrases and survival language, as well as an introduction to the basic structure of the language.
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?
Shopping, objects in the house, travel
Grammar: adjectives (singular and plural), present tense,comparatives.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
-- shopping (clothes & food)
- express likes and dislikes
-name objects in the house
-talk about travelling.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Beginners module 3 course - Students should have attended Modern Greek beginners modules 1 and 2 , i.e. they should have studied Modern Greek for 6 months or have an elementary 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 sta Ellinika A1. Course book available from 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 lower: module 1. Please enrol as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
Maria Contos has published many stories with mythical themes. She has also written and performed puppet shows and plays based on myths. She has adopted myths for television and theatre, teaches mythology and runs creative writing workshops. She also teaches languages.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.