Modern Greek 2 upper: module 1
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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What is the course about?
The course aims to revise and build on the basics covered at levels 1 (beginners) 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.
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?
Describing yourself and others giving details; describing a modern household in the city and the countryside; entertainment; advertising
Grammar: present tense (simple/continuous/repeated actions); past tense (simple); nouns (genitive in singular and plural); indirect object.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Describe a person giving details
Discuss moving house
Describe a household giving details
Ask information about life in the city and the countryside
Suggest a night or weekend out
Write a listed advert.
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?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Coursebook: Klik sta ellinika A2
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?
Level 2 upper: module 2.
Yannis Papalexandris was born and raised in Thessaloniki, Greeece. He studied Greek language, literature and linguistics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is interested in pedagogy, literature, history and politics. He enjoys traveling and learning about new cultures and traditions. Yannis spent 5 years in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and has lived in London for the last six years. He has worked for Citylit since September 2014.
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.