Modern Greek 2 upper: module 3
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
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?
The course aims to revise and build on the basics covered in level 2 upper modules 1 and 2, 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?
Describing regular/repeated actions in the past and future, Greek culture, weather, ecological issues
Grammar: past continuous (regular/repeated actions in the past); future simple and continuous; passive and reflexive verbs in the present and past; adjectives in interrogative sentences.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Describe past events/actions/memories
Understand the weather forecast
Describe future events and plans
Speculate (if x, then y)
Discuss ecological issues and propose solutions
Express your opinion on familiar topics
Become familiar with 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 completed Modern Greek 2 upper modules 1 and 2 - 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 3 module 1. Please enrol as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
Growing up in a family of teachers, Eleni was drawn to teaching from an early age. As a child she already knew would become a teacher as she always enjoyed sharing knowledge with friends and family and helping them to learn. She grew up in Greece, and moved to Spain to study at university, where she spent 10 years altogether. She studied Hispanics at the University of Malaga where she also completed a Master's degree in Spanish Linguistics. In 2010, Eleni moved to London where she continued her studies and developed her career as a teacher in Spanish and Modern Greek. She has worked for various state and private schools, in different educational environments and with students from all ages and levels. Eleni also furthered her studies by completing a PGCE course in languages from the Institute of Education and an MTeach degree from University College London. "What I love most about my work is preparing engaging resources which help students to advance and enjoy learning".
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.