Modern Greek beginners: module 2
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.
Course Code: LK133
Please choose a course date
Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
What is the course about?
This course aims to give students the opportunity to consolidate their knowledge of the basic Greek alphabet, and to express themselves using simple phrases and survival 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?
Time, means of transport, daily routines & hobbies, weather.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- ask and tell the time
- ask for and give information on the street
- talk about daily routines & hobbies
- describe the weather
- say the days of the week and months.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Students should have attended Modern Greek beginners: module 1 or have studied the language for at least 3 months.
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 available at the Hellenic Book Service https://www.hellenicbookservice.com
89 Fortess Road, London NW5 1AG Tel: +44 (0)20 7267 9499 or Bay Foreign Language Books https://www.baylanguagebooks.co.uk/.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Modern Greek beginners: module 3. Please enrol as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
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.