Centre for Continuing Education

Greek Course 104 (Level 4)

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COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol.

Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available.


Level A1/A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

This course consolidates material learned throughout the first year program to ensure proficiency. We also introduce how to describe everyday situations as well as further grammatical understandings of various tenses, the passive voice and the imperative.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • read and comprehend a short text or article in Greek
  • write a sentence using the simple past such as completing a diary entry in Greek
  • describe your week using the past tense to a friend in class
  • convert nouns and adjectives from nominative to accusative form to agree
  • independently research and discuss an aspect of a place in Greek, plus make a short presentation in Greek about a place
  • independently research a topic using Greek websites (google.gr)
  • analyse a simple Greek poem/song
  • use demonstrative pronouns confidently in correct context
  • identify passive voice verb suffixes
  • use adequate vocabulary to conduct a simple dialogue with a travel agent (buying a ticket, renting rooms or a villa); making a request for particular items
  • discuss elements of Greek culture and language (learning appropriate phrases for social occasions, expanding cultural events)
  • discuss more elements of Greek language and culture, such as introduction of idioms and appropriate use, introduction to Greek as language of instruction.

Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • Situational everyday dialogues
  • Present and past perfect tense
  • The passive voice
  • Pronouns
  • The imperative

Intended audience

Suitable for A1/A2 level participants, those who have completed all levels of Greek up to 103, or those who have completed 70 hours of recent tuition.

Delivery style

Delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Materials

Handouts are provided electronically.

Recommended reading

One of the following dictionaries is highly recommended:

  • Stavropoulos, DN, Oxford Greek-English Learner’s Dictionary (ISBN 9780194325677)
  • Oxford English-Greek Learner’s Dictionary

Please note

Selected courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.

Features

Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October.

Apply for the language repeat discount.

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