Centre for Continuing Education

Greek Course 202 (Level 6)

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Level A2/B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

Suitable for those who have completed all levels up to 201 or 120 hours of recent face to face tuition.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Express a wish or desire, make suggestions, request permission, give commands, advice, express doubt or caution, hypothesise using the simple subjunctive mood and conditional.
  2. Read and comprehend a short film review or diary entry and describe the content using passive voice verbs.
  3. Describe a day at their workplace or their weekend using passive voice verbs.
  4. Converse about their free time, likes and dislikes, surfing the net, comparing Greek music with their own country’s music. (i.e. in a paired interview and respond to open questions).
  5. Write an invitation to their or someone else’s birthday or name day; describe the celebration using the genitive case in a brief email message.
  6. Comprehend simple articles, themed texts about Greek music, culture, food, films.
  7. Write a note to a house minder using the Greek negative imperative (preparing for holidays).
  8. Discuss more elements of culture/traditions of the Greek language (traditions, expanding cultural/religious events, myths & legends).

Content

Aligned with levels A2 and B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)

This course covers the following topics:

  • Passive voice verbs
  • Subjunctive
  • Imperative
  • Genitive case
  • Dialogues
  • Comprehension/translations

Intended Audience

Suitable for continuing A2/B1 level students, those who have completed all levels of Greek up to 201 or who have completed 120 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Delivery

This course is delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Prescribed text

There is no prescribed text for this course. Handouts will be provided in class.

Please Note

Selected Language and Culture 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.