Centre for Continuing Education

Greek Course 203 (Level 7)

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

Suitable for those who have completed all levels up to 202 or 145 hours of recent face to face tuition.

Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the subjunctive mood in Greek verb tenses.
  2. Use Greek verbs in the imperative.
  3. Have a discussion about seeking employment in Greek (e.g. at an employment agency or responding to an employer’s classified).
  4. Read classifieds and advertisements in Greek.
  5. Express their feelings or health condition at a doctor’s surgery (or hospital, clinic) using parts of the body.
  6. Call for assistance using utilities, tradespeople (reading, speaking, listening exercises).
  7. Read and comprehend a letter or note in Greek that includes uses of the comparative and superlative and respond expressing opinion (e.g. I think that the beaches at Mykonos are better than Santorini but Paros' beaches are the best).
  8. Discuss more elements of culture of the Greek language (learning appropriate phrases for social occasions); introduction of idioms and appropriate use.

Content

Aligned with level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)

This course covers the following topics:

  • In a Greek household – cooking in the kitchen or housework
  • Dealing with utilities – phone, water, electricity
  • Talking about health conditions; at the doctor’s, clinic or hospital
  • My Greek holiday (comparatives and superlatives)
  • Subjunctive mood
  • Imperatives at home
  • Additional topics with student consultation

Intended Audience

Suitable for B1 level students, those who have completed all levels of Greek up to 202 or who have completed 145 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.