Course Summary

Greek Elementary 1 is an 18-hour course designed for beginners who wish to learn to speak, read and understand basic Greek used in everyday situations.

Course Sessions

Wednesday, 17th January - 9 classes


Session ID DLV76901C
17 Jan - 14 Mar 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Christopher Atlas

Tuesday, 13th February - 9 classes


Session ID DLV76902C
13 Feb - 10 Apr 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Christopher Atlas

Thursday, 15th March - 9 classes


Session ID DLV76903C
15 Mar - 10 May 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Christopher Atlas

Communication topics:

  • Greetings;
  • Introducing yourself and others;
  • Exchanging personal information: names; country, region or town of origin; profession; 
  • Counting and using numbers.

Grammar topics:

  • Introduction to the Greek alphabet;
  • Introduction to writing and reading Greek;
  • The definite article, nouns and personal pronouns;
  • Grammatical formality;
  • Grammatical gender;
  • The prepositions απÏŒ and σε
  • The verb είμαι (to be);
  • Some common regular verbs like έχω (I have) and δουλεύω (I work);
  • Possessives.

On completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Confidently share personal information about themselves and ask similar information of other people in both formal and informal settings;  
  • Communicate with confidence when meeting people, making introductions and farewelling;
  • Read and write basic Greek using the Greek script.

No prior knowledge of Greek is required.

IF YOU HAVE HAD SOME PREVIOUS EXPOSURE TO THE LANGUAGE, YOU NEED TO CONTACT CAE FOR A FREE SKILL ASSESSMENT PRIOR TO ENROLLING.

N.B. CAE withdrawal policy does not allow for refund or transfer once the course has started in the event that the level of the class is not suitable.

Pen and Paper, 

Textbook: Kleanthes Arvanitakis, Frosso Arvanitakis, Communicate in Greek for Beginners (Textbook and CD), Deltos, 2010.
ISBN — 13: 9789607914385.

Workbook: Kleanthes Arvanitakis, Frosso Arvanitakis, Communicate in Greek for Beginners (Workbook 1), Deltos, 2010.
ISBN — 13: 9789607914392

Available at LANGUAGE INTERNATIONAL

***Cancellations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials***

The course is ideal for people who intend to travel to Greece for business or leisure or for those who want a basic introduction to the language and culture and who wish to communicate with friends, family members, colleagues and people in the Greek community. The course places particular emphasis on communication on a personal level.

Last updated: November 8, 2017 02:31pm