What is the course about?
The course aims to build on the basics covered in level 2 upper module 1, expanding the students' vocabulary, their command of functional phrases and developing and understanding of more complex structures.
What will we cover?
Shopping, ordering in a restaurant, booking a table describing hobbies, festivals, films and photographs
Grammar: adjectives, nouns, past simple, imperfect.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Talk about past events, using simple verb forms
Make complaints regarding the price of products
Express your opinion regarding products
Order in a restaurant
Talk about your hobbies, festivals and films
Holidays and book accomodation.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Level 2 upper course - Students should have studied Modern Greek for two years recently or have an equivalent knowledge of the language.
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 B1-Klik sta Ellinika B1
available from Hellenic Book Service, 89 Fortess Rd London NW5 1AG. (020 7267 9499 www.hellenicbookservice.com).
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Modern Greek 2 upper: module 3. Please enrol as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details