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Thu 12 Oct, Thu 19 Oct, ... Thu 7 Mar 2024
17:30 - 19:30

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CULP: Greek Basic 2
Prerequisites£

Thu 12 Oct, Thu 19 Oct, ... Thu 7 Mar 2024
CANCELLED

Description

This is a continuation of the Greek Basic 1 course, suitable for students who have picked up the basics in their previous studies at the introductory level.

More detailed information is available from the Language Centre website.

Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

CULP Basic 1 / CEFR A1

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 12 Oct 2023   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Sidgwick Site, Raised Faculty Building, Room: 327 map Regina Karousou-Fokas
2 Thu 19 Oct 2023   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Sidgwick Site, Raised Faculty Building, Room: 327 map Regina Karousou-Fokas
3 Thu 26 Oct 2023   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Sidgwick Site, Raised Faculty Building, Room: 327 map Regina Karousou-Fokas
4 Thu 2 Nov 2023   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Sidgwick Site, Raised Faculty Building, Room: 327 map Regina Karousou-Fokas
5 Thu 9 Nov 2023   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Sidgwick Site, Raised Faculty Building, Room: 327 map Regina Karousou-Fokas
6 Thu 16 Nov 2023   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Sidgwick Site, Raised Faculty Building, Room: 327 map Regina Karousou-Fokas
7 Thu 23 Nov 2023   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Sidgwick Site, Raised Faculty Building, Room: 327 map Regina Karousou-Fokas
8 Thu 18 Jan   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Sidgwick Site, Raised Faculty Building, Room: 327 map Regina Karousou-Fokas
9 Thu 25 Jan   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Sidgwick Site, Raised Faculty Building, Room: 327 map Regina Karousou-Fokas
10 Thu 1 Feb   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Sidgwick Site, Raised Faculty Building, Room: 327 map Regina Karousou-Fokas
11 Thu 8 Feb   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Sidgwick Site, Raised Faculty Building, Room: 327 map Regina Karousou-Fokas
12 Thu 15 Feb   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Sidgwick Site, Raised Faculty Building, Room: 327 map Regina Karousou-Fokas
13 Thu 22 Feb   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Sidgwick Site, Raised Faculty Building, Room: 327 map Regina Karousou-Fokas
14 Thu 29 Feb   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Sidgwick Site, Raised Faculty Building, Room: 327 map Regina Karousou-Fokas
15 Thu 7 Mar   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Sidgwick Site, Raised Faculty Building, Room: 327 map Regina Karousou-Fokas
Topics covered

The course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • Providing and extracting personal information (e.g. origin, age, family and relationships, characteristics and personality, employment)
  • Talking about hobbies, free time activities, interests, and habits
  • Describing housing, with details about different types of accommodation and outgoings
  • Describing the local area and other places, weather, and nature
  • Stating preferences, likes and dislikes
  • Issuing and responding to invitations
  • Talking about holidays and travel
  • Talking about the past in general and tell stories
  • Plan for the future
  • Discovering Greece
  • Eating in and out
  • Talking about health and fitness: healthy eating and lifestyle, ailments and symptoms
  • Going shopping
Objectives

By the end of the Course students will be able to:

  • Listening/Speaking: Understand the highest frequency vocabulary related to areas of most immediate personal relevance and the main point in short, clear, simple messages and announcements.
  • Speaking: Communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar topics and activities and handle very short social exchanges.
  • Reading: Understand texts, articles and personal letters on familiar topics as well as extract predictable information in simple everyday material such as advertisements, prospectuses, menus and timetables.
  • Writing: Write brief, simple notes and letters on familiar or predictable matters, relating to areas of immediate needs.
Aims

At Basic 2 Level the main aims are:

  • to revise and build on the basic grammatical structures and vocabulary;
  • to further develop students’ understanding of the salient linguistic features of the language;
  • to establish the learner as a confident language user in a range of predictable everyday situations related to areas of immediate relevance;
  • to enhance students’ understanding of contemporary Greek culture and life.
Format

Presentations, practicals and online learning

System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Charging
  • Students Fees: £285 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £320 to be paid online. Please select ‘All charged’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Links to the online store will be provided with your confirmation email.
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (Raven log in), once the course has started.
Notes
Duration

Fifteen taught sessions of two hours plus online learning

Frequency

Subject to demand

Related courses
Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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