Syllabus

Beginners (BG)

To complete the Beginners level and proceed to the next one, students need to study Modules 1, 2, 3. The aim of the course is to enable students to become basic users of the language; to recognise, understand and use familiar words, basic phrases and simple sentences; to interact in a simple way using everyday expressions and very basic phrases and to ask and answer questions about personal details. The emphasis on this level is on communication and less so on accuracy. Once a student completes all three modules of Beginners level, he/she can move to Intermediate level and will be at a level equivalent to A1 of the Common European Language Framework.

Intermediate (ID)

To complete the Intermediate level and proceed to the next one, students need to study Modules 1, 2, 3. The aim of the course is to enable students to become basic users of the language who deal effectively and with a fair degree of accuracy with everyday communication situations of immediate personal relevance; to use a series of sentences and phrases, to extract specific, simple and predictable information from every day material; to interact successfully in simple routine tasks. Once a student completes all three modules of Intermediate level, he/she can move to Advanced level or Certificate A and will be at a level equivalent to A2 of the Common European Language Framework.

Advanced (AD)

To complete the Advanced level and proceed to the next one, students need to study Modules 1, 2, 3. The aim of the course is to enable students to become independent users of the language who deal effectively and with a good degree of accuracy with familiar communication situations or situations of personal interest; to understand the main points of conversations, descriptions etc; to connect phrases in a simple way. Once a student completes all three modules of Advanced level, he/she can move to Proficient level or Certificate B and will be at a level equivalent to B1 of the Common European Language Framework.

Proficient (PROF)

To complete the Proficient level and proceed to the next one, students need to study Modules 1, 2, 3. The aim of the course is to enable students to become independent users of the language who understand extended speech; to interact fluently and spontaneously; to understand mains ideas of abstract and concrete topics; to present clear and detail accounts on a variety of topics. Once a student completes all three modules of Proficient level, he/she can move to Mastery level or Certificate C and will be at a level equivalent to B2 of the Common European Language Framework.

Mastery (MAST)

To complete the Mastery level and proceed to the next one, students need to study Modules 1, 2, 3. The aim of the course is to enable students to use language for social, academic and professional purposes; to recognise implicit meaning; to interact effectively, spontaneously and with a great degree of flexibility; to understand complex subjects; to present accounts on a variety of concrete or abstract topics accurately and fluently. Once a student completes all three modules of Mastery level, he/she can move to the advanced Conversation class, to Certificate D and will be at a level equivalent to C1 of the Common European Language Framework.

Beginners Conversation (BGC)

The aim of the course is to enable students to become basic users of the language: to deal effectively and with a fair degree of accuracy with every day communication situations of immediate relevance; to interact successfully in simple routine tasks; to understand specific, simple and predictable information from everyday materila; to present accounts on everyday topics using a series of sentences and phrases.

For students who have completed successfully the Beginners level (Modules 1, 2,3) or who have had approximately a minimum of 60 hours of tuition.

Intermediate Conversation (IDC)

The aim of the course is to enable students to become independent users of the language; to understand and present accounts on familiar communication situations or situations of personal interest effectively and with a good degree of accuracy; to connect phrases in a simple way; to recognise explicit as well as implicit meaning.

For students who have completed successfully the Intermediate level (Modules 1, 2, 3) or have had approximately 120 hours of tuition.

Advanced Conversation (ADC)

The aim of the course is to enable students to become independednt users of the language; to understand extended speech; to interact fluently and spontaneously; to understand main ideas of abstract and concrete topics; to present clear and detailed accounts on every day topics.

For students who have completed successfully the Advance level (Modules 1, 2,3) or have had approximately 180 hours of tuition.

Proficient Conversation (PROFC)

The aim of the course is to enable students to interact fluently, effectively, spontaneously and with a great degree of flexibility; to use an extensive vocabulary, idiomatic and colloquial expressions and complex grammatical structures; to understand and present accounts on concrete and abstract topics; to understand explicit as well as implicit meaning; to respond to situations which are unfamiliar to them.

For students who have completed successfully the Proficient level (Modules 1, 2, 3) or have had approximately 240 hours of tuition.

Mastery Conversation (MASTC)

The aim of the course is to enable students to interact fluently, effectively, spontaneously and with a great degree of flexibility; to use an extensive vocabulary, idiomatic and colloquial expressions and complex grammatical structures; to understand and present accounts on concrete and abstract topics; to understand explicit as welll as implicit meaning; to respond to situations which are unfamiliar to them.

For students who have completed successfully the Mastery level (Modules 1, 2, 3) or have had approximately 300 hours of tuition.

Reading & Writing Skills (RWC)

The aim of the course is to enable students who are fluent in speaking Greek to develop their literacy skills progressing gradually from basic to abstract texts. Spelling and writing conventions and the differences between spoken and written word are an integral part of the course.

For students whose speaking and listening skills are at least equivalent to those described in the Proficient level (Modules 1, 2, 3).

Certificate C1 & C2

The aim of the course is to prepare students for the Examination of the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Greek Level C1 & C2.

For students who have completed successfullly the Mastery level (Modules 1, 2, 3) or have had approximately 300 of tuition.