Greek for Adults

The Greek language and culture are one of the oldest and most beautiful in the world! 

It's no wonder why thousands of adults around the world choose to learn Greek each day even if they are not of Greek heritage.  

 

We teach Modern Greek as a second/foreign language to English speaking adults. Our courses focus on the four main language skills (Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking) by using different teaching methods. 

Modern Greek Language & Culture Classes for Adults

Why learn Greek as an adult?

Family and friends!  

Stay connected with your Greek heritage and culture and be able to communicate with family and friends locally, around the world and in Greece.

Holidays! 

Greece is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world attracting over 32 million people a year!  Most Greeks are fluent in English but speaking the mother language makes your holidays more memorable with the locals.

Science, Medicine, Law, Biology ...

Over 90% of the terminology in humanities and sciences is Greek. If you are working or studying in any of these fields you will find it easier if you learn Greek.

One language that influences the world

Greek is one of the oldest languages on Earth and has influenced the evolution of many languages around the world. About 35% of the English vocabulary is derived from the Greek language and Modern Greek is the continuity of the Ancient Greek language. Awesome, yes? 

History and culture that is alive and thriving

Greek history and culture are rooted in the ancient fabric that humankind evolved from. Even in modern times, Greek still plays a heavy influence on our everyday lives. Are you a fan of Game of Thrones? Perhaps you should check out the original epics from Homer that heavily influenced this modern-day drama.

The people, culture and food is amazing  

Learning a language is mostly about understanding a culture. When you learn Greek you’ll be amazed by the beauty of the Greek people, our food, music, poetry, and literature.  

Course Levels & Fees

Teaching basis

Our adults' courses are based on your level of proficiency in the Greek language. Moving up a level is based on your proficiency. 

If this is your first time with us (or perhaps it's been a while) and you are interested in one of our Intermediate and Advanced courses, our teachers will contact you to see if they are a good fit for you.  

Courses offered

Course 1:  Introduction to Greek Language and Culture

Course 2:  Intermediate A Greek Language and Culture

Course 3:  Intermediate B Greek Language and Culture

Course 4:  Advanced Greek Language and Culture

Delivery method

Lessons are held online via Zoom and attended by students from all around the world. 

 

Duration

Each course is designed to be delivered over a year and is broken down over three (3) terms, lasting 12-weeks each term. 

 

A two (2) week break is provided between each term. 

Each term is a continuation of the previous term, eg Term 2 is a continuation of Term 1 etc. 

Term 1 – 23 February to 11 May 
Term 2 – 25 May to 10 August 
Term 3 – 24 August to 9 November 

Please note: term dates are subject to change based on enrolment demands. Where changes are needed, we will contact you to discuss in more detail. 

Enrolment dates

Enrollment dates are open 2 weeks prior to the commencement of each term and close the Friday before class commencement.

 

Please contact us for any late enrolments as we may be able to accommodate you. 

 

Enrolment forms

Forms are available in our Resources section including our payment details. 

Course times

Course 1:  Introduction A - Tuesday nights 5pm to 7pm

Course 1:  Introduction B - Tuesday nights 7pm - 9pm

Course 2:  Intermediate A - Wednesday nights 6pm to 8pm

Course 3:  Intermediate B - Thursday nights 6pm to 8pm

Course 4:  Advanced - Tuesday mornings 11am to 1pm

Please note: course days/times are subject to change based on enrolment demands. Where changes are needed, we will contact you to discuss in more detail. 

 

Course fees

Each course is $250.00 per term

Payment is required on enrolment to secure your place. 

Please contact us if you are having trouble with making payment. 

Course 1 - Introduction

Welcome to the Greek Language and Culture! 


This course will teach basic skills of reading, writing and speaking Modern Greek and discuss aspects of the Greek culture from a historical, religious and customary aspect. 

Introduction A courses are intended for new students who are just learning the joys of the Greek Language and Culture. 

Introduction B courses are intended for ongoing students who are not yet ready for our Intermediate course or those that have discussed their abilities with our teacher and are more suited to this level. 

Prerequisite: Willingness to learn!!!

Course 2 - Intermediate A

Once you have mastered the basic knowledge of Modern Greek, we assist you in Intermediate A and B to further progress and formalise and enhance your knowledge. We aim to improve your skills in reading, writing and speaking Greek. We will further expand your understanding of our Greek culture from a historical, religious and customary aspect. 

Prerequisite: This course is for students who have attended our Introduction (all three terms). New students will also be admitted provided their knowledge of Greek is to this level of competency (to be determined by an informal test).

Course 3 - Intermediate B

Once you have mastered the basic knowledge of Modern Greek, we assist you in Intermediate A and B to progress further and formalise and enhance your knowledge. We aim to improve your skills in reading, writing and speaking Greek. We will further expand your understanding of our Greek culture from a historical, religious and customary aspect. 

Prerequisite: This course is for students who have attended Intermediate Course A (all three terms). New students will also be admitted provided their knowledge of Greek is to this level of competency (to be determined by an informal test).

Course 4 - Advanced

Once you have reasonably mastered Intermediate A and B levels of Modern Greek, we assist you in our advanced level to formalise and enhance your knowledge. We aim to improve your skills in reading, writing and speaking Greek. We will further expand your understanding of our Greek culture from a historical, religious and customary aspect. 

Prerequisite: This course is for students who have attended and reasonably completed our Introduction A and B levels (all three terms for each). New students will also be admitted provided their knowledge of Greek is to this level of competency (to be determined by an informal test).

Postal Address:    PO Box 4970, Kingston ACT 2604

Venue:                      Hellenic Club, Matilda St, Woden ACT 2606

 

email:                        greekcom.act@bigpond.com

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