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Term 2: Greek for Beginners - 8 Weeks

Mondays* from 6:30pm to 8:30pm with Anna! Term 2, 2024.

  • Starts 22 Apr
  • 220 Australian dollars
  • Darwin Adult Short Courses

9 spots left


Course Outline

*Please read the term schedule further down the page regarding public holidays and make-up dates. This beginner's Greek course will introduce the alphabet, greetings and introductions, and how to describe various daily activities. Some of these activities include arranging shopping and ordering food and drink. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: • read the Greek alphabet • extend your Greek vocabulary to enable communication of basic requests and responses • exchange basic greetings in Greek, introduce yourself and others, ask and respond to questions about personal details such as name, nationality, family, work and pastimes • describe family members and use appropriate phrases at social occasions • describe colours in an object • use numbers in a variety of situations, shopping, and concepts of time • order items in Greek from a Greek Taverna menu • communicate in Greek when buying various items from a variety of stores using Euro or Dollar currency, such as food or other items • express your likes and dislikes using adjectives • discuss elements of the Greek language and culture (eg learning appropriate phrases for social occasions) • Begin to identify grammatical concepts in the Greek language including nouns (declension), verbs (conjugation – present tense), adjectives, articles and pronouns (personal and possessive). Content • The Greek alphabet • Greetings • Introducing yourself and others • Daily encounters - shopping, ordering food and drinks • Likes and dislikes • Colours Your Instructor: Anna Macarounas is a teacher with over 30 years of experience who lived and taught in Athens for 24 years. She is bilingual with a Batchelor Degree in Primary/Middle School from the Northern Territory University and has taught different age groups including Adult Migrant classes through the Greek School. Anna is passionate about the Greek language and believes that when learning a language one must understand the cultural component that comes with it. Greek people think a specific way and wants to help her students unlock that way of thinking to be able to communicate. Most importantly, learning must be fun and she is committed to making the lessons just that. For a seniors discount of 10% use coupon code SENIOR at check out - ID will be checked at class register. Have you missed out on enrolling in this course? Just send us an email and we might be able to help you.


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Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS Please choose carefully as course fees will not be refunded to participants who are unable to attend the course due to changes in personal circumstances or work commitments. Course fees will not be refunded once confirmation and/or commencement of the course has occurred. ​In the event of a serious illness, you may request to transfer to the following term. A full refund of course fees will be paid if the advertised course does not proceed. Participants will be advised if a class does not have the minimum number of students to commence.


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