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Modern Greek Courses for Adults for 2022

Our Courses in 2022

Learn Modern Greek by attending our courses offered in 2022 and planned according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages *

*In the document above summarised information about the levels of language knowledge is found on pages 24, 26-29, 58-62, 64-84, 86-87, 96, 110, 112, 114, 117-118, 122, 124-125, 129).

Courses: Modern Greek A1, A2, B1, B2, C levels (Click each level to see the classes offered)

Term 1 (31 January - 8 April) – 10 Sessions x 2 hours - Classes may run on March 14 (Labour Day), if students wish; otherwise, replacement classes will be arranged.
Term 2 (26 April - 27 June) – 9 Sessions x 2 hours - Classes may run on June 13 (Queen's Birthday), if students wish; otherwise, replacement classes will be arranged.
Term 3 (11 July - 16 September) – 10 Sessions x 2 hours
Term 4 (03 October - 16 December) – 11 Sessions x 2 hours - - Classes may run on November 1 (Melbourne Cup), if students wish; otherwise, replacement classes will be arranged.
Venue: Online classes will be delivered via Zoom or Skype - Face to face classes will be held at Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture, 168 Lonsdale St., Melbourne (map)
Dates: See each level below.
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm except for some B1 and C1 classes (see below)

1. A1 level courses preparing students to be able to:

  • understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
  • introduce themselves and others and ask and answer questions about personal details such as where they live, people they know and things they have.
  • interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

Read more on Common Reference Levels - self-assessment grid (pdf document 347KB)

There are 6 classes to complete MG-A1 level starting from the entry class MG-A1.1 for absolute beginners and ending with the class MG-A1.6; each class lasts one term (9-11 sessions X 2 hours)

2022 Modern Greek A1 level classes
Days/Commencement dates

Classes

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

MG-A1.1

Th. 3/2

W. 27/4

Th. 14/7

W. 5/10

MG-A1.2

Th. 3/2

Th. 28/4

W. 13/7

Th. 6/10

MG-A1.3

W. 2/2

Th. 28/4

Th. 14/7

W. 5/10

MG-A1.4

W. 27/4

Th. 14/7

Th. 6/10

MG-A1.5

W. 13/7

Th. 6/10

MG-A1.6

W. 5/10

All A1 classes operate 6:30-8:30pm

# of Sessions

10

9

10

11

Tuition fees

$320

$288

$320

$352

Book fees

$140 (Greek for you, Neohel - $85 textbook and $55 workbook) + $15 postage, if students wish delivery by post.

Notes: For all A1 level classes there are both face to face and online (via Skype or Zoom) learning options; please email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you wish to participate online.

An additional half an hour speaking/conversation session may be offered prior to or after each class at the cost of $72 per term; students should discuss with their teachers about this option in the first class of the term. A minimum number of 4 students is required.

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2. A2 level courses preparing students to be able to:

  • understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
  • communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
  • describe in simple terms aspects of their background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

Read more on Common Reference Levels - self-assessment grid (pdf document 347KB)

There are 4 classes to complete MG-A2 level starting from the class MG-A2.1 for students with a lower elementary knowledge and ending with the class MG-A2.4; each class lasts one term (9-11 sessions X 2 hours).

2022 Modern Greek A2 level classes
Days/Commencement dates

Classes

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

MG-A2.1

W. 2/2

MG-A2.2

W. 27/4

MG-A2.3

W. 13/7

MG-A2.4

W. 5/10

All A2 classes operate between 6:30-8:30pm

# of Sessions

10

9

10

11

Tuition fees

$320

$288

$320

$352

Book fees

$70 (Greek A, Patakis) + $15 postage, if students wish delivery by post.

Notes: For all A2 level classes there are both face to face and online (via Skype or Zoom) learning options; please email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you wish to participate online.

An additional half an hour speaking/conversation session may be offered prior to or after each class at the cost of $72 per term; students should discuss with their teachers about this option in the first class of the term. A minimum number of 4 students is required.

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3. B1 level courses preparing students to be able to:

  • understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
  • deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken.
  • produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.
  • describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

Read more on Common Reference Levels - self-assessment grid (pdf document 347KB)

There are 8 classes to complete MG-B1 level (lower intermediate level) starting from the class MG-B1.1 and ending with the class MG-B1.8; each class lasts one term (9-11 sessions X 2 hours).

2022 Modern Greek B1 level classes 
Days/Commencement dates

Classes

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

MG-B1.1

M. 31/1

MG-B1.2

W. 2/2

M. 2/5

MG-B1.3

W. 27/4

M. 11/7

MG-B1.4

Th. 3/2

W. 13/7 M. 3/10

MG-B1.5

Th. 3/2

Th. 28/4 W. 5/10
MG-B1.6 Th. 28/4 Th. 14/7
MG-B1.7 M. 31/1 Th. 14/7 Th. 7/10
MG-B1.8 M. 2/5 Th. 7/10

All B1 classes operate between 6:30-8:30pm, except for the classes: MG-B1.5-term 1, MG-B1.6-term 2, MG-B1.7-term 3, MG-B1.8-term 4 which will be running from 4:20 to 6:20 pm

# of Sessions

10

9

   10

 11

Tuition fees

$320

$288

$320

$352

Book fees 

MG-B1.1-4: $80 (Greek B, Patakis)

MG-B1.5-8: $90 (Trip to Greece 2, Grigoris)

+ $15 postage, if students wish delivery by post.


Notes: For all B1 level classes there are both face to face and online (via Skype or Zoom) learning options; please email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you wish to participate online.

An additional half an hour speaking/conversation session may be offered prior to or after each class at the cost of $72 per term; students should discuss with their teachers about this option in the first class of the term. A minimum number of 4 students is required.

Jump to Enrolment (click here)

 

4. B2 level courses preparing students to be able to:

  • understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation.
  • interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
  • produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Read more on Common Reference Levels - self-assessment grid (pdf document 347KB)

There are 8 classes to completeMG-B2 level (lower intermediate level) starting from the class MG-B2.1 and ending with the class MG-B2.8; each class lasts one term (9-11 sessions X 2 hours).

2022 Modern Greek B2 level classes 
Days/Commencement dates

Classes

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

MG-B2.1

 

M. 11/7

MG-B2.2

M. 3/10

All B2 classes operate between 6:30-8:30pm     

# of Sessions

10

9

   10

 11

Tuition fees

$320

$288

$320

$352

Book fees 

 $90 (Trip to Greece 3, Grigoris)

+ $15 postage, if students wish delivery by post.

Notes: For all B2 level classes there are both face to face and online (via Skype or Zoom) learning options; please email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you wish to participate online.

An additional half an hour speaking/conversation session may be offered prior to or after each class at the cost of $72 per term; students should discuss with their teachers about this option in the first class of the term. A minimum number of 4 students is required.

Jump to Enrolment (click here)


5. C level (C1, C2) courses preparing students to be able to:

  • understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning.
  • express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  • use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
  • produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

Read more on Common Reference Levels - self-assessment grid (pdf document 347KB)

There are 12 classes to complete MG-C1 level (advanced level 1) starting from the class MG-C1.1 and ending with the class MG-C1.12 and 12 classes to complete MG-C2 level (advanced level 2) starting from the class MG-C2.1 and ending with the class MG-C2.12; each class lasts one term (9-11 sessions X 2 hours).

In 2022 we only offer C1 Level classes.

2022 Modern Greek C level (C1) classes 
Days/Commencement dates

Classes

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

MG-C1.7

Tu. 1/2*

MG-C1.8

Tu. 1/2**

Tu. 26/4*

MG-C1.9

Tu. 26/4**

Tu. 12/7*

MG-C1.10

Tu. 12/7**

Tu. 4/10*

MG-C1.11

Tu. 4/10**

*These C1 classes operate between 4:00-6:00pm

** These C1 classes operate between 6:30-8:30pm

# of Sessions

10

9

10

11

Tuition fees

$320

$288

$320

$352

Book fees 

$ 130 (Click on Greek, C1, Centre for the Greek language)

+ $15 postage, if students wish delivery by post

Notes:

For all C1 level classes there are both face to face and online (via Skype or Zoom) learning options; please email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you wish to participate online

An additional half an hour speaking/conversation session may be offered prior to or after each class at the cost of $72 per term; students should discuss with their teachers about this option in the first class of the term. A minimum number of 4 students is required

Jump to Enrolment (click here)

 

6. Modern Greek Speaking(Conversation) classes for students who want to practise and improve their speaking skills.


In 2022 we offer Speaking(Conversation) classes-level B1-B2 on Wednesdays or Thursdays, 6:30 - 8:30pm: these classes cater to students whose knowledge is of A2 level and above ( Common Reference Levels - self-assessment grid (pdf document 347KB)

2022 Modern Greek Speaking(Conversation) classes
Days/Commencement dates

6:30-8:30pm on Wednesdays or Thursdays

Term 1*

Term 2*

Term 3*

Term 4*

W. 2/2 or Th. 3/2

W. 27/4 or Th. 28/4

W. 13/7 or Th. 14/7

W. 6/10 or Th. 7/10

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

# of Sessions

10

9

10

11

Tuition fees

$320

$288

$320

$352

Book fees

(Study materials) $20

Note: Modern Greek Speaking(Conversation) classes will start as face to face classes; after the first class students may discuss with their teacher if they wish to continue online.

* Please express your interest indicating the day you prefer by emailing to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it -An enrolment form will be sent to you.


7. Modern Greek classes during daytime hours (10 am- 4 pm)

If you wish to study Greek during daytime hours (10 am- 4 pm) or if you want to get prepared for the examinations for the Certification of Attainment in Greek (https://www.greek-language.gr/certification/node/cert_en.html) classes may be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Venue: Online classes will be delivered via Zoom or Skype - Face to face classes will be held at Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture, 168 Lonsdale St., Melbourne (map)

Fees: $320 for 10 classes X 2 hours or $480 for 10 classes X 3 hours + book fees according to your level.

To express you interest please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . A teacher will contact you to discuss further details (placement assessment, schedule, etc.).

 

Enrolment:

Click here for the Online Enrolment Form OR

Email us to arrange another way of enrolment

Info: 03 9662 2722 - Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 
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