Greek Advanced - Conversation | Valley Park Community High School, Maidstone

Greek Advanced - Conversation at Valley Park Community High School, Maidstone

Greek Advanced - Conversation at Valley Park Community High School, Maidstone

Price: £160.00 Starts: 12/10/2017 Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Tutor: Colin Kent Ends: 18/01/2018 Location: Valley Park Community High School, Maidstone
Level: Level 2 Day of Week: THU Duration: 11 weeks

This course has started, but is still accepting enrolments. This course has already started but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 2222 and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running.

About this course

This class based Greek Advanced- Conversation course will build on what has been learnt in the Intermediate Plus course and Advanced. You will work towards increasing your ability to exchange information in different situations using a range of grammatical structures. All learners will benefit from exchanging conversation face to face with a supportive tutor and others, You will study the Greek language in different registers e.g. popular idiomatic, literary, journalistic, business/commercial style etc. Opportunities will be given to improve pronunciation and fluency and to extend your knowledge of Greece and its culture.

By the end of the course you should be able to:

- Demonstrate improved listening and speaking skills as there will be greater emphasis on oral communication
- Express opinions and ideas taking part in discussion
- Deal with emergencies or unforeseen circumstances

How will I be taught?

The emphasis is on oral communication (speaking and listening) but some reading and writing will also be included. The course will be conducted in the foreign language. A variety of teaching strategies will be used. Learner participation will be through individual, pair and group work. Cassettes/CDs and DVDs may be used.
Initial assessment will be carried out at the beginning of the course to assess individual skill level. Each student starting point will be recorded on an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and targets will be set. This will be revisited from time to time during the course to monitor and record progress. Tutors will mark homework and give written or verbal feedback.

What do I need to bring with me?

All students will need a good Greek/English dictionary (your tutor can advise) and preferably an internet connection at home. Please bring a pen and paper and an A4 ring binder for handouts. Unless details are outlined above, we advise not to buy equipment, books or materials until after the first session.

What can I do next?

Your tutor will advise you on the appropriate follow up course. If unsure please ask to talk with a Language curriculum leader.
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What do I need to join the course

You must have attended a higher level Greek course or have studied the language for at least 3-4 years.
This course is for those who have completed an Intermediate Plus (or higher level) course or who have previously studied Greek and can speak, read and write basic Greek. You should have an understanding of how the language works.

About the Tutor: Colin Kent

Colin Kent has been teaching Greek for nearly 20 years. He is an Associate of the Greek Institute in London. He has many years experience of tutoring students for GCSE, AS Level and A level Greek examinations.

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Getting there

Valley Park Community High School
Huntsman Lane
ME14 5DS

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code MAI/51079/F/LC.
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