Course title:
Modern Greek for Fun Year 2 (elementary)
Tutor:
Eleni Vezyri-Allison
Course ID:
C3680092
Start date:
29/04/2022
End date:
24/06/2022
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Fri 29 Apr 2022 14:15 PM - 16:15 PM 2
Fri 06 May 2022 14:15 PM - 16:15 PM 2
Fri 13 May 2022 14:15 PM - 16:15 PM 2
Fri 20 May 2022 14:15 PM - 16:15 PM 2
Fri 27 May 2022 14:15 PM - 16:15 PM 2
Fri 10 Jun 2022 14:15 PM - 16:15 PM 2
Fri 17 Jun 2022 14:15 PM - 16:15 PM 2
Fri 24 Jun 2022 14:15 PM - 16:15 PM 2
Total sessions: 8
Total number of classroom hours: 16
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 16
Date
Fri 29 Apr 2022
Times
14:15 PM - 16:15 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 06 May 2022
Times
14:15 PM - 16:15 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 13 May 2022
Times
14:15 PM - 16:15 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 20 May 2022
Times
14:15 PM - 16:15 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 27 May 2022
Times
14:15 PM - 16:15 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 10 Jun 2022
Times
14:15 PM - 16:15 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 17 Jun 2022
Times
14:15 PM - 16:15 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 24 Jun 2022
Times
14:15 PM - 16:15 PM
Hours
2
Total sessions:
8
Total number of classroom hours:
16
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
16
Venue:
Online Learning with Zoom and Canvas
Leads to qualification?    No
Level:     Level 1 (level information)
Is this course part of a programme of study?
No
Programme details
Programme title:
Programme aims:
Programme description:
Who is this programme for?
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
Fee
£51.20 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
This course is for improvers
Other

Some prior knowledge of Greek is required. Ideally, you need to have studied Greek previously for about a year and a half. If you are not sure if this is the right level course for you please contact the WEA and ask to be put in contact with the tutor.

This course is for improvers
Other

Some prior knowledge of Greek is required. Ideally, you need to have studied Greek previously for about a year and a half. If you are not sure if this is the right level course for you please contact the WEA and ask to be put in contact with the tutor.

What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
If you are new to this group you may need to buy a book with accompanying CDs costing up to £30. You will be notified nearer the start of the course. You may need to print / download from Canvas, the WEA's digital learning platform, additional materials for the course provided by the tutor.
Course aim:
To refresh and expand some of your previous knowledge of Greek with more everyday language you need for a visit to Greece / Cyprus and to give you an insight into the Greek lifestyle and culture.
Course description:
This course is designed to build on your previous knowledge of Greek and help you develop further your basic skills in order to be able to engage in simple conversation with the locals in a range of common situations. Although the emphasis will be on speaking and listening the course you will also help you improve your reading and writing skills and it will give you a further insight into the country and its people. In a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, you will be introduced to more, useful everyday language and you will practise using key words and phrases in a fun and enjoyable way through a variety of activities (including pictures, games and roleplays). You will also will have the opportunity to ask for personalised vocabulary.
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. Use new words and expressions in Greek.
2. Hold simple conversations more confidently on this term’s topics.
3. Listen to and demonstrate understanding of aural materials.
4. Read and demonstrate understanding of dialogues, texts and other written materials.
How will I learn?

We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

The WEA tutor will use a range of teaching and learning activities and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning. Your tutor will use tasks to see how you are learning, which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects, discussion, written or practical work. Your tutor will give you feedback on your learning and progress.

WEA Canvas online learning area

Whether your course is face to face or online, the WEA uses its online learning area, called Canvas, to support your learning. This includes using Canvas to think about and record your progress and to give your tutor and the WEA feedback on your course. Your tutor may put resources or activities on Canvas to use during or between lessons. If you want to understand more about our Canvas online learning platform please visit: www.wea.org.uk/help

WEA online sessions/ courses- Zoom

If your course is online, you will join a virtual classroom using a weblink: the WEA uses a video-conferencing tool called Zoom. To use Zoom you will need a Laptop, Computer, Tablet or Smart phone which has speakers, a microphone and a video camera. For some courses, to submit work, we advise you to use a laptop or computer. For more information on Canvas and Zoom please visit www.wea.org.uk/help

Information and advice

For more information and advice about our courses phone our support team on 0300 303 3464 or email: courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Support

We will ask you about any support you may need when you enrol. You can also telephone the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464 or email studentsupport@wea.org.uk. The earlier you tell us about your needs the better. We will be able to provide help more quickly.

You can also find out about what support is available through our Student Handbook. This highlights what you can expect from WEA and what we expect from you. https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/student-handbook

For information about course fees and financial support whilst you study visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/course-fees-and-financial-support

For student support relating to specific learning need or disability visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/learningsupport

What next?

Your tutor will talk with you about what you could do following this course.

You can also find information on our website to support you to make decisions about what you can do next https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/whatsnextandprogression

You may benefit from speaking to the National Careers Service regarding your future career plans - call 0800 100 900 or visit their website https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk