We offer the General LFA course in Modern Greek:
The course is aimed at those with no previous knowledge of Greek. It is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students, staff and members of the public.
19 x 2-hour classes, plus end-of-year exams (listening, oral and written).
The course aims to help you develop basic language skills in all four main areas – speaking, reading, writing, listening – so that you are able to communicate in basic Greek and understand what people say to you in a variety of social situations.
You will gain a solid background in grammar which will enable you to build on your skills through more in-depth study later on.
Additionally, you will learn about Greek culture and customs.
At the end of the course, you will be able to:
A communicate approach will be used throughout the course with an emphasis on real-time situations. Grammar will be taught in context. You will need to obtain a textbook to support your studies (see details in the Reading and resources section).
Alongside the class, you will be expected to spend around 2-3 hours each week on private study, as advised by your tutor.
This course will be subject to end-of-year examinations and certification. An LFA certificate will be awarded to participants who pass the end-of-year exams (oral, listening and written).
Register for this course
Our Registration page has an up-to-date list of which courses are available in 2012-13.
Fees for general (19-week) courses
FREE: University of York undergraduate students (one free course per student per undergraduate degree). More on free LFA courses for undergraduates.
£119: University of York Year 1, 2, 3, and 4 undergraduate students (rate for any subsequent courses after free entitlement has been used)
£119: University of York postgraduate students
£132: Over 60s; students from other colleges
£149: University staff and members of the public