Here you can find information about all the classes we offer, the syllabus and aim of each class as well as recommended duration and age groups. Since we are a supplementary school, the duration of each level/course depends entirely on the progress of its students. However, it should not take longer than described below.
At the end of A1, A2, B1, B2, the students will be ready to take the assessment for the certification in Greek. Our school, as a certified examination center, can host exams at its premises and our teachers are qualified to prepare the students for all levels of exams.
As well as the academic side of our courses, time is dedicated to teaching cultural elements, emphasizing the customs and traditions of our country and our national holidays.
Pre-school (1½ – 6 year old)
For children 1½ – 4 year old
The playgroups offer the opportunity to children as young as 1½ to participate in activities, sing songs and listen to stories in Greek.
They sessions are run in Greek and provide an excellent introduction to our language and our School.
One parent is required to stay with the child and participate in the session.
For children 3 – 4 year old
Duration: 1 year
The students can have a first contact with Greek through activities and games. They learn how to understand and repeat phrases or words that they hear in Greek by having fun and playing with other children.
Of course, what elevates their speaking skills is the parallel practice of speaking Greek at home.
For children 4 – 6 year old
Duration: 1-2 years
The students learn the alphabet and combinations of letters. They start to learn more difficult words and phrases. They also learn how to use the Greek verbs correctly and how to say and write small and simple sentences.
At this class constant verbal exercises are of great importance, and their repetitive practice at home is crucial.
Children (6 – 16 year old)
Duration: 4-5 years
At this level students should be able to understand and speak basic Greek in order to take their knowledge in grammar and vocabulary a step further. They also develop their skills in reading, reading comprehension, writing and speaking.
The students can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. They can introduce themselves and others, and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people they know and things they have.
Duration: 2-3 years
The students learn more expanded meanings in Greek by using more and widened themes in speaking and writing. At this stage all students are expected to know how to speak Greek and understand fully listening and verbal exercises. They will learn the grammar and vocabulary needed to expand their knowledge in Greek themes, daily life and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
Duration: 2-3 years
The B1 level is the first in a series of six language proficiency levels that characterize the language user as independent and can be considered a crucial milestone. Candidates at this level are able to function autonomously and effectively in common communicative situations.
The students can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.They can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest and they can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
Our school’s course provides comprehensive preparation for success in examinations and lays the appropriate foundations for further advancement.
Duration: 2-3 years
B2 certification is necessary for studies in Greece, for admission to Greek universities, for practicing healthcare professions in Greece, and also for employment purposes both in the private and public sectors.
We offer an innovative and interactive B2 level Greek language course.
The students can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in their field of specialisation. They can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
For every age depending on the demand. It can last for as long as the group needs.
In this “Conversation lesson” can participate the children who are older than the age in which they are required to know how to speak Greek in order to take part in one of our classes, as well as children who want to learn how to speak Greek without learning all the grammar needed. Students gradually learn basic phrases and simple meanings/themes in order to start doing simple conversations in Greek. The class’s time is completely devoted to verbal practice, by simultaneously using small texts and sentences for reading. The students are required to practise at home everything they learn in class in order to optimise their speaking skills in Greek.
Preparation for British General Qualifications
We offer an engaging GCSE class that is highly popular among both English and Greek speaking students. This course provides a stimulating learning experience where students can enhance their reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills by exploring a wide range of age-appropriate and interesting topics.
By studying modern Greek, students will have the opportunity to:
- Improve their communication skills in both spoken and written forms of the language.
- Gain the ability to express their thoughts and ideas effectively in written and spoken Greek.
- Deepen their understanding of language usage in various contexts and expand their vocabulary.
- Develop an appreciation and understanding of the culture and identity of Greek-speaking countries and communities.
- Foster bilingual learning.
- Establish a solid foundation for further language study, which can be valuable in both personal and professional endeavors.
The course is offered at two levels: foundation tier and higher tier. The duration of the course ranges from two to three years depending on the students’ prior knowledge. As expected, at the end of this course the students can give the GCSE exams in Greek.
We have developed a new class, the Greek Level 3 (A-Level) Advanced GCSE, with the aim of inspiring students to appreciate the language, literature, film, and culture of Greece and Cyprus. Our course is designed to be motivating and inspiring, providing students with an opportunity to develop advanced-level knowledge of the Greek language, as well as an understanding of the culture of Greece and Cyprus. Additionally, the course focuses on developing practical and valuable language skills, along with transferable study skills. This comprehensive program will not only prepare students for higher education but also enhance their employability profile.
The Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCSE in Greek (listening, reading, and writing) consists of three externally examined papers that assess different language skills.
- Paper 1 evaluates translation into English, reading comprehension, and writing with a research question.
- Paper 2 assesses translation into Greek and requires a written response to literary texts and films.
- Paper 3 focuses on listening, reading, and writing in Greek.
Our school offers online adult lessons during the week on afternoons, and face to face lessons every Saturday morning. The time of Saturday’s lesson can be discussed and can change according to the teacher’s availability and the group’s needs.
Are you an adult eager to explore the beauty of the Greek language? Look no further! Our specially designed Modern Greek lessons for beginners are tailored to meet your needs and aspirations. Led by our skilled instructors, you will swiftly acquire the fundamental building blocks of this vibrant language, from mastering everyday vocabulary to confidently expressing yourself in real-life situations. Dive into the captivating nuances of Modern Greek through interactive exercises, engaging conversations, and immersive activities.
As you progress, you’ll unravel the mysteries of Greek culture, traditions, and contemporary life, giving you a holistic understanding of this captivating Mediterranean nation.
At the end of this course, you could take the Ellinomatheia A1 exam.
On this course you will learn more advanced vocabulary and will get prepared to discuss wider topics as well as the basic grammar needed to accomplish this. At our school, we cater to those who have already acquired a solid foundation in Greek and are eager to take their skills to the next level.
Led by our highly experienced instructors, you will delve into the intricacies of grammar, expand your vocabulary, and refine your conversational fluency.
At the end of this course, you could take the Ellinomatheia A2 exam.
Through dynamic discussions, stimulating activities, and engaging cultural explorations, you will gain profound insights into Greek society, literature, and contemporary issues. Our personalised approach ensures that you receive the individual attention and guidance necessary for your continued growth and mastery of the language.
Join our vibrant community of Greek language enthusiasts and immerse yourself in a world of linguistic excellence.
You will learn the vocabulary and grammar needed to accomplice this and develop your speaking / social skills on a detailed level.
At the end of this course, you could take the Ellinomatheia B1 exam.
Private online lessons
Our adult’s groups are always small. However, our school also offers the opportunity to do online private lessons where the rhythm and curriculum are personalised according to the student’s needs. The teacher can either prepare the student for the Greek exams, or just help him develop mainly his speaking skills. Please contact our school to learn about teachers’ availability (days/hours).