851-0885-10L  Modern Greek Language III (A2.1)

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersA. Rassidakis Kastrinidis
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGreek
CommentYour course regristration is only valid with a simultaneous online registration at the language center (www.sprachenzentrum.uzh.ch).


AbstractThis is Part III of the Modern Greek language course, running over four semesters. Modern Greek III covers level A2.1 of the Global European Framework and is designed for students who have already attended courses I and II at the Sprachenzentrum UNI/ETHZ, or whose language proficiency is equivalent to level A1.2.
ObjectiveExtensive vocabulary work (approx. 400 new words); reading of elementary texts; additional practice through speaking only Greek in class; improving listening comprehension; writing short essays (about the past and the future, describing events and personal experience). Grammar work will focus on verbs (simple past, simple future, subjunctive and imperative; active and passive voice).
ContentChallenging everyday situations; discussion of specific topics (eg. describing pictures and photographs, talking about daily chores); elementary listening comprehension practice (dialogues, talking about events, advertisements); reading comprehension (advertisements, cooking recipies, poems).
Lecture notesKeines
Literature•- Audio-visual materials and handouts (photocopies) will be used. Photocopies will be distributed during the semester.
•- Web-based activities can be accessed via Moodle platform, supported by LET of ETHZ (http://moodle.let.ethz.ch/).
Prerequisites / NoticeAll course participants are expected to
• attend regularly and participate actively in class
• do at least 3 hours of individual study at home
• take part actively in online-activities in the Moodle-LET online-classroom
• submit their written work for correction (Semester-Portfolio)
• pass the semester-test

All participants who fulfill the course requirements will receive a language certificate, issued by the Language Center, awarding 2 ECTS credits.
D-GESS students will receive on-line credit points and marks, in addition to the LC-certificate.

The course is only open to students who register on-line via the Sprachenzentrum-website and who receive on-line confirmation that they have been accepted on this course. Please note the limited online-registration period!
More Information concerning the courses on http://www.sprachenzentrum.uzh.ch/index.php

All Modern-Greek-courses at the Sprachenzentrum do not exceed the beginners' level and therefore are not suitable for greek native speakers. Non-native speakers of greek origin please contact Ms. Rassidakis before enrolling in order to check if the course is not too easy for them.