Greek language lessons

Greek language lessons  in Greece, island of Ikaria & Thessaloniki. Also Oslo (Norway) or Istanbul. We offer Greek language courses for more than 20 years.

Learn Greek in Greece or outside the country with Ikarian Centre. Select one of the following Greek language lessons and register. If you want to stay informed for new courses, register in our mailing list

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Photography workshop with
Greek language lessons on the island Ikaria

Photography workshop with <br>Greek language lessons on the island Ikaria
The photography workshop  with Greek language lessons on the island Ikaria is directed to adult enthusiasts of both photography, and modern Greek language. Amateur photographers with some experience, who wish to improve their technique, are invited to attend, as well as beginners who wish to ... Read More

Learn Greek in Greece
Easter course, island Ikaria

Learn Greek in Greece <br>Easter course, island Ikaria
Learn Greek in Greece in Easter.  Start or improve your skills in Greek language in an intensive Greek language course with activities during Easter holiday, on the island of Ikaria. At the same time discover the traditions of the Greek Easter. Learn Greek in Greece, ... Read More

Greek in Greece
Greek language courses, island Ikaria

Greek in Greece
Are you planing to study Greek in Greece? Ikarian Centre teaches Greek in Greece, on the island of Ikaria, for more than 20 years. The following Greek language courses, will take place on-campus, in Arethousa, during 2018. The Greek language courses on the island Ikaria ... Read More

Modern Greek for classicists and archaeologists

Modern Greek for classicists and archaeologists
The course " Greek for Greek classicists and archaeologists " is designed for beginners who already know ancient Greek and wish to use this previous knowledge to accelerate their learning of modern Greek. The aim of the course is to present, within a short time, ... Read More

Summer Greek language courses
Evdilos Ikaria

Summer Greek language courses <br>Evdilos Ikaria
During summer 2018, the summer Greek language courses EVDILOS IKARIA will take place at hotel Atheras, in the coastal village of Evdilos. Note that during the rest of the year, including August, the Geek language courses and some special language courses like "Greek literature" and "reading ... Read More

Greek literature summer courses
Arethousa, Ikaria

Greek literature summer courses
Two Greek Literature summer courses are on the schedule for 2018: - 4-12 July 2018, - 4-12 September 2018 The second course is a repetition of the first The Greek Literature summer courses are intended for adults who are speakers of modern Greek as a second language, ... Read More

Greek language course
Olive harvest

Greek language course <br> Olive harvest
   The Greek language course " olive harvest "  is an opportunity to begin learning Greek, or to improve your skills in the Greek language while participating in the olive harvest—an experience both enjoyable and educational. You will learn about the various steps in the ... Read More

Greek language courses in Thessaloniki

Greek language courses in Thessaloniki
Greek language lessons in Thessaloniki can be arranged at any time for groups of at least 4 students. If you would like us to organize a lesson in Thessaloniki for your group, please contact us Minimum duration: 10 lessons in 11 days, 3 hours of ... Read More

Greek language courses in Oslo, Norway

Greek language courses in Oslo, Norway
A new circle of intensive Greek language lessons will be offered in Oslo, Norway on the following weekends:
  • 4-5 February 2017
  • 4-5 March 2017
  • 25-26 March 2017
  • 22-23 April 2017
Information about the new courses will be announced here soon. If you have any question ... Read More

Christmas stories: A Christmas reading adventure

Christmas stories: A Christmas reading adventure
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - Tuesday 2 January 2018 (7 days) This class is intended for speakers of Greek as a second language who are able to read short stories in Greek and to engage in conversations about them.  This 'adventure' will be an opportunity ... Read More

What makes our teaching method different?

The teacher speaks as little as possible in the class, and encourages students to speak instead. The teacher briefly presents the lesson material (vocabulary and grammatical rules), encourages the students to speak using THIS material, and corrects students' mistakes. The number of students per class is very small; never more than 8, and usually 3 -4. During 3 hours of class per day, this gives plenty of opportunity for students to talk. Usually contact with the language does not stop after class hours. The teachers and the students live together on campus - or very nearby - and create a community. Many of the after-the-class-activities are organized in order to encourage contact between the members of this small community. The environment is friendly and relaxed.  There is no reason ...
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Do you have my level?

A small group with students at a similar level is the key for the success of a lesson. The classes are usually formed after students arrive, and after we evaluate their language skills via a written quiz and an oral interview.  We look for gaps in grammar and vocabulary, the skill level in oral communication in Greek, and the general level of motivation of each student.  Instead of the students adjusting to the course we prefer to do the opposite in our lessons: The course is adjusted according to the needs of the class and each individual student ...
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Levels

The curriculum follows the guidelines set by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages that was put together by the Council of Europe. It is widely used in Europe to describe achievements of users of foreign languages. The Common European Framework divides foreign language users into three broad divisions (Basic: A - Independent: B - Proficient: C) which can be sub-divided into six levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2. Α description of each level is as follows: Proficient User C2 (Advanced): Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. Can summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstruct arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of ...
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