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 to dust off and to improve your Greek, to learn about Greek Christmas traditions and – at the same time – to get to know a small Aegean island outside of the usual summer tourist period.
We will read Greek fairy tales and short pieces of literature focused around Christmas and New Year’s Day. We will also participate in various New Year’s traditions, including cooking and eating local foods based on the Mediterranean diet. We will enjoy the local winter landscape and the atmosphere of the island at this time of the year.
- Number of participants: 3-7 individuals
- Location and stay
- Local transportation
- Arrival and departure: We suggest you to fly from Athens with sky express on Wednesday the 27th, and return on Wednesday the 3rd, www.skyexpress.gr. More info regarding arrival & departure of the students
- How to get to Ikaria
- Tuition: 750€. On-campus accommodation in a private room is included
- Registration: Send following application for pre-registration as soon as possible. The registration fee is 290 euros and must be deposited with the Ikarian Center with your final registration on the 21st of November 2017. The remainder of the tuition is due at the beginning of the course. If the student cancels his or her participation, the registration fee will be refunded until the 21st of November 2018. After that date there will be no refunds, but the student retains the right to participate in another class in language or literature within the same or the following year.
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