Greek (Modern) Improvers

Greek (Modern) Improvers

This course is suitable for those who have already studied Modern Greek for three terms. You will cover topics such as making and answering a phone call, writing an informal letter, the weather, the seasons and the months, transactions at the post office and the bank, ordering a meze selection at a taverna.  You will also study the past tense and the brLessons will be taught from "Communicate in Greek" by K and F Arvanitakis Vol 1 (ISBN 978-960-7914-38-5), chapters 19-24. 

Learning Outcomes

  •  Expressing necessity, possibility and desire
  • Making requests
  • Making and answering a phone call
  • Talking about past actions
  • Talking about the weather
  • Talking about rooms to let and summer sport activities
  • Comparing people and objects
  • Making suppositions about possible future actions
  • Giving orders or instructions


You will also have studied the following aspects of grammar:

  • The use of the simple subjunctive
  • The simple past
  • Personal pronouns (weak and strong form)
  • Interrogative pronouns
  • Comparative and superlative degree of adjectives
  • Conditional speech – type 1
  • The Imperative


Your Tutor

Lucy Drew Lucy Drew is a Greek native speaker and a graduate of the University of Athens. She is a fully qualified teacher, with a PGCE from the University of Cambridge, and has over 25 years’ experience in teaching Modern Greek to a variety of age groups, primarily adults, at several levels, from absolute beginners to GCSE and AS level. Lucy is very enthusiastic about her subject and is always keen to help her learners to acquire the skills they need in order to communicate effectively in Modern Greek. She also enjoys sharing her love of Greek culture with her students.


Tuition fees: £140.00
Materials Costs: £0.00
Total Cost: £140.00


No. of sessions: 10

Day Date Times
Tue 24/09/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 01/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 08/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 15/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 29/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 05/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 12/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 19/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 26/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 03/12/2019 19:00-21:00

Your next step

Click here to Enrol Online

Pay by credit or debit card over the telephone. Please call the Adult Education Office on 01223 278002 Monday to Thursday 9am to 7pm and Friday 9am to 4pm during term time and Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm out of term time.

Pay by cheque, made payable to Hills Road Sixth Form College. Please send you cheque together with a completed enrolment form, which you can find by clicking on ‘How to Enrol’ on the left hand side, to the Adult Education Office, Hills Road Sixth Form College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PE. Please enclose a SAE if you require a receipt.

Please note full refunds can only be made if a class is cancelled or closed at the discretion of the College, or if you cancel your enrolment no less than two weeks before the course starts.

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