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Modern Greek for Beginners

Module Organiser: Dr Christine Morris
Lecturer: Language Instructor (Native Greek Speaker)
Duration: All Year
Contact hours: 33 (1 x 1.5 hours p.w.)
Weighting: 10 ECTS

Course Overview & Aims

This course is designed for students with no previous knowledge of modern Greek. You will develop a basic knowledge of Greek vocabulary and grammar, and develop skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing at a basic level. Students will also be introduced to some key features of Greek culture. The course is taught by a Greek native-speaker.

Teaching Materials

As provided by the language instructor.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

  • Read, write and pronounce modern Greek script
  • Communicate information and converse using everyday vocabulary and basic  grammatical structures.
  • Read and understand simple Greek sentences and passages
  • Translate simple English sentences into modern Greek


This module requires the completion of assignments and tests as directed by the instructor. All assignments are compulsory.

Last updated 7 March 2017