21 June 2019
Greek in a Week: Introduction to Greek Language and Culture
Greek is an interesting, even charming language. Learning it involves learning the history and culture of Greece, too.
Greek is like no other language. There are many words that have been lent to other languages as well as those that have been borrowed, but the actual structure and ‘texture’ of the Greek language is unique. Every word has its own story to tell. It is true that Greek includes words that cannot be translated in any other language ‘filotimo’, ‘palikari’ are two of the most commonly used as an example of such. Greek people also speak fast, they speak loud, they get angry, and their language can be temperamental, too… Knowing when and what to intonate to get your message can be the cause of confusion.
Our Greek in a Week course has been designed for beginners who would like to embark on a trip to one of the most ancient languages in the world; the language of Homer, Sophocles, Plato … Let us help you grasp the grammar and syntax of an intriguing language while special attention is also paid to speaking skills.
This course runs Monday to Friday and includes language tuition as well as cultural activities that tie in well with the morning programme.
EUR 380: Fees include tuition, material and activities