Greek Beginners - ACE (Adult Continuing Education)

In Preston

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Level

    Beginner

  • Location

    Preston

Description

The course is aimed at providing and developing a thorough grounding in basic Hellenic language skills (reading, writing, speaking) and listening, to enable you to communicate effectively and confidently in modern Hellenic (Nea Effnrika) in a variety of situations. The course covers: An introduction to Hellenic culture. Basic grammar. The alphabet. The construction of Hellenic words. Personal.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Preston (Lancashire)
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St Vincent'S Road, PR2 8UR

Starts

On request

To take into account

To enrol on this leisure course, you will need to be aged 19 or over, have a keen interest in the subject and the willingness to spend extra time studying the language at home.

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Course programme



Greek Beginners - ACE (Adult Continuing Education)

Course ID:
PC04268

Academy:
Business & Management

Introduction:
Our Adult Continuing Education (ACE) programmes are short leisure courses. They are ideal if you want to learn new skills, pursue an interest, have fun, and find out more about a particular subject without the stress of exams.

This Greek course will provide you with the ability to use the Hellenic language to greet people, for use on public transport, when ordering food and drink, and for shopping.

ACE courses are funded by Lancashire Adult Learning.

Study Mode & Location:
This 20 week part-time evening course will last for 2 hours per week. It will be held at Preston College, Fulwood Campus, St Vincent`s Road, Preston, PR2 8UR.

Course Content:
The course is aimed at providing and developing a thorough grounding in basic Hellenic language skills (reading, writing, speaking) and listening, to enable you to communicate effectively and confidently in modern Hellenic (Nea Effnrika) in a variety of situations. The course covers:

  • An introduction to Hellenic culture.
  • Basic grammar.
  • The alphabet.
  • The construction of Hellenic words.
  • Personal information.
  • Finding the way/travel.
  • Ordering food and drink.
  • Shopping.


Your progress will be monitored on an on-going basis via continuous assessment using handouts, question and answer sessions, role-play, crosswords, tutor-to-student discussions and assignments.

Assessment:
There is no formal examination for this subject so a variety of assessment methods will be used. The course will be evaluated via constructive feedback and suggestions for improvements gathered via completion of a questionnaire at the end of the course. This has been of positive benefit in previous years in adapting the course to meet student needs.

Careers & Progression Opportunities:
This course can serve as a basis for starting or returning to more formal language courses, such as GCSEs. Alternatively, it can lead to other ACE courses or to OCNW (Open College of the North West) START or A unit courses.

How To Apply
You can enrol on any of our ACE (Adult Continuing Education) courses by phone or in person. Simply phone or call into the Preston College Advice Centre. We accept SOLO and major credit cards (eg Access, Visa, Switch, Delta) EXCEPT American Express. Many courses have limited places so please enquire as soon as possible.

Money Matters
Depending upon your circumstances, you may be able to study an ACE course at a reduced price. For more details, contact the Preston College Advice Centre.

Help, Advice & Further Information
If you know of someone who would like to study a course at Preston College but their first language is not English, please contact the Advice Centre on their behalf to discuss the options available.

Opening Hours:

Mon-Thur 9am-7.30pm (9am-5pm during College holidays)
Fri 9.30am-4.30pm

The information contained in this leaflet was correct at the time of production. Preston College however, reserves the right to alter or amend the details contained in this leaflet. This course will run subject to sufficient student numbers.

Greek Beginners - ACE (Adult Continuing Education)

Price on request