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Core Courses

This course aims at the B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). The course includes reading, writing, listening and speaking components that draw on new trends in educational technology and language teaching. 

At this level, students are typically expected to be able to:

  • understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters such as work, everyday routines - habits, leisure, etc.,
  • understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency language, used for example in everyday life or work environment
  • participate in conversations on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (e.g., family, hobbies, work, current events).

This course provides practice in vocabulary, grammar, speaking, listening, reading and writing.

  • Some of the topics covered in the reading, writing, speaking and listening component are: talking about family members and friends, ordering and complaining (e.g., at a restaurant) asking for a specific item in a shop, using the means of transport in the city, talking about the environment, planning a trip, arranging a meeting and activities with friends, talking about the weather conditions, etc.
  • The listening component consists of listening to advertisements, songs, excerpts from radio programs and everyday conversations in which speakers express opinions, experts give advice, people give instructions-information-personal details or describe experiences, etc.
  • The speaking component typically consists of connecting phrases in a simple way in order to interact with government agencies and information offices, communicate in a business and social setting, make purchases, etc. It also includes pronunciation practice, group discussions and role plays.
  • The reading component mainly consists of reading texts to collect information, draw conclusions, find the central idea, etc.
  • The writing component consists of writing e-mails, short descriptive texts and narratives, etc.
  • The grammar component typically includes: verb tenses, adverbs, nouns, pronouns, prepositions, etc.
  • The vocabulary in this course will include high-frequency words associated with the topics under discussion. It also includes words and idiomatic expressions related to the cultural heritage of Greece (music, cinema, artists), travelling in Greece, current affairs, etc.
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  • Remedial Lessons
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