Location
  • Greece
    • Athens
Length
1 to 4 weeks
Language
Greek

Program Details

Language Level
BeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Immersion Level
Intensive Standard
Specialized Courses
Specific Purposes
Class Size
Private Lessons Small Class (1-7)
Weekly Classroom Hours
20
Age Min.
18

Pricing

Starting Price
350
Price Details
DURATION SESSIONS COST
ONE WEEK 20 HOURS 350 $
TWO WEEKS 40 HOURS 550 $
THREE WEEKS 60 HOURS 750 $
FOUR WEEKS 80 HOURS 950 $
What's Included
Some Activities Classes Wifi
What's Included (Extra)

Teaching material
A cultural walk or a guided tour to a museum
Coffee break
Free access to the Institute’s lending library
A Greek movie screening or a lecture on a subject related to Greek culture
Free Wi-Fi
Attendance certificate

What's Not Included
Accommodation
Dec 13, 2022
Apr 10, 2021
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About Program

We teach Greek in Athens, the oldest city in Europe!

The Alexandria Institute organizes in Athens courses of Modern or Ancient Greek designed for students who want to make rapid progress in Greek language and deepen their knowledge of Greece and its culture. It offers intensive language courses for beginner, intermediate and advanced level.

Our courses are taught Monday through Friday, during morning hours, and include grammar, reading, speaking, and writing.

The course also provides an insight into Greek culture and civilization. Special courses of Modern Greek Literature and Culture and of Ancient Greek are offered on request. Our Greek teachers are qualified, specialized and experienced in teaching Greek as a foreign language.

Moreover the courses are combined with lectures, outdoor activities and various tours helping students become more familiar with contemporary Greek culture.

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Program Highlights

  • experienced and hightly qualified teachers with passion for their job
  • language courses combined with optional cultural activities
  • courses centered to our student's preferences, interests and needs
  • our school is located in a historic and peaceful neighborhood easily accessible from the city centre
  • Start dates in January, February, March, May, September, October, November & December

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Janna
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Yes, I recommend this program

Studying Modern Greek

I started my language studies at Alexandria Institute with online tutoring at an intermediate level. My professor incorporated conversation and grammar in each lesson as we covered a number of social and cultural topics. He always made it fun and personal. After a series of 10 lessons, I was able to take a 1-week course in Athens at the Institute. I booked my own lodging within walking distance of the institute and got to know the local neighborhoods as I walked to and from the Institute. Further, all of the wonder of Athens was accessible by metro!
My professor was able to schedule classes for me within my time frame and made it possible for me to take 2 weeks-worth of classes in the 1 week that I was able to be there.
A highlight for me, in addition to the lessons and personal interactions with another student and the other teachers, was to be hosted and treated to a fabulous meal at his parents' home!
I have continued my online lessons since and have worked with other professors when scheduling conflicts arose. They were also delightful. (The team is very flexible to work with scheduling, especially given the time differences they encounter with international students!)
During Covid shut-downs the team worked very hard to make conversation classes and culture/history lectures available online for their students to continue their learning. I was able to participate in only 1 of the conversation series, but, the teacher did a good job of eliciting participation from each student to encourage conversation on various topics. I was very interested, and so, was glad I was also able to join in for the lecture by a PhD professor on Homer and his connection to the island of Chios.
This is a great program. I am only disappointed that I have not been able to join any of their classes on the islands!

What was the most nerve-racking moment and how did you overcome it?
Getting around with public transportation in Athens always makes me a bit anxious. Asking questions of bystanders is necessary at times. Thankfully, I didn't have to do that before I had a bit of Greek under my belt! Even so, most have studies English and would probably do their best to understand if I needed to use English.
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