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Greek Language Courses in Greece & more

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Where this year?




Courses offered

Modern Greek: Beginners – Intermediate – Advanced Level

Special course of Modern Greek Literature and Culture

Special course of Ancient Greek


The Alexandria Institute organizes this year Modern & Ancient Greek language and culture courses in Andros, ParosChios, MethoniLesvos and Athens as well as on-line lessons via Skype.

These programs are designed for students who want to make rapid progress in their Modern or Ancient Greek language and deepen their knowledge of Greece and its culture. It offers an intensive language course for beginners, intermediate and advanced level students in 40 hours, divided into 10 days of instruction and includes grammar, reading, speaking, writing and provides also an insight into Greek culture and civilization.

Special courses of Modern Greek Literature and Culture and of Ancient Greek are offered upon request.Our Greek teachers are qualified, specialized and experienced in teaching Greek as a foreign language. Moreover the course is accompanied by lectures, activities and various tours that illuminate the contemporary Greek culture.


Our students

Our courses are open to anybody. All people who love the Greek language and culture are welcome, regardless of age, nationality, job or education. Every year people from all over the world, with different interests and experiences, embark on their own unique experience at the Alexandria Institute. We are grateful to them, and who with their presence,  provide support to Greece in the difficult times that it is passing through.

Our teachers

Our teachers are all native Greek speakers who have graduated in philology, and have experience of teaching Greek as a foreign language; their great enthusiasm for their work is passed on to their students. They are available after lesson to chat with their students about topics of interest, and to guide them in their discovery of the beauty and charm of the places they are visiting.

Why choose our courses?

Our lessons involve activities which facilitate the learning and improvement of all the components of a language, particularly, producing and comprehending written and oral speech. Informative visits to historical  and archaeological sites, to museums and places of incomparable beauty are an integral part of this unique experience. In addition, contact with the people of the place, the discovery of new flavours and fragrances, and attendance at concerts and traditional festivals all allow our students to increase their knowledge of Greece. With our students, we discover the unique natural beauty of our country; we live the myth, the history and the culture that characterize it. A passion for knowledge and culture develop during the courses, such that our students return to their countries with a  smile,   satisfied with an experience which has been both enjoyable and stimulating.

A journey into the Greek language

A knowledge of the language, history and culture of a country is what distinguishes a real traveller from just a tourist. The experience of learning and travelling which the Alexandria Institute offers allows one, among other things, to touch the roots of Western civilization with one’s own hands.

Type of courses – Levels

Alexandria Institute offers intensive courses of Modern Greek language and Culture for beginners, intermediate and advanced level students.

Beginners. At the end of the seminar, participants are expected to have acquired the skills to:

  1. Use everyday vocabulary as well as some basic phrases to communicate.
  2. Introduce themselves and may ask and answer questions regarding personal details (e.g. where they live, people they know, things they own).
  3. Interact in a basic way, provided that the co-speaker uses a clear and slow speech.

Intermediate. (Modern Greek for those with a basic knowledge of the language.)

At the end of the seminar, participants are expected to have acquired the skills to:

  1. Understand the main points of a clear standard input on common matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure etc.
  2. Deal with a variety of situations which are likely to arise while travelling in Greek-speaking countries.
  3. Produce a simple consistent text on everyday topics or personal interests.
  4. Describe events, experiences, dreams, hopes, ambitions.
  5. Provide arguments and explain own opinion and plans.

Advanced. (Modern Greek for students who have a solid knowledge of Greek.)

At the end of the seminar, participants are expected to have acquired the skills to:

  1. Understand the main ideas of a complex text on both practical and abstract topics.
  2. Interact fluently and spontaneously with native speakers.
  3. Produce a clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects.
  4. Explain own point of view on complex issues (stating advantages and disadvantages on a variety of topics).

In addition to the general courses the following special courses are offered:

Literature and Culture course: The aim of this course is to give a thorough insight into Modern Greek literature, history, art, traditions and other aspects of Greek culture. Good knowledge of the language (advanced level) and extended vocabulary is required.

Ancient Greek Language course: For students of the ancient Greek language who want to study further the Ancient Greek literature and/or the ancient Greek grammar and morphology of the language.

Please describe in detail your previous knowledge of Modern Greek language, both written and spoken, as well as whether you have any knowledge of Ancient Greek. Additionally you may also add any preferences and interests regarding history, music, dance or other aspects of Greek culture.


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