Greek (Modern) Phase 1, Units 1-30

Greek (Modern) Phase 1, Units 1-30

Learn to Speak and Understand Modern Greek with Pimsleur Language Programs
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  • Lessons: 30
  • ISBN: 9781442319875
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Description

Includes 30 lessons and reading instruction (16 hours) as MP3 download, plus PDF user's guide and reading booklet

Greek is the official language of Greece and one of the official languages of Cyprus. Many modern scientific and technical words in English are derived from Greek, and it has been estimated that 12% of the English vocabulary is of Greek origin. This course teaches Modern Greek.

The Pimsleur® Method: the easiest, fastest way to learn a new language. Completely portable, easily downloadable, and lots of fun. You’ll be speaking and understanding in no time flat! Greek Phase 1, Lessons 1-30 includes 15 hours of spoken language practice and one hour of reading instruction in thirty, 30-minute lessons.

  • In the first 10 lessons, you’ll cover the basics: saying hello, asking for or giving information, scheduling a meal or a meeting, asking for or giving basic directions, and much more. You’ll be able to handle minimum courtesy requirements, understand much of what you hear, and be understood at a beginning level, but with near-native pronunciation skills.
  • In the next 10 lessons, you’ll build on what you’ve learned. Expand your menu, increase your scheduling abilities from general to specific, start to deal with currency and exchanging money, refine your conversations and add over a hundred new vocabulary items. You’ll understand more of what you hear, and be able to participate with speech that is smoother and more confident.
  • In the final 10 lessons of Phase 1, you’ll be speaking and understanding at an intermediate level. In this phase, more directions are given in the target language, which moves your learning to a whole new plane. Lessons include shopping, visiting friends, going to a restaurant, plans for the evening, car trips, and talking about family. You’ll be able to speak comfortably about things that happened in the past and make plans for the future.

Reading Lessons are included at the end of this unit. These lessons, which total about one hour, are designed to give you practice reading Greek and to provide vocabulary. Before you know it, you’ll be reading Greek with the ease and flexibility of a native speaker. A Reading Booklet to be used with the audio lessons is also included in PDF format.

Description

Includes 30 lessons and reading instruction (16 hours) as MP3 download, plus PDF user's guide and reading booklet

Greek is the official language of Greece and one of the official languages of Cyprus. Many modern scientific and technical words in English are derived from Greek, and it has been estimated that 12% of the English vocabulary is of Greek origin. This course teaches Modern Greek.

The Pimsleur® Method: the easiest, fastest way to learn a new language. Completely portable, easily downloadable, and lots of fun. You’ll be speaking and understanding in no time flat! Greek Phase 1, Lessons 1-30 includes 15 hours of spoken language practice and one hour of reading instruction in thirty, 30-minute lessons.

  • In the first 10 lessons, you’ll cover the basics: saying hello, asking for or giving information, scheduling a meal or a meeting, asking for or giving basic directions, and much more. You’ll be able to handle minimum courtesy requirements, understand much of what you hear, and be understood at a beginning level, but with near-native pronunciation skills.
  • In the next 10 lessons, you’ll build on what you’ve learned. Expand your menu, increase your scheduling abilities from general to specific, start to deal with currency and exchanging money, refine your conversations and add over a hundred new vocabulary items. You’ll understand more of what you hear, and be able to participate with speech that is smoother and more confident.
  • In the final 10 lessons of Phase 1, you’ll be speaking and understanding at an intermediate level. In this phase, more directions are given in the target language, which moves your learning to a whole new plane. Lessons include shopping, visiting friends, going to a restaurant, plans for the evening, car trips, and talking about family. You’ll be able to speak comfortably about things that happened in the past and make plans for the future.

Reading Lessons are included at the end of this unit. These lessons, which total about one hour, are designed to give you practice reading Greek and to provide vocabulary. Before you know it, you’ll be reading Greek with the ease and flexibility of a native speaker. A Reading Booklet to be used with the audio lessons is also included in PDF format.

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PimsleurGreek (Modern) Phase 1, Units 1-30
 
4.6

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  • Easy to use (4)
  • Fun (4)
  • It works (4)
  • Perfects accent (3)
  • Portable (3)

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    Best Uses

    • Self-improvement (3)
    • Travel (3)

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    5.0

    Best Language Teaching Method!

    By Alexis Demko

    from San Diego, CA

    About Me Business person, Traveler

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    Pros

    • Easy to use
    • Fun
    • It Works
    • Perfects Accent
    • Portable

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Greek (Modern) Phase 1, Units 1-30:

        I just started Pimsleur's beginners Greek and it is by far the best language program I have ever come across! I am attempting to learn Greek as my 4th language and this technique is so much easier than any technique I have ever experienced. I am thrilled! I just wish I would have known about the Pimsleur cd's sooner. Thank you!

         
        4.0

        Worth it

        By Jim the Runner

        from New Orleans

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        Pros

        • Easy to use
        • Fun
        • It Works

        Cons

        • Expensive
        • Too Fast

        Best Uses

        • Just for fun
        • Self-improvement
        • Travel

        Comments about Greek (Modern) Phase 1, Units 1-30:

        I listen to it daily on my commute. It's worth it and I think it's funny how it teaches you how to ask someone out for drinks. Humorous and educational.

         
        5.0

        Greek

        By Orthodox4life

        from Gadsden, AL

        About Me Business person

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        Pros

        • Easy to use
        • Fun
        • Greek
        • It Works
        • Perfects Accent
        • Portable

        Cons

        • Expensive

        Best Uses

        • Business/Work
        • Family background/Heritage
        • Just for fun
        • Self-improvement
        • Travel

        Comments about Greek (Modern) Phase 1, Units 1-30:

        I really like the product. I was a little intimidated at the thought of learning a new language but Pimsleur's method makes it so anyone can learn.

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        I would use different peoples voices over the different lessons. I get so tired of hearing the same people's voices.

         
        4.0

        This is the perfect program for me.

        By Stellybee

        from nyc

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        Pros

        • Easy to use
        • Fun
        • It Works
        • Perfects Accent
        • Portable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Self-improvement
          • Travel

          Comments about Greek (Modern) Phase 1, Units 1-30:

          I listen as directed every day for each lesson. I love the clarity, repetition and pacing. I wish there was an accompanying book for each lesson in written form. This far exceeds Rosetta stone which simply didn't work for me. Thank you!

          (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Amazing

          By Jim

          from MD

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          Wonderful

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