CDs 1 and 2; 1. - Meeting people/introducing yourself (arrivals, goodbyes, getting and giving names, getting through basic introductions, understanding gender bias and formal and informal forms); 2. - Using transportation (identifying different means of transportation, learning how to ask for them, booking transportation); 3. - Buying a meal (menus, restaurants, asking for room service and ordering food); 4. - Buying things (prices, shops, comparing prices, asking for goods, buying a present); 5. - Going for a coffee (going for a walk to the cafe, cafe society, talking about what can be ordered); 6. - Planning travel (directions & destinations: asking for the first and determining the second; weather, making bookings, days of the week and length of time); 7. - Booking hotels & accommodation; 8. - Meeting friends (social interaction, meeting and greeting in a changing social setting, talking about colours and fashions); 9. - Going out (ordering food, night life); 10. - Making arrangements (booking flights, deciding on dates and discussing length of time and future events); CD3 (skills and strategies for listening and understanding); 1. - Waiter! (Cafe/restaurant setting - ordering food); 2. - Taxi! (Getting transportation - renting a car/booking a taxi, taking the metro or the train, etc); 3. - To the airport! (Catching a flight, taking the bus, coach, train, talking about time, length of travel and holidays); 4. - To the hotel! (Making complex arrangements for future travel and transportation, booking accommodation); 5. - Going home! (Paul returns to England. Parting, making arrangements, discussing future plans, expressing feelings); 6. - On the telephone! (Maria rings Paul. Expressing emotions, ideas, suggestions, remembering good times, planning to meet again.). 7. - At work! (Paul calls Maria at work. They talk about the working day. Discuss the weather, England, Greece; say goodbye.); 8. - Making plans (Maria discusses how she feels with her friends, colleagues in Greek. Tells them all about Paul, tries to decide what's to happen between them.); 9. - At home (Paul calls Maria at home. Wants to know how she is, what the weather's like, work, etc); 10. - Surprise! (Paul surprises Maria by arriving at her place of work. Tells her he's decided to relocate to Greece. She's delighted. They start making plans together.).
Hara Garoufalia-Middle teaches Greek to adults of all ages and levels at the evening programme of the University of Westminster, and at the City Literary Institute. Howard Middle is ELT consultant to Thomson ELT and National Consultant for Greece for Trinity College London.
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