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Why Learn A Foreign Language As An Adult?

Written by Patritsia Andrioti on Monday, 28 August 2017. Posted in in English

Learning is a continuous process. No one will be able to comment that they have knowledge about everything. You might be a scholar in your own field, but if you are asked a question about an entirely different subject, will you be able to answer it without any mistakes? Perhaps not! Another example is learning a language that is far different from your mother tongue. Learning a foreign language is not only fun, but it is also informative and knowledge-enhancing. Some of the languages can be picked up easily. Others are tougher and need a lot of practice.

Corfu: spoilt for choice

Written by Patritsia Andrioti on Tuesday, 18 August 2015. Posted in in English

With so many local tastes and products you will be spoilt for choice when visiting Corfu.

Greece has always been well-known for its quality produce, but lately well-established quality fashion products have seen a rise in sales worldwide.

Why gain a certificate of attainment in Greek?

Written by Patritsia Andrioti on Sunday, 05 January 2014. Posted in in English

The Certificate of Attainment in Greek was established in 1998 by the Greek Ministry of Education in response to a persisting request of all learners of Modern Greek in Greece and abroad for a state certificate of attainment of the language at various levels. Since then it has been redesigned and now tests all levels from A1 (beginner) to C2 (proficient). The examination covers all four language skills, namely speaking, listening, reading and writing. Certificates are issued for successful candidates at the any of the following six levels of attainment in Greek: Α1 (A1 for children 8-12 years old, and Α1 for adolescents and adults), Α2, Β1, Β2, Γ1 and Γ2. The levels are linked to the corresponding levels of the Common European Framework (CEFR).

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