Teaching Greek as a second/foreign language

Course Information
TitleΔιδασκαλία της Ελληνικής ως Δεύτερης/Ξένης Γλώσσας (Γ2) / Teaching Greek as a second/foreign language
SchoolPhilosophy and Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorKonstantina Iliopoulou
Course ID600018163

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philosophy and Education (2011-today)

Registered students: 60
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationWinter/Spring-6
PedagogicElected Compulsory DirectionalWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • 701 Modern Greek Language Didactics in Secondary Education
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course students will be able to: 1.Teach Greek as a second/foreign language 2.Familiarise with current scientific developments and related methodology in teaching Greek as a second / foreign language either conventional or distance learning. 3. Address practical teaching issues concerning a second / foreign language 4. Distinguish on the basis of scientific criteria the quality of the resources and materials offered for teaching Greek as a second / foreign language 5. Use alternative types of teaching and assessment
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Τhe course is structured in thematic sections which are distributed as follows: Section 1: First - second language (similarities - differences) Section 2: Bilingualism Section 3: Learning Theories L2 Section 4: Successful Learning Factors L2: Age-Appeal-Motivation-Strategies Section 5 - The appropriate learning and teaching framework of C2: teaching methods and approaches (daily) Section 6 - The use of (authentic) materials in lesson design: game, song, fairy tale Section 7: The use of literature in the teaching of the second / foreign language Section 8: Teaching language skills, vocabulary & grammar Section 9: Evaluation and organization of teaching material Section 10: The evaluation of Greek language learners as C2 students Section 11: Design of evaluation criteria for receiving and productiveskills
Teachning Graak as a second/foreign language, learning theories, teachning models
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment301.2
Written assigments200.8
Student Assessment
Written examination, scedule of teaching
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σπυριδούλα Μπέλλα (2011). Η δεύτερη Γλώσσας. Αθήνα: Ελληνικά Γράμματα
Additional bibliography for study
Σακελλαρίου Αγγελική (2000). Διδακτική της ελληνικής ως δεύτερης ξένης γλώσσας. Αθήνα:Εκδόσεις Γρηγόρη Σκούρτου, Ε., Κούρτη-Καζούλλη, Β., Σελλά-Μάζη, Ε., Χατζηδάκη, Α., Ανδρούσου, Α., Ρεβυθιάδου, Α., Τσοκαλίδου, Π., 2016. Διγλωσσία & Διδασκαλία της Ελληνικής ως Δεύτερης Γλώσσας. [ηλεκτρ. βιβλ.] Αθήνα:Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Ακαδημαϊκών Βιβλιοθηκών
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