Use single words (objects, colours, numbers) or short phrases in action-related activities, songs and games in Greek.
Recognise single words or phrases in texts and provide key words in a story that is read in class.
Trace words and phrases, or copy words to label an illustration.
- to develop children’s interest in the Greek language.
- to help children understand and cultivate the Greek language and culture through themes, activities and games appropriate to their age and experiences.
- to provide the opportunity for children to learn to communicate effectively in Greek, in real – life situations.
- to extend their conceptual development.
- to teach children to develop their social skills and appreciate and respect individuality.
- to ensure enjoyment through participation while learning the Greek language.
Emphasis is placed on oral communication through:
- Dramatisation / Role Play
- Learning and reciting of poems
- Narration and retelling of stories
The children will learn:
- Recognise the letters of the Greek alphabet
- Write their name
- Count from one to ten
- Days of the week
- Poems, songs and dances
- Traditional greek games
- Identify words and phrases
- Respond to questions and instructions
- My Family
- Celebrations (e.g. 25th March, Easter, Christmas)
- Olympic Games
Teaching strategies and materials used:
- Poems, songs, dance
- Educational games
- Greek videos
- Posters / pictures
- Discussion on topics of interest
- Show and tell
- Nature walks around school grounds
- Communicative games such as: “Simon says”, “Doggy doggy who’s got the bone”, “Wolf, wolf are you here?” etc
- Matheno tin Alfavita
- A variety of readers