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Modern Greek is spoken by at least 13 million people today in Greece, Cyprus and the Greek diaspora.  The Greek language has the longest documented history of any Indo-European language, spanning 34 centuries of written records.

What's it like to learn Modern Greek with the IWLP?

To hear from one of our students, read about Iyla’s experience of Stage 1. You can also read about how you’ll learn on an IWLP module and the reasons why you should take an IWLP module.

How do I sign up?

For detailed information, see our how to apply page. Credit students need to sign up via RISIS module selection. Non-credit students must submit the non-credit application form.

Placement test

If you have any previous knowledge of Modern Greek, you must complete the placement test so that we can put you in the correct stage class.

Modules available

LA1PK1-IWLP MODERN GREEK 1

This beginner’s module is for students who have no prior knowledge or virtually no knowledge of Modern Greek. This module will provide an introduction to Modern Greek, concentrating on its use in familiar, everyday situations. Students will acquire a basic understanding of the language and the ability to communicate at a survival level.

Modern Greek 1 module description

LA1PK2-IWLP MODERN GREEK 2

This post-beginner module is for students who have some basic knowledge of Modern Greek, such as that acquired by attending LA1PG1 or equivalent. Students will increase their ability to communicate in Modern Greek by consolidating and building on their existing knowledge of language necessary for everyday situations.

Modern Greek 2 module description 

If you wish to take Modern Greek at a higher level than we currently offer, contact us at iwlp@reading.ac.uk.