ASTERIAS

For children 6 – 16 years old

LEARNING IS FUN!

This is a complete series for the Greek as a second/foreign language for children 6 to 16 years old. It was a project supported by the EU programmes SOCRATES and YOUTH – LINGUA. Our partners:

INALCO (Paris – France) Institut de Langues et Civilisations Orientales – Department of Modern Greek

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM (Birmingham – UK). Department of Byzantine, Ottoman, and Modern Greek Studies.

UNIVERSITAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID (Madrid – Spain) Instituto de idiomas de la Facultad de Filologia.

WE’RE LEARNING GREEK & HAVING FUN!

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Asterias 1a Textbook + Workbook
Asterias 3 Textbook + Workbook
Asterias 1b Textbook + Workbook
Asterias 4 Textbook + Workbook
Asterias 2 Textbook + Workbook
Objectives

LANGUAGE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

The priority of the series is the development of all language skills, with emphasis on speaking and listening; Writing and reading are equally developed. The series includes topics on Greek culture, history, art, and uses a variety of teaching strategies and methods.

Intuitive and friendly to the pupil, imaginative and effective and at the same time attractive both teachers and children. This is achieved with:

Illustrations which are humorous and full of imagination

CDs with 60 songs, especially created for the needs of the series

CDs with all the texts appearing in the textbook

Workbook that helps the pupil to acquire in a hands-on way new vocabulary, grammar and other linguistic phenomena

Glossary introduces and gives the child the opportunity to learn in a creative manner, using a number of stickers

Teacher’s book is a pedagogical guide with explanations about the use of the whole series

Neo Hel Asterias 1
Level 1

Beginners: Asterias Level 1 (1a & 1b)

Includes:

Asterias 1a – Pupil’s book

Asterias 1a – Written exercises

Asterias 1b – Pupil’s book

Asterias 1b – Written exercises

Vocabulary: Greek – English

Vocabulary: Greek – French

Vocabulary: Greek – Spanish

Vocabulary: Greek – German

Vocabulary: Greek – Russian

Vocabulary: Greek – Bulgarian

CD1: 21 Songs (included in Asterias 1a + 1b)

CD2: text (all the texts included in Asterias 1a + 1b)

Teacher’s book + Key book

Level 2

Intermediate: Asterias Level 2

Includes:

Asterias 2 – Pupil’s book

Asterias 2 – Written exercises

Vocabulary: Greek – English

Vocabulary: Greek – French

Vocabulary: Greek – Spanish

CD3: 15 Songs

CD4: Text (all texts included in the pupil’s book)

Teacher’s book + Key book

Neo Hel Asterias 2
Level 3

Advanced I: Asterias Level 3

Includes:

Asterias 3 – Pupil’s book

Asterias 3 – Written exercises

Vocabulary: Greek – English

Vocabulary: Greek – French

Vocabulary: Greek – Spanish

CD5: songs

CD6: Text (all texts included in the pupil’s book)

Teacher’s book + Key book

Level 4

Advanced II: Asterias Level 4 (Language and Civilization)

Includes:

Asterias 4 – Pupil’s book

Vocabulary: Greek – English

Vocabulary: Greek – French

Vocabulary: Greek – Spanish

CD7: Songs

CD8: Text (all texts included in the pupil’s book)

Teacher’s book & Key book

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