Tired of learning Greek for months or years

and still not speaking the way you want to?

Greek Recorder is an online speaking program that helps you speak more & improve your Greek without Skype lessons, in just 3 weeks.

You’ve probably studied grammar and took several hours of lessons, but speaking still seems hard to reach. And not having many people to practice with, leaves you wondering how to make your Greek speaking dream come true.

No magic is involved. For 3 weeks you practice with short and relevant to your interests speaking prompts and you get my detailed feedback about your speaking. By the end of the 3 weeks, you feel more confident and ready to start a chat with locals, friends and family. All while enjoying speaking the language you love!


During these 3 - Weeks the program will help you:

  • Become more confident about everyday life chats and conversations with locals, friends and family

  • Identify where you need improvement, by receiving personalized feedback on your speaking

  • Monitor your progress with a step by step plan without getting overwhelmed

  • Express yourself & talk about things that matter to you

  • Feel excited and happy about seeing yourself speaking more and more Greek


Here’s what my student Ian says:

“Your approach is the most useful tool I have had as yet.”

“I thought that this program would not deliver my expectations. I needed a program that would enable me to progress and keep me motivated.

Now, I have more realistic expectations about my progress and sustained motivation. This was provided by your many hints and tips.

The recordings enabled me to compare and contrast my speaking with yours, improve and monitor my progress, identify words and phrases that I need to improve. Your approach is the most useful tool I have had as yet.”

~ Ian Jamieson


What level do you need to participate?

Greek Recorder requires knowledge of basic vocabulary and grammar. It works best for learners beyond the early beginner level up to intermediate. In case you’re not sure about your level, contact me through the contact form at the bottom of this page.


What’s included?

 
 
  • 3 pre-selected themes - you choose yours before booking your spot

  • 1 worksheet per week with 20 supporting words & phrases plus several speaking prompts to get you started

  • 3 speaking tasks (voice recordings) per week, 1-5 minutes each

  • Audio & written feedback to your voice recordings

  • My notes & best tips to help you with your speaking & further learning beyond the 3 weeks of the program

  • Unlimited support through online private chat (via messages)

    BONUS: a free of charge, 15 minute live chat, at the end of the program!


How does the program work?

Your weekly schedule

Because there are no online appointments or Skype lessons, the start date is always Thursday. This means that every study week is from Thursday to Wednesday.

Don’t worry if you’re not available on Thursdays!

You receive your supporting worksheet (one each week) and then you have one whole week to finish the 3 speaking tasks and get my feedback. You can send all your speaking tasks in 1 day or spread them out in the week. It’s up to you.

Your speaking tasks (voice recordings)

You choose the theme of your interest for the 3 weeks of the program. After all, it’s all about talking about what interests you, right?

With the help of the supporting worksheets (vocabulary and phrases) you reply to the speaking prompts of your choice.

Then, you record & send me your answers. You can record on your phone (if your phone doesn’t have this option let me know - I’ll suggest a simple to use, free online tool).

Your feedback

The juicy part! You receive my detailed, personalized feedback in audio and written form.

This is where you find my detailed comments about grammar, structure, better/alternative word use, pronunciation and intonation.

And because the feedback is about your own unique way of speaking, you can implement it right away. By right away I mean next time you open your mouth to speak Greek. (I might add some fun etymology facts too, if you’re into that!).

Depending on your individual needs, I suggest extra resources about a grammar point you can review or new vocabulary, for example.


About your teacher

I’m Danae Florou, the sun-loving Greek teacher “behind” Alpha Beta Greek.

I’m passionate about speaking and connecting with people meaningfully when learning the language.

This is why I help you, the Greek language enthusiast and life-long lover of all things Greek, to talk about things that matter to you and connect with locals, friends and family.


How much does it cost?

The fee for the 3 weeks is $75.

Next registration starts on June 27th for the July edition.

Do you want to be notified about the next program? Contact me through the contact form at the bottom of this page.


Here’s what my student Mardie says:

“I wanted to improve my ability to speak Greek. Danae offered me a way to achieve that.”

“I didn't think I had any more free time to devote to extra language studies, but I wanted to improve my ability to speak Greek. Danae offered me a way to achieve that.

I found the supporting worksheet easy to understand and I could read it quite well without having to look up too many words in the dictionary. Recordings made me more conscious of my pronunciation of Greek words.

Also, when Danae offered audio comments on my oral submissions I could understand what she was saying to me. That made me full of joy and encouragement.”

~ Mardie Holton - Cleave


Still unsure if this is for you?

The program is for you if you:

  • Want to focus on your speaking

  • Want to improve your Greek effectively, but without committing to a live class

  • Are between beginner - intermediate level

  • Are able to devote 15-20 minutes daily

  • Are familiar with some basic aspects of technology (phone recorder, email, private chat access) or are willing to learn - I can help if you get stuck!

The program might not be for you if you:

  • Are a complete or “early” beginner

  • Are looking for an online, Skype - based class or a live conversation class. I offer other programs that might help you

  • Are not able to commit to a regular, step by step work on your speaking


book your spot here:

Registration is now closed.

Next registration starts on June 27th for the July edition.

Do you want to be notified about the next program? Do you have any questions?

Contact me here:

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