Learning Greek out of the standard class

Written by NewsRoom
31 May 2019

Do you know what’s the most famous monument of Thessaloniki?

Do you know that Thessaloniki has a history of about 2.000 years?

What’s the White Tower, why is it called white and what secrets does it hide?

Have you ever played educational games inside a museum while learning history and language?

We visit the White Tower, perhaps the most famous monument of Thessaloniki, symbol of the city and a favorite spot of its inhabitants. We discuss about the construction of this important monument, how it was used during the centuries and how it is used today. We learn important historical evnets from the foundation of the city to its recent historical past. We talk about wars, emperors, religions, revolutions and reforms. We walk through the beautiful area of Nea Paralia and discover the secrets that can be hidden there. We enjoy an amazing cycling by the sea while using the necessary vocabulary and grammar, practicing our daily communication skills. We come out of the limits of the standard class and we learn Greek in every corner of the city by chatting with the locals and exploring every element of our history and culture.

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Merry Christmas with a traditional Greek meal!

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A visit at the Teloglion Foundation of Art A.U.Th.

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