Modern Greek Studies Association


Modern Greek Textbooks Published from 2000-Present

M. Braila, K. Oikonomou, and D. Stoimenidou, Off We Go to Learn Greek, Fygame gia Ellinika. Athens: Ocelotos Publishing, 2011.

F. Arvanitaki & K. Arvanitakis, Communicate in Greek for Beginners (Coursebook with audio CD) (Epikoinoniste Ellinika), DeltosBooks.com, 2010

K. Arvanitakis, Epikoinoniste Ellinika 2 - Communicate in Greek 2 (Greek Edition), Deltos Books, 2003.

D. Demetra and Marineta Papacheimona, Hellenika tora 1 + 1: dialogues, texts, exercises, grammar, vocabulary, Athens: Nostos, 1992 and newer editions.

D. Demetra and Marineta Papacheimona, Hellenika tora 2 + 2: dialogues, texts, exercises, grammar, vocabulary, Athens: Nostos, 1992 and newer editions.

Companion text: Lida Triantafillidou and Angeliki Anagnostopoulou, Loipon, ti les? Athens: Nostos, 2011.

Peter Bien, Dimitri Gondicas, John Rassias, Andromache Karanika, Chrysanthi Yiannakou-Bien, Greek Today: A Course in the Modern Language and CultureE, Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, 2004. ISBN 1-58465-033-8. 

Also: Peter Bien, John Rassias and Chrysanthi Bien (in collaboration with Christos Alexiou)
GREEK TODAY WORKBOOK. ISBN 1-58465-395-7.

Peter Bien, Demotic Greek II: Ho hiptamenos thalamos (The flying telephone booth), Hanover: University Press of New England, 1982.

Helen Dendrinou Kolias, Readings in Modern Greek Literature. For Intermediate and Advanced Students of Modern Greek and Others Interested in Modern Greek Literature but Lacking the Vocabulary to Understand It, Crestwood, NY: Caratzas, 2001.

Graciela Feller, Learn Greek Without a Teacher. (A modern method to learn Greek in 25 easy to understand lessons, an English to Greek text.), Mandeson, 2006.

Maria Kaliambou, The Routledge Modern Greek Reader: Greek Folktales for Learning Modern Greek (Specially designed for post-beginners to advanced learners of Greek), Routledge 2015. 

Κentro Ellinikis Glossas. Klik sta Elliniki A1. 2014.

Kokkinidou, M & Triantafillidou, L. (Eds.), Themata Exetasewn Eparkeais Ellinomatheias 2010-2014 (Past papers 2010-2014), School of Modern Greek Language, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Athens: Klidarithmos. 2015.

For more information on language textbooks issued by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki →

L. Triantafillidou, M. Kokkinidou, Ch. Takouda, I. Sehidou & K. Stavrianaki, Ellinika sto pi kai fi, Greek in no time. Athens: Gutenberg, 2014.

Marianna Spanaki and Alexandra Georgakopoulou (Eds.), A Reader in Greek Sociolinguistics, Studies in Modern Greek Language, Culture and Communication. Publishers: Peter Lang, 2003.

Smaro Vogiatzidou, Learning Modern Greek as a foreign/second language: A communicative approach, University Studio Press, 2002.


For texts published prior to 2000, see this document.