This course is for students who have a solid knowledge of ancient or medieval Greek and want to study Modern Greek as a foreign language and the evolution of the Greek language, from ancient to modern. Students will learn to respond to basic communicative situations, when traveling to Greece for study or research. The course will stress language acquisition proficiency and literacy, and will also lead students to re-approach their knowledge of Greek (including changes in grammatical and syntactical use). Focus on contemporary Greek culture, as well as a wide range of readings, from Homer to the present.