1 x 3-hour seminar weekly
Enrolment not permitted
MGRE1121 has been successfully completed
Assignments; Tests; Oral; Tutorial participation.
Topic description

The topic is designed for students who have had no or limited formal instruction in the Modern Greek language. Students receive a systematic introduction to the Modern Greek language in order to gradually develop and improve their communication and written skills.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Introduce students to the Modern Greek language through systematic and progressive reading, writing and listening activities
  • Develop students' oral skills in order to communicate in an elementary way on everyday-life topics
  • Introduce students to a selective historical and cultural perspective of Greece
  • Encourage students to develop critical skills through cross-cultural and cross-linguistic approaches
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Recognise, reproduce and distinguish grammatical, syntactic, lexical and phonetic patterns
  2. Construct elementary written and spoken texts
  3. Communicate in elementary written and spoken form of Modern Greek
  4. Recognise, understand, compare and contrast historical and cultural aspects of Greece