1 x 3-hour seminar weekly
1 MGRE1201 - Introductory Modern Greek Part 1
1a MGRE1121 - Modern Greek 1: Part 1
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a))
Enrolment not permitted
MGRE1122 has been successfully completed
Assignment; Aural; Oral; Test; Tutorial participation.
Topic description
The topic further develops the basic language skills acquired in MGRE1201. The three-hour language class reviews the fundamental aspects of Greek grammar, introduces students to the writing of simple passages and includes class interaction for the improvement of communication skills.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • build on students knowledge of the Modern Greek language through systematic and progressive reading, writing and listening activities

  • further 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 completing this topic, students will be able to:

  • recognise, reproduce and distinguish grammatical, syntactic, lexical and phonetic patterns

  • construct elementary written and spoken texts

  • communicate in elementary written and spoken form of Modern Greek

  • recognise, understand, compare and contrast historical and cultural aspects of Greece