1 x 3-hour seminar weekly
Enrolment not permitted
1 of MGRE2101, MGRE2121, MGRE2121C, MGRE2123, MGRE2123C has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
SACE (Year 12) Greek Continuers or have completed first year level undergraduate Greek topics in the beginners major. If you are uncertain as to whether you should enrol in this topic, please contact the topic coordinator.
Topic description

In this topic emphasis is placed on oral-aural comprehension, as well as on understanding and use of both spoken and written Modern Greek.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Review and expand Modern Greek grammatical structures and vocabulary acquired previously
  • Recognise, reproduce and describe grammatical, syntactic, lexical and phonetic patterns
  • Produce various complex text types in Modern Greek
  • Select, distinguish and understand various genres of text in Modern Greek, and particularly Modern Greek literature
  • Enhance communicative competence through participation in activities involving group or pair interaction
  • Expose students to independent and collaborative learning and to language learning skill development
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Identify the main points of clear standard speech and communicate in speech and writing on a range of familiar topics using simple language
  2. Analyse and understand different text types and to produce complex written and spoken texts
  3. Develop both aural and oral skills through a variety of activities
  4. Recognise and use grammatical, syntactical, lexical and phonetic structures acquired throughout the semester