Year
2021
Units
4.5
Contact
1 x 3-hour seminar weekly
Prerequisites
1 MGRE3201 - Upper Intermediate Modern Greek Part 1
1a MGRE3101 - Modern Greek IIIA: Language
1b MGRE2121 - Upper Level Modern Greek A: Part 1
1c MGRE2121C - Upper Level Modern Greek A: Part 1
1d MGRE2123 - Upper Level Modern Greek B: Part 1
1e MGRE2123C - Upper Level Modern Greek B: Part 1
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e))
Topic description

This topic is designed to develop further the students' proficiency in the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The topic will cover advanced features of the Modern Greek language, particularly syntax and stylistics, appropriate with this level. Students will use a produce a range of complex texts in Modern Greek.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Consolidate and expand students' knowledge of Modern Greek grammatical structures and vocabulary acquired at previous levels
  • Further enhance the students' communicative competence through participation in activities involving exposure to a variety of media and group or pair interaction
  • Assist students to analyse and understand different text types, including literary texts, and to produce complex written and spoken texts
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Recognise, reproduce and describe grammatical, syntactical, lexical and phonetic structures acquired throughout the semester
  2. Interpret extended speech in Modern Greek following somewhat complex lines of argument
  3. Read, interpret, paraphrase and summarise articles, reports and, argumentative texts concerned with contemporary issues
  4. Communicate in speech and writing on a range of familiar topics, using complex language to produce extended texts
  5. Participate in conversations, with some fluency and spontaneity

Key dates and timetable

(1), (2)

Each class is numbered in brackets.
Where more than one class is offered, students normally attend only one.

Classes are held weekly unless otherwise indicated.

FULL

If you are enrolled for this topic, but all classes for one of the activities (eg tutorials) are full,
contact your College Office for assistance. Full classes frequently occur near the start of semester.

Students may still enrol in topics with full classes as more places will be made available as needed.

If this padlock appears next to an activity name (eg Lecture), then class registration is closed for this activity.

Class registration normally closes at the end of week 2 of each semester.

Classes in a stream are grouped so that the same students attend all classes in that stream.
Registration in the stream will result in registration in all classes.
  Unless otherwise advised, classes are not held during semester breaks or on public holidays.