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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Eva Anagnostou-Laoutides and Greek Government Appointee


Previously coded GRK2010


The unit introduces Modern Greek to students who have no previous knowledge of the language. It explores grammatical and syntactic structures suitable to the Beginners level and facilitates the students in their understanding of the Modern Greek culture.


By the completion of the unit students should achieve:

  1. A basic understanding of Modern Greek grammar and syntax;
  2. A basic store of Modern Greek vocabulary;
  3. To be able to read simple texts in Modern Greek;
  4. To develop introductory aural skills in Modern Greek;
  5. To be introduced to Modern Greek culture.


Written assignments: 20%
Classroom tests: 30%
Oral/aural tests: 20%
Examination (2 hours): 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Evangelina Anagnostou-Laoutides

Contact hours

Two 1 hour lectures per week and Two 1 hour tutorials per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Modern Greek


Students enrolled in Arts courses are prohibited from taking this unit.