Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Alexandros Giannadakis


Previously coded GRK1010


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)

Alexandros Giannadakis

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