Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitModern Greek Studies
OfferedClayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Kalliopi Kouroupi


Previously coded GRK2050


This unit continues the intermediate level of Greek language study begun in Modern Greek Introductory and aims to enhance and develop students' competencies in reading, writing, speaking and listening. In addition to language learning activities, literary, cultural and historical topics related to metropolitan Greece and the Greek diaspora will be explored.


By the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance
  2. communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters
  3. develop a basic understanding of the various text types and kinds of writing.
  4. demonstrate a basic critical understanding of Modern Greek society and culture.


Written/oral assignments: 16%
Classroom tests: 24%
Final oral/aural tests: 30%
Examination: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

One 1-hour culture lecture per week
Three 1-hour language tutorials per week

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


Modern Greek Introductory 2 or equivalent proficiency as determined by placement test.