Faculty of Arts

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 Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Kalliopi Kouroupi


Previously coded GRK2060


This unit continues the intermediate level of Greek language study begun in Modern Greek Intermediate 1 and aims to further enhance and develop students' competencies in reading, writing, speaking and listening. In addition to language learning activities, a number of 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. better understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate
  2. better communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters
  3. develop a better understanding of the various text types and kinds of writing.
  4. further develop a 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)

Workload requirements

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 Intermediate 1 or equivalent proficiency as determined by placement test.