Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 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
Organisational UnitModern Greek Studies
OfferedNot offered in 2015
Coordinator(s)Dr Sarah McDonald


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.


Within semester assessment: 70%
Exam: 30%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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