GREEK 3

GST2003

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students learn to discuss issues relating to contemporary Greek and Australian society in Greek, extending their vocabulary and knowledge of grammar. Oral and literacy skills are developed through use of news media reports, magazine articles and film.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJames Walker

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites GST1BEB or GST1BE2 or GST2BE2 or GST3BE2 or GST1002

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects GST2BEA, GST1BE3, GST3BE3, GST2BE3

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCommunicate in Greek 2PrescribedArvanitakis,K. & Arvanitakis,F.DELTOS, 2010
ReadingsOxford English-Greek learner's dictionaryPrescribedStavropoulos, D. and Hornby, A.OUP 1982.
ReadingsOxford Greek-English learner's dictionaryPrescribedStavropoulos, D.OUP 1988.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Collaborate with a partner or in a group to perform oral dialogues and written tests.

Activities:
Team oral presentations.
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Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Evaluate diverse perspectives in a argument of relevant social and/or cultural nature.

Activities:
Class discussions and debates.
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Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
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Inquiry and Analytical Skills
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Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
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Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Interact with Greeks with a degree of fluency and spontaneity in accordance with socio-cultural differences.

Activities:
Oral test.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
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Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
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04. Ability to interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity with native speakers of Greek; ability to present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects; ability to present a viewpoint on a topical issue.

Activities:
Class participation and oral/aural tests.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
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Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

05. Ability to perform critical analysis and synthesis, and to develop and evaluate arguments. Ability to use a bilingual and monolingual dictionary correctly.

Activities:
Regular written language assignments; written test.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

06. Ability to understand texts that consist of high-frequency language; ability to understand contemporary factual and literary texts.

Activities:
Reading comprehension tests
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Literacies and Communication Skills
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Inquiry and Analytical Skills
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Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

07. Ability to write medium texts relevant to their daily lives using different tenses, cases, singular and plural, adjective and noun agreement, etc., as well as the ability to write concisely and critically on literary and abstract topics.

Activities:
Regular language assignments including online quizzes, class exercises, an essay and written tests.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

08. Understanding of the Greek world and what shapes it.

Activities:
Group presentations. In-class debate.
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Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJames Walker

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
regular assignments and class exercises (1,200-word equivalent)30 02, 05, 06, 07, 08
two oral-aural tests (1,200-word equivalent)30 01, 03, 04, 08
two written tests (1,600-word equivalent)40 02, 05, 06, 07, 08