GREEK 5

GST3005

2018

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Global Citizenship Essential. Global Citizenship is about learning to live in an interconnected world, including the social, environmental, political and economic challenges this brings.

Subject outline

In this subject students' skills in Greek are consolidated and extended through exercises in understanding a variety of authentic spoken and written materials and through practice at speaking and writing. Due attention is given to grammatical accuracy and appropriate usage. The materials used also serve as an introduction to Greek society and culture and aspects of modern Greek history.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJames Walker

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites GST2004 or GST2BEB or GST1BE4 or GST2BE4 or GST3BE4

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects GST1BE5, GST2BE5, GST3BE5, GST3BEA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCommunicate in Greek 3PrescribedArvanitakis, k. and 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. Ability to apply acquired knowledge to a broad range of situations; ability to extrapolate information from different media sources and use it to formulate an argument. Ability to formulate an opinion on a wide range of topics, including abstract ideas.

Activities:
Written language assignments, essay and written test, class discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Ability to express themselves fluently and spontaneously; ability to formulate ideas and opinions with precision and relate these to the contribution of other people.

Activities:
Oral/aural tests. Active participation in class discussions. Oral presentation on a given topic.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

03. Ability to interact with Greeks with a degree of fluency and spontaneity in accordance with socio-cultural differences. Participation in an intercultural dialogue with the Greek world.

Activities:
Oral test; in-class discussions. Regular language assignments, an essay and written tests.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

04. Ability to understand longer, more complex, factual and literary texts and films to appreciate distinctions of style.

Activities:
In-class discussion and written work, including an essay.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

05. Ability to work as part of a team in class discussions and debates.

Activities:
Team oral presentations
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

06. Write argumentative and evaluate texts on studied topics and films using correct language structures.

Activities:
Regular language assignments, an essay and written tests.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

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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*
one oral-aural test (600-word equivalent)15 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one project (800-word equivalent)20 01, 04, 06
one written test (1,600-word equivalent)40 01, 06
regular written assignments (1,000-words equivalent)25 01, 04, 06