GREEK 6

GST3006

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students' oral and literacy 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, 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 GST3005 or GST3BEA or GST1BE5 or GST2BE5 or GST3BE5

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects GST1BE6, GST2BE6, GST3BE6, GST3BEB, GST106

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

02. Apply acquired knowledge to a broad range of situations; including extrapolating information from different media sources to formulate an argument.

Activities:
Written language assignments, essay and written test.
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

03. Express themselves fluently and spontaneously; ability to formulate ideas and opinions with precision and relate these to the contribution of other people. Ability to work as part of a team in class discussions and debates.

Activities:
Active participation in class discussions. Oral presentation on a given topic. 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
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

04. Formulate an opinion on a wide range of topics, including abstract ideas, and to discuss critically longer written texts and films.

Activities:
Class discussions and debates. Essay. Written Assignments
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
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

05. 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. Essay with an annotated bibliography and group presentations. In-class debate.
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
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

06. Understand longer, more complex, factual and literary texts and films to appreciate distinctions of style. Ability to evaluate texts on studied topics using correct language structures.

Activities:
In-class discussion and written work, including an essay. 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
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

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJames Walker

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

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