GREEK 7

GST4007

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students extend their knowledge of the structures and vocabulary of the Greek language by the use of graduated material including authentic texts and web sites, which also serve to introduce students to the major phases of modern Greek history and enhance their understanding of many of the foremost issues in Greek society today.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJames Walker

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites GST1006 or coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects GST2ADA, GST1AD3, GST2AD3, GST3AD3

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Core subject at 2nd year for entry point 2 students in the Greek Studies major within the Bachelor of Arts (ABA).

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsGreek, a comprehensive grammar of the modern language,PrescribedHolton, D., Mackridge, P and Philippaki-Warburton, I.ROUTLEDGE 1997
ReadingsOxford English-Greek learner's dictionaryPrescribedStavropoulos, D. and Hornby, A.OUP 1982
ReadingsOxford Greek-English learner's dictionary,PrescribedStavropoulos, D.OUP 1982

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Write argumentative and evaluative texts on studied topics using correct language structures and vocabulary.

Activities:
Regular language assignments including online quizzes. A medium length essay using the Harvard referencing system and a written test.
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)
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; to formulate ideas and opinions with precision and relate these to the contribution of other students; to present a viewpoint on a topical issue; to narrate the plot of a book or film and analyse its content orally.

Activities:
Active participation in class discussions. Oral presentation on a give topic. Oral/aural 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)
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)

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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.
"These are Practical Language classes."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 15-minute oral test (600-word equivalent)15 02, 01
One project (600-word equivalent)15 01, 02
One written test (1,600-word equivalent)40 01, 02
Regular assignments (1,200-words equivalent)Students must complete four 300 word assignments per semester, submitted once every fortnight. A fifth optional topic is given in case some students have missed one or want to improve their mark.30 01, 02