GREEK 9

GST4009

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students learn to identify the characteristics of phonology, morphology, syntax and lexicon which distinguish informal, colloquial and non-standard varieties of Modern Greek from the formal standard language. Differences between spoken and written forms, informal and formal style/registers, and regional/social dialects are studied and practised with specific reference to Modern Greek.

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 GST4008 or equivalent/coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects GST3ADA, GST1AD5, GST2AD5, GST3AD5

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Third year core subject for entry point 2 students in the greek major in the ABA.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsGreek, a comprehensive grammar of the modern languagePrescribedHolton, D., Mackridge, P. and Philippaki-Warburton, I.ROUTLEDGE 1997.
ReadingsI glossa ton idiotismon ke ton ekfraseonPrescribedDemiri-Prodromidou, E. et al.UNIVERSITY STUDIO PRESS THESSALONIKI 1990.
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. Communicate in written Greek at the threshold of language professionalism; ability to discriminate in writing between varieties of discourse and communicative situations; ability to report on educational issues/practices and summarise.

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. 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One oral-aural test (1000-word equivalent)20 02, 01
One project (1100-word equivalent)20 01, 02
One written test (1,200-word equivalent)30 02, 01
Regular assignments (1,200-word equivalent)30 01, 02