Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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 with due attention 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.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMaria Herodotou

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites GST1005 or GST1ADA or GST1AD1 or GST2AD1 or GST3AD1 or Co-ordinator's approval.


Incompatible subjects GST1ADB, GST1AD2, GST2AD2, GST3AD2, GST3006

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Core subject at first year for the Greek Major, entry point 2, in the Bachelor of Arts (ABA).

Learning resources


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.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaria Herodotou

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.


Assessment elementComments%
one 600-word project15
one oral-aural test (600-word equivalent)15
one written test (1,600-word equivalent)40
regular written and oral assignments (1,200-words equivalent)30