Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students learn to talk and write in Greek about a wide range of aspects of modern Greek culture and society in an informed and coherent manner and to interpret short literary texts. Vocabulary and knowledge of grammar are systematically extended in the course of these readings and discussions.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMaria Herodotou

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites GST2BEA or GST1BE3 or GST2BE3 or GST3BE3 or GST2003


Incompatible subjects GST2BEB, GST1BE4, GST2BE4, GST3BE4

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCommunicate in Greek 2PrescribedArvanitakis,K. & 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

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"These are Practical Language classes."


Assessment elementComments%
one 800-word essay in Greek20
regular assignments and class exercises (800-word equivalent)20
two oral-aural tests (800-word equivalent)20
two written tests (1,600-word equivalent)40