GREEK 6

GST3006

2015

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-ordinatorMaria Herodotou

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

01. Ability to apply acquired knowledge to a broad range of situations; ability to extrapolate information from different media sources and use it to formulate an argument.

Activities:
Written language assignments, essay and written test.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

02. Ability to 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:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

03. Ability to express themselves fluently and spontaneously; ability to formulate ideas and opinions with precision and relate these to the contribution of other people.

Activities:
Active participation in class discussions. Oral presentation on a given topic. Oral/aural tests.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Speaking (Speaking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

04. Ability to 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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Speaking (Speaking)

05. Ability to interact with Greeks with a degree of fluency and spontaneity in accordance with socio-cultural differences.

Activities:
Oral test; in-class discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

06. Ability to understand longer, more complex, factual and literary texts and films to appreciate distinctions of style.

Activities:
In-class discussion and written work, including an essay.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

07. Ability to work as part of a team in class discussions and debates.

Activities:
Team oral presentations; group online quizzes.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

08. Participation in an intercultural dialogue with the Greek world.

Activities:
Essay with an annotated bibliography and group presentations. In-class debate.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

09. Write argumentative and evaluate texts on studied topics using correct language structures.

Activities:
Regular language assignments including online quizzes, class exercises, an essay and written tests.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one oral-aural test (600-word equivalent)15 01, 04, 06, 07
one project (800-word equivalent)20 02, 09
one written test (1,600-word equivalent)40 02, 06, 09
regular written and oral assignments (1,000-words equivalent)25 02, 09