GREEK 4

GST2004

2017

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.

SchoolSchool 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

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects GST2BEB, GST1BE4, GST2BE4, GST3BE4

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

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.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Ability to collaborate with a partner or in a group to perform oral dialogues and written tests.

Activities:
Team oral presentations.
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)
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 evaluate diverse perspectives in a argument of relevant social and/or cultural nature.

Activities:
Class discussions and debates.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

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

Activities:
Oral test.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

04. Ability to interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity with native speakers of Greek; ability to present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects; ability to present a viewpoint on a topical issue.

Activities:
Class participation and oral/aural tests.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

05. Ability to perform critical analysis and synthesis, and to develop and evaluate arguments. Ability to use a bilingual and monolingual dictionary correctly.

Activities:
Regular written language assignments; written test.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

06. Ability to understand texts that consist of high-frequency language; ability to understand contemporary factual and literary texts.

Activities:
Reading comprehension tests
Related graduate capabilities and elements:

07. Ability to write medium texts relevant to their daily lives using different tenses, cases, singular and plural, adjective and noun agreement, etc., as well as the ability to write concisely and critically on literary and abstract topics.

Activities:
Regular language assignments including online quizzes, class exercises, an essay and written tests.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

08. Understanding of the Greek world and what shapes it.

Activities:
Group presentations. In-class debate.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2017, 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.
"These are Practical Language classes."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 800-word essay in Greek20 02, 05, 06, 07, 08
regular assignments and class exercises (800-word equivalent)20 02, 05, 07, 08
two oral-aural tests (800-word equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04
two written tests (1,600-word equivalent)40 02, 05, 06, 07, 08