LaTrobe-Professional Modern Greek

Subject 922-189 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009.

Credit Points: 18.75
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Materials prepared by the department
Total Time Commitment: Not available


Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:

Subject Overview:

In this subject students' ability to use Modern Greek in professional and academic contexts is enhanced by studying material such as professional, academic and scientific literature, broadcasts, documentaries, and through practical application of the higher and technical registers of Modern Greek. Professional fields covered include education, law, medicine, social services, science, engineering, trade, banking, accounting and tourism. Advanced Greek grammar, syntax and appropriate vocabulary is studied and practised. Linguistic skills will also be extended through projects developed and reported on in class, and involving interaction with the local Greek community.

Objectives: .

Regular assignments and class exercises of 1500 words 30, a 750 word project 15 (due in week 10), a 2-hour written test 40 (due at the end of semester) and a 15-minute oral/aural test 15 (due at the end of semester). Third year students will be expected to show a greater achievement of discipline-specific skills in their written work than second year students.

Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Information Not Available

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:
  • have gained an enhanced understanding of significant aspects of Modern Greek culture and developed skills in analysis of them and in critical assessment of existing views of them;

  • have developed written and oral skills in discussion of the issues raised and also have a heightened awareness of cultural diversity.


Special enrolment arrangements apply. Students must contact the Faculty of Arts Office for application forms and further details.

Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Modern Greek Major

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