Undergraduate | LTU-GST1001 | 2024
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Prior study needed
- 12 weeks
- Start dates
- 4 Mar 2024
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
On successful completion you will be able to:
- Apply acquired knowledge to new situations; use a bilingual dictionary correctly and apply grammatical rules in the interests of self-expression and meaningful interaction with others.
- Collaborate with a partner or in a group to perform oral dialogues and written tasks.
- Communicate and process information in day-to-day situations through spoken Greek.
- Express a simple opinion and express likes and dislikes.
- Read short, simple texts and find specific information in everyday material such as advertisements, menus and timetables.
- Write short texts relevant to their daily lives using different tenses, cases, singular and plural, adjective and noun agreement, etc.
- Acquire an initial awareness of the Greek world and what shapes it.
- Greek Language Acquisition
- Private and Public Life
- International Travel
- Greek History, Culture, and Society
In this subject complete beginners acquire practical skills in understanding and expressing basic information, such as personal details, needs, wishes, likes and dislikes in speech and writing. Relevant aspects of contemporary Greek society and culture are also introduced. The emphasis throughout is on practice at listening, reading, speaking and writing Greek in everyday situations, with various audio-visual aids being used. Culture is embedded throughout language, so learning another language develops your intercultural communication skills, preparing you to be responsive and agile in varied situations.
This is a level 1 subject and includes live sessions with the expectation of student attendance and participation.
- Regular assignments and class exercises (1,400-word equivalent) (35%)
- One oral-aural test (1,000-word equivalent) (25%)
- Two written tests (1,600-word equivalent) (40%)
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Past La Trobe University students who have completed GST1BE1 (Greek Beginners 1) or GST2BE1 (Greek Beginners 1) or GST3BE1 (Greek Beginners 1) or GST1BEA (Greek Beginners 1A) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.
No additional requirements
- 0.125 EFTSL
- This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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What to study next?
Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses
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