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Undergraduate | LTU-GST1001-2023

Greek 1

Study method

100% online


100% online

Entry requirements

Prior study needed


12 weeks

Start dates

  • 27 Feb 2023

HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available

About this subject

What you'll learn

  1. 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.
  2. Collaborate with a partner or in a group to perform oral dialogues and written tasks.
  3. Communicate and process information in day-to-day situations through spoken Greek.
  4. Express a simple opinion and express likes and dislikes.
  5. Read short, simple texts and find specific information in everyday material such as advertisements, menus and timetables.
  6. Write short texts relevant to their daily lives using different tenses, cases, singular and plural, adjective and noun agreement, etc.
  7. Acquire an initial awareness of the Greek world and what shapes it.
    • • Greek language acquisition (oral and written).
    • • Private and public life - family, study, work.
    • • Economy (Greek vocabulary for numbers, shopping, goods and services).
    • • International travel (people and places).
    • • 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.

    • 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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Entry requirements


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.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Bachelor of Information Technology

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Bachelor of Arts

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Bachelor of Psychological Science

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Bachelor of Cybersecurity

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