Units of Study

MGRK1621 - Junior Modern Greek 3

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Panayota Nazou


This unit revises and consolidates the main structures of Greek grammar and syntax and provides an overview of recent Greek history. The language component focuses on developing writing and reading skills by introducing students to the essential morphological structure of the Greek language. The history component offers an insight to some of the most important issues of Greek history since the enlightenment.


6xwritten tasks (equivalent to 1000wd total) (30%), 1x1hr final exam (equivalent to 1000wd) (20%), 1x1400wd short essay (35%), 1xtake home assignment (equivalent to 600wd) (15%)


Supplied through the department


1x1-hr lecture/week, 2x1-hr language tutorials/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week commencing week 2


Modern Greek Continuers or Modern Greek Extension


MGRK1101, MGRK1501, MGRK1401


  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm





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In addition to the core language studies units, the undergraduate program includes other units of study that deal with cultural and literary themes and translation. The following is a list of units that are currently offered on rotation each year.

  • MGRK2603 Style and Expression
  • MGRK2604 Comparison of Greek and English
  • MGRK2605 Theory and Practice of Translation B
  • MGRK2606 Varieties and Registers
  • MGRK2609 Theory and Practice of Translation A
  • MGRK2621 Greek Modernism
  • MGRK2622 The Other Road to Greek Modernity
  • MGRK2631 Cultural Identities
  • MGRK2633 Social Norms/Stereotypes in Greek Cinema
  • MGRK2652 Politics and Politicians in Greece
  • MGRK2653 Sex, Drugs and Music in Modern Greece
  • MGRK2655 Modern Greek Art
  • MGRK2657 Greece and the European Imaginary
  • MGRK2675 New Testament Greek and its World A
  • MGRK2676 New Testament Greek and its World B
  • MGRK2682 Sports and Contemporary Culture
  • MGRK2691 Sociolinguistics in the Greek Diaspora
  • MGRK3692 Theories of Literature