Languages of the Greek Diaspora (MGRK3602)


This course examines Greek bilingualism from a historical and sociolinguistic perspective, including a brief comparative study of Katharevousa, its phonetics, morphology and syntax. This unit also looks at sociolinguistic aspects of bilingualism in relation to Greeks of the Diaspora, with special emphasis on different forms of expression in a variety of contexts.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


1x2000wd Essay (30%), 2x Class projects equivalent to 1500wds (30%), 2500wd Take-home exercise (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

12 Senior credit points in Modern Greek


MGRK2691 or MGRK2904

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.