6AABL03A Modern Greek Language IIIA
Credit value: 15
Module convenor/tutor: Dr Marina Mylonidou
Teaching pattern: 10 x 1-hour seminar (weekly) and 10 x 2-hour seminar (weekly)
Availability: Please see module list
Assessment: 1 x 2-hour written in-class test (60%);1 x 1-hour presentation or listening comprehension (40%) (all done in class time)
Pre-requisites: 5AABL02A Modern Greek Language IIA & 5AABL02B Modern Greek Language IIB or equivalent
The course involves advanced work with authentic material from a wide variety of registers for the development of integrated accuracy and fluency skills in both spoken and written Greek. Emphasis is placed on the development of communicative skills in various situations requiring the use of formal Greek.
Use of (mainly) formal and planned spoken and written texts for developing accuracy and appropriacy in the comprehension and production of topical and argumentative discourse. Use of culturally salient discourse types aimed at increasing pragmatic competence. Compound productive activities dealing mainly with the development of opinion-expressing discourse.
E. Panagopouvlou & A. Hatzipanangiotithi, Ellinika gia prohorimenous (Thessaloniki 1997)
K. Arvanitakis and F. Arvanitakis, Communicate in Greek (III), (Athens 1990)
P. Mackridge, The Modern Greek Language. Descriptive Analysis of Modern Greek (Oxford 1985)
P. Mackridge, D. Holton & I. Philippaki-Warburton, Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Language (London 1997)