Stage 1

Modern Greek

Assumed Knowledge

Students should have good literacy skills due to the language requirements of the course​.

Prerequisites

Level 4 or better in Year 10 Modern Greek.

Focus Capabilities

Communication, Citizenship.

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Subject Description

Modern Greek at Continuers Level is designed for students who have been studying Modern Greek in years 8-10. In Modern Greek at Continuers Level, students develop their skills to communicate meaningfully. Students develop an understanding of how Modern Greek is used appropriately by using the skills of listening, speaking, viewing, reading and writing for a range of purposes in a variety of contexts.

​In Modern Greek, students have opportunities to:  interact with others, create texts in Modern Greek, analyse texts and examine relationships between language, culture and identity.
 
At Stage 1 students explore a range of topics through three themes:  the Individual, the Modern Greek-speaking Communities and the Changing World. Topics covered include:  Family, Relationships, World of Work, Travel and Celebrations. Students undertake an individual investigation on a cultural or social aspect or issue associated with ‘The Modern Greek-speaking Communities’ or ‘The Changing World’. Different topics are covered each semester depending on relevant events.

*Note: Stage 1 Modern Greek Continuers 1 (or equivalent) is necessary in order to study Stage 1 Modern Greek Continuers 2.
 
Bonus points are awarded for language study at Stage 2 as part of the SA Language, Literacy and Mathematics Bonus Scheme for entry into Flinders University, The University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia.

Course Fees

Nil.

Additional Costs

Students may participate in two excursions at an approximate cost of $30.00 per excursion. Workbook - approximately $35.00.

Assessment Type 1:

Interaction: Possible spoken task may include discussion, interview, debate, speech, talk.

Assessment Type 2:

Text Production: Possible written task may include blog, diary entry, email, essay, brochure, report, review​.

Assessment Type 3:

Text Analysis: ​Analysis and evaluation of a text(s) in Modern Greek with a response in Modern Greek/English.

Assessment Type 4:

Investigation: An oral OR written OR Multi-modal response in Modern Greek/English and a reflective response in English. One response must be in English​.

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