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Fall Academic Term '02 Graduate Course Guide

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Courses in Modern Greek


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Fall Academic Term, 2002 (September 3 - December 20)


MODGREEK 501. Elementary Modern Greek I.

Graduate Courses

Section 001 Meets with Modern Greek 101.001.

Instructor(s): Despina Margomenou

Prerequisites: MODGREEK 501 and Graduate standing. Undergraduate students should elect MODGREEK 101. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

An introductory course in language with special emphasis on developing speaking skills. Most of the classroom time is spent on drills and on elementary dialogues among the students and between the students and the instructor. A creative approach to language learning is followed, whereby the class simulates everyday life situations and the students are asked to improvise responses to those situations. Instruction also focuses on elementary grammar and syntax. Homework involves preparation for the dialogues and drills. Additional exercises at home and in the classroom include descriptions of objects and contexts, problem-solving, interviews among students, and conversion of dialogues into narratives. There are weekly quizzes or tests, a midterm, and a final examination.

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MODGREEK 503. Second Year Modern Greek I.

Graduate Courses

Section 001 Meets with Modern Greek 201.001.

Instructor(s): Despina Margomenou

Prerequisites: MODGREEK 502 or equivalent. Graduate standing. Undergraduate students should elect MODGREEK 201. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course is designed to improve the speaking, reading and writing, as well as listening skills of students. The course begins with a thorough review of materials taught in the first year and continues with the completion of grammar and syntax and writing. Besides the familiar drills, homework includes a greater amount of creative writing. Journalistic prose, short stories, literary excerpts, as well as films and television materials are included in the course. There are weekly quizzes or tests, a midterm, and a final examination.

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MODGREEK 505. Intermediate Modern Greek, I.

Graduate Courses

Section 001 Meets with Modern Greek 301.001.

Instructor(s): Vassilios Lambropoulos (vlambrop@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: MODGREEK 504. Undergraduate students should elect MODGREEK 301. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course focuses on expanding vocabulary through reading more complex journalistic prose and literary texts (20th-century poetry and prose) and discussion of those texts. Special attention is paid to the historical depth of the language through instruction in etymology. The proficiency gained by the end of the course should enable students to express themselves in Modern Greek on topics of interest; students ought to be able to read, with dictionary help, all writing in Standard Modern Greek. Class participation, comprehensive tests, one midterm, and a final examination will determine the final grade.

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MODGREEK 599. Directed Reading.

Graduate Courses

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. (1-4). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Supervised study in Modern Greek literature. Number of meetings determined by the credits elected. Regular reports and conferences.

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