MED38 Practical Modern Greek IV

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
1/3/0. 6 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Simone Sumelidu (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Nicole Votavová Sumelidisová, Ph.D.
Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Supplier department: Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
MED37 Practical Modern Greek III
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to deepen the knowledge of Modern Greek and to develop the vocabulary, communicative and grammar competencies (level A2/B1 CEFR). The main aim of the course is to make students familiar with basic grammatical phenomena of Modern Greek language. Students must be able to describe these and apply these when speaking and writing in Modern Greek. Another aim of the course is to enable students to understand more difficult Modern Greek texts.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able to:
- use the vocabulary in spoken and written language;
- explain and apply grammar discussed in seminars;
- understand more difficult texts and translate them into czech and vice versa;
- apply the acquired competencies in the final exam: use grammar rules acquired during the seminar I - IV and speak about issues concerning Modertn Greek history, geography and culture.
  • Grammar: Ellinika 2+2, lesson 3 - 7: verbs passive – a detailed survey, deponent verbs, perfectum, plusquamperfectum, futurum exactum, perfect passive participle, reflexive pronouns, subordinate clauses: reflexive clauses, conditional clauses, causal clauses.
  • Topics: traveling, health, public services, national holidays, entertainment, culture.
  • Orthography practice.
  • Translation into Czech and Modern Greek.
  • Reading of texts.
  • Listening.
  • Conversation.
    required literature
  • Ellinika tora 2+2. Athina 1992, 1992. info
  • DĪMĪTRA, Dīmītra and Marineta PAPACHEIMŌNA. Ellinika tora 2+2 : tetradio askiseon. Illustrated by Sofias Zarampouka. 2i ekdosi. Athina: Nostos, 2005. 82 s. ISBN 9607310149. info
    not specified
  • IRINI PATHIAKI. Ellinika B. 1st ed. Athina: Patakis, 2011. 390 pp. info
  • DOSTÁLOVÁ, Růžena and Aikaterini FRANC. Základní kurz novořeckého jazyka. Vyd. 1. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2000. 490 s. ISBN 8021023953. info
  • ZERVA, Georgia. Nebojte se řečtiny. 1st ed. Praha, 1999. info
  • Ta nea ellinika jia xenus. Thessaloniki, 1990. info
  • Ta nea ellinika jia xenus, vivlio askiseon. Thessaloniki, 1990. info
  • Neoelliniki grammatiki (tis dimotikis),. Thessaloniki: Instituto Neoellinikon Spudon APTh (Idryma Manoli Triandafyllidi), 1991. info
  • Neoelliniki grammatiki: Anaprosarmoji tis Mikris neoellinikis grammatikis tu M. Triandafyllidi. Athina, 1976. info
  • TRIANDAFYLLIDIS, Manolis. Mikri neoelliniki grammatiki. Neoelliniki Vivliothiki. Athina, 1949. info
  • MACKRIDGE, Peter. I neoelliniki glossa. Perigrafiki analysi tis neoellinikis kinis. Ekdosis Pataki. Athina, 1987. info
  • DĪMĪTRA, Dīmītra and Marineta PAPACHEIMŌNA. Ellinika tora 2+2 : lyseis. Athina: Nostos. 87 s. ISBN 9698513731. info
  • BABINIOTIS, G. Grammatiki tis neas ellinikis: Domoliturjiki-epikinoniaki. Athina: Ellinika grammata, 2005. ISBN 9604420259. info
  • DEMIRĪ-PRODROMIDOU, Elenī, Roula KAMARIANOU-VASILEIOU and Stathīs EUSTATHIADĪS. Nea Ellīnika gia metanastes palinnostountes, prosfyges kai xenous : 2. epipedo : "--kai kalī epitychia". Athīna: Metaichmio, 2002. 447 s. ISBN 9789603754190. info
  • HOLTON, David and Peter MACKRIDGE. Grammatiki tis ellinikis glossas. 1st ed. Athina: Ekdosis Pataki, 1999. 495 pp. ISBN 960-378-082-0. info
Teaching methods
The course has a form of a seminar and lectures.
Assessment methods
Homework is required during semester – students prepare assigned grammatical exercises and translations from Modern Greek into Czech and vice versa, essays on given topics. Requirements for obtaining the credit: passing the written test (min 70 %) and an oral examination.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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