Modern Greek / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Creating

Curriculum content descriptions

Interpret and discuss different imaginative texts, expressing and justifying opinions on aspects such as themes, mood, emotions and language choices

[Key concepts: imagination, experience; Key processes: interpreting, relating, connecting, justifying]


  • interpreting images, gesture and language choices to convey cultural concepts and ideas in Greek songs, films and performances
  • reading, viewing and listening to imaginative texts in a variety of modes to explore and discuss how aspects of Greek society and culture are represented, for example, current social themes such as youth issues, identity
  • discussing how imaginative texts such as films, plays and songs portray social issues in everyday life such as relationships, generation gap
  • responding to texts and explaining how mood is created and narrative developed through language and expression, language choice, use of metaphors, humour, suspense, surprise
  • analysing imaginative texts, discussing how language, culture and literary devices are used to portray characters, places or events to evoke humorous or emotional responses
  • comparing lyrics, themes and styles of popular Greek and English language songs, explaining similarities and differences in language use, cultural aspects and modes of expression
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Greek language

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