Modern Greek / Year 9 and 10 / Understanding / Language variation and change

Curriculum content descriptions

Examine how Greek language and culture is variously expressed in different linguistic and cultural settings, identifying and explaining variations

[Key concepts: change, place, impact; Key processes: exploring, comparing, analysing]


  • examining and explaining variations in language use in different Greek-speaking communities, and why the Greek language varies according to geographical location
  • discussing elements of Greek language and culture and how they have become part of Australian lifestyles, for example, celebrations such as το Γλέντι, το Πανηγύρι
  • identifying and comparing the function and power of cultural representations, such as symbols and stories, for example, flags, Greek myths and legends
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
ScOT terms

Greek language

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