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Content description VCGRCU010

Classical Greek / Levels 7 and 8 / Understanding / Systems of language
Content description
Identify the structure and features of a range of texts in Classical Greek, such as narratives and short plays
  1. identifying elements of different types of text, for example, stories, dialogues and speeches, and explaining the relationship between the language and structure used and the purpose of the text
  2. distinguishing and comparing features of a story and a play, such as narrative voice, characterisation, impact of direct speech
  3. making connections and comparisons between a new text and familiar texts of the same type
  4. using metalanguage to explain the effect of particular language features in texts on intended audiences, for example, the use of euphemisms in an attempt to substitute a mild expression for one considered improper, such as ἀριστερός (better) for ‘left’, Εὐμενίδες (the kindly ones) for the Furies, Εὔξεινος Πόντος (hospitable sea) for the Black Sea
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