University of Florida
Department of Classics






Eleni Bozia, Ph.D.
Department of Classics
137 Dauer Hall
University of Florida
POBox 117435
Gainesville, FL 32611

Tel: (352) 392-2075
Fax: (352) 846-0297
E-Mail: bozia [@]

Self Practice

GRK 1130 (7608): Beginners Greek I

MTWRF 5th period
NRN 0184

Instructor: Dr. Eleni Bozia
Office: Dauer 137
Phone: 352 273 3694

Office Hours: Tuesday, 7th period and Thursday, 7th period


  • Greek Today: A Course in the Modern Language and Culture, P. Bien (Dartmouth) (required) ISBN:1584650338
  • Greek Today Workbook, P. Bien (Dartmouth) (required) ISBN: 1584653957

  • Course Description

  • The purpose of this course is to provide the students with the necessary grammatical and vocabulary skills in order to read, understand, and speak Greek. In class we will be using the textbook and workbook to cover grammar and vocabulary. We will also practice speaking Greek. Along with all the above we will be discussing several aspects of Greek lifestyle so that the students may acquire a well-rounded knowledge of Greek language and culture.
  • You will also have quizzes on the discussed material.
  • The two projects will be short assignments—a writing one and a listening one. You will have a week for the completion of each.

  • Tentative Weekly Schedule

  • Week 1: Introductions and Chapter 0
  • Week 2: Chapters 0 and 1
  • Week 3: Chapters 1 and 2
  • Week 4: Chapter 2
  • Week 5: Chapter 3
  • Week 6: Chapter 3
  • Week 7: Project Week
  • Week 8: Review Week
  • Week 9: Exam-Chapter 4
  • Week 10: Chapter 4
  • Week 11: Listening Week
  • Week 12: Chapter 5
  • Week 13: Chapters 5 and 6
  • Week 14: Chapter 6-Review
  • Week 15: Review and Exam

  • Course Requirements

    • Daily preparation of the assigned material is required and necessary. This will also help you succeed in your quizzes and exams.
    • Quizzes
    • Two exams
    • Two Projects

    Exam dates:
    Monday, February 27th
    Wednesday, April 22th
    Late work/makeup work will not be accepted, unless
    appropriate documentation is provided.


    1. Your perfect attendance is expected. The university recognizes the right of the individual professor to make attendance mandatory. After due warning, professors can prohibit further attendance and subsequently assign a failing grade for excessive absences.
    2. There will be no make-up work except in extraordinary and documented cases.
    3. Students requesting classroom accommodation must first register with the Dean of Students Office. The Dean of Students Office will provide documentation to the student who must then provide this documentation to the Instructor when requesting accommodation.
    4. The use of cellular devices during class is strictly prohibited.
    5. Academic Honesty is expected at all times. We, the members of the University of Florida community, pledge to hold ourselves and our peers to the highest standards of honesty and integrity. On all work submitted for credit by students at the university, the following pledge is either required or implied: "On my honor, I have neither given nor received unauthorized aid in doing this assignment."

    Minus grade scale:

  • A 93-100
  • A- 90-92
  • B+ 87-89
  • B 84-86
  • B- 80-83
  • C+ 77-79
  • C 74-76
  • C- 70-73
  • D+ 67-69
  • D 64-66
  • D- 60-63

  • Grades:
    Attendance and Participation 15%
    Quizzes 35%
    2 Exams 40% non-cumulative(20% each)
    Project 1 5%
    Project 2 5%

    UF Online Evaluation Process

  • Students are expected to provide feedback on the quality of instruction in this course based on 10 criteria. These evaluations are conducted online at Evaluations are typically open during the last two or three weeks of the semester, but students will be given specific times when they are open. Summary results of these assessments are available to students at

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