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 [@]

GRK 1131 (0051): Beginners Greek II

MTWRF 4th period
MWRF: Ustler 00105
T: Ustler 00108

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

Office Hours: Tuesday 6th and 7th/Thursday 5th


  • Modern Greek (Papaloizos Publications, 8th edition)(required) ISBN: 9780932416025
  • Modern Greek Workbook PT.1 (Papaloizos Publications)(required) ISBN: 9780932416544

  • 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 Papaloizos's book 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 pop quizzes on the discussed material.

  • Course Requirements

    • Daily preparation of the assigned material is required and necessary. This will also help you succeed in your quizzes and exams.
    • Pop quizzes
    • Three exams
    • Every Friday one student will give a presentation on an aspect of Greek language, history, or culture.

    Exam dates:
    Monday, September 19th
    Monday, October 24th
    Wednesday, December 7th
    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 15%
    Individual Presentation 10%
    3 Exams 60% non-cumulative(20% each)

    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences