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Listening comprehension in Greek Posted by on Nov 30, 2016

After the war, many Greeks left their country to seek for a better life. Nowadays, the effects of the economic crisis have forced many unemployed young people to immigrate again.In this post, there is a link to a documentary from the Greek show Έρευνα on Mega channel. Watch the video and listen to the story…

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Greek vocabulary quiz: house types Posted by on Nov 23, 2016

Time for a vocabulary quiz! It is about house types. Test your knowledge, expand your vocabulary and have fun! Only one answer is correct. Καλή επιτυχία! 1. Πήγαμε εκδρομή στο βουνό. Περάσαμε τη νύχτα σε ένα … (We went on a trip to the mountain. We spent the night in a shelter) α. εκκλησάκι β. καταφύγιο…

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Greek idioms: verb to put Posted by on Nov 14, 2016

The verb βάζω (to put) is one of the most common verbs. The main tenses are βάζω (present), έβαλα (past simple). It means to put. Example: Βάζω τα ρούχα στο πλυντήριο. I am putting the clothes in the washing machine. It is also used in idiomatic expressions. In this post, there is a list of…

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Justice vocabulary in Greek Posted by on Oct 31, 2016

In Greek mythology Themis (Θέμις) represented the goddess of justice and was respected by gods and humans. Her symbols were the blindfold, the balance and the sword.   The Greek trial courts are civil (αστικά) or criminal (ποινικά). There are also administrative courts (διοικητικά δικαστήρια) and courts that have specific powers, such as military courts…

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Greek vocabulary about memory Posted by on Oct 26, 2016

On October 28 we celebrate the Oxi Day ( Επέτειος του Όχι). Events to honor the war heroes are held everywhere in Greece. The topic of this entry is a list of words and phrases related to memory. Note that some of the English words derive from Greek! θυμάμαι: to remember θυμίζω: to remind Η…

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