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New Year’s Resolution: How to Learn Greek This Year Posted by on Jan 5, 2017

Καλή Χρονιά! I guess you are reading this post because you learn Greek or because learning Greek is one of your New Year’s Resolutions. In spite of the way you learn the language-using a textbook, taking ‘mainstream” classes or using self-study methods, I would like to offer a few tips that might help you achieve…

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A quiz on Greek customs Posted by on Dec 28, 2016

If you have spent New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day you must be familiar with the most common Greek customs. Do the following quiz to test your knowledge, or to learn new things. Ερώτηση 1 In New Year’s Day, people eat a sweet pie which is called: α) Καρυδόπιτα β) Βασιλόπιτα γ) Μελόπιτα δ)…

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9 Examples of Greek slang Posted by on Dec 12, 2016

Γεια σας! If you are tired of “mainstream” Greek and would like a break, this post is for you: nine Greek slang expressions with examples of their use. Which one is your favorite? Feel free to leave a comment! #1 Τα ‘παιξα / τα ‘χω παίξει Παίζω means to play. Τα ‘παιξα means I’m tired. Example:…

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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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