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Common Greek verbs used with appliances Posted by on Jan 18, 2021

Γεια σας! Today it is time to do some vocabulary. Most learners are familiar with the Greek vocabulary about appliances. This post has a list of verbs used with the appliances and examples about their use. το ψυγείο: refrigerator διατηρώ: to preserve Το ψυγείο διατηρεί τα τρόφιμα κρύα. The food preserves the food cold. κρυώνω…

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Let’s celebrate with a Greek song Posted by on Dec 31, 2020

It is time to say goodbye to 2020. Although it has been a tough year, full of new painful experiences for many of us, we will say goodbye with a Greek song. Πάει ο παλιός χρόνος (There goes the old year) is a traditional song we sing everywhere in Greece on the 1st of January…

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Greek quiz about Christmas Posted by on Dec 23, 2020

Γεια σας! Σήμερα έχουμε ένα εορταστικό κουίζ. Hello! Today, we have a Greek quiz about Christmas. How well do you know the Greek customs? What would you eat in Greece on the 6th of January? What would you do if you saw a goblin? Do this quiz to find out: say whether the following statements…

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Common Greek expressions: “Slow” words Posted by on Dec 18, 2020

Γεια σας! Τον χειμώνα ο ρυθμός της ζωής γίνεται πιο αργός. In winter the rhythm of life is slower. Today, we will see some expressions which are used to mean slowly. #1. αργά αργά: slowly. One of the most common expressions that everybody knows. Ήπιε τον καφέ του αργά αργά. #2. σιγά σιγά: slowly Η…

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Common mistakes in Greek Posted by on Dec 7, 2020

Γεια σας! Το θέμα μας σήμερα είναι κάποια από τα συνηθισμένα λάθη που κάνουν οι ξένοι μαθητές στα ελληνικά. The post is about some of the most common mistakes foreign students make in Greek. I have written articles with the same topic a few years ago. You can check this and this. #1. Ίσως /…

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Listening Comprehension in Greek for beginners (part 1) Posted by on Nov 23, 2020

Γεια σας! Σήμερα θα κάνουμε ασκήσεις ακουστικής κατανόησης. Today we will do listening comprehension exercises. They are suitable for beginners (A1 level). Listen to the following phrases. Where could we use or hear them? Choose a or b. Only one answer is correct. Click on Σωστή απάντηση to see the right answer and the phrase…

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Compound adjectives in Greek Posted by on Nov 18, 2020

Γεια σας! In this post we will explore compound adjectives. These adjectives give an expressive aspect to the meaning they describe, they are widely used and they cannot be found in grammar books. αγουροξυπνημένος (άγουρος: unripe + ξυπνάω: to wake up): who just woke up, half-awake Όπως ήταν αγουροξυπνημένος, έβαλε να φτιάξει καφέ και του…

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