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16 Greek expressions with the word black Posted by on Sep 18, 2017

Γεια σας! In this post there are sixteen expressions and idioms with the adjective black (μαύρος, μαύρη, μαύρο). Some of them are common but others are rather old-fashioned.   Μαύρος can mean: #1. black Ο αδερφός μου αγόρασε ένα ωραίο μαύρο πουκάμισο. My brother bought a nice, black shirt. #2. dirty Αυτό το μπλουζάκι θέλει…

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13 ways to express cause in Greek Posted by on Sep 15, 2017

Γεια σας! There are many ways to express cause. In this post, there are thirteen ways to express cause, using conjunctions, prepositions and participles. The examples are translated literally. Feel free to leave a comment if you have any questions.   #1. γιατί: because Ο Γιάννης πήγε στο γιατρό, γιατί δεν αισθανόταν καλά. Giannis went to…

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20 Greek verbs in the Past Simple tense Posted by on Sep 6, 2017

Γεια σας και καλό φθινόπωρο! Hello, have a nice autumn! It’s time to do grammar, so in this post there is a list of 20 verbs which form an irregular Simple Past tense (Αόριστος). Although they are very common, their form and use often create confusion. If you have any questions, feel free to leave…

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A short story in Greek Posted by on Aug 30, 2017

Γεια σας! In this post, there is a short story followed by an audio file. Please, note that the story is translated literally, in order to make the use of Greek easier to understand. Most of the verbs are put in the Present Continuous tense, which is not so common in English, because this is…

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Samples of Modern Greek textbooks Posted by on Aug 22, 2017

Γεια σας! In an older post from 2004, there was a list of free samples of Greek textbooks. In this post, there are more suggestions. You can also find some free pdf files. Ελληνικά για σας (Greek for you): a bilingual series for levels A0-A1 and A2. There are explanations in English, French, Russian, Albanian…

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