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About cats Posted by on Sep 20, 2021

Γεια σας! Σήμερα θα μιλήσουμε για γάτες. Today we will talk about cats. This time, I will not give you a list of words but sentences in Greek followed by the English translation. The Greek word for cat is γάτα and it’s feminine. The masculine noun is γάτος but if we talk about cats in…

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A farewell to Mikis Theodorakis Posted by on Sep 6, 2021

Greece is mourning for the loss of Mikis Theodorakis who passed away on the 2nd of September. He was known worldwide as the composer of the music of the film Ζorba the Greek (1964). He was born in 1925 and he had origins from Crete and Minor Asia. He composed chamber music, operas, oratorios, symphonies…

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Greek vocabulary about money Posted by on Aug 31, 2021

In this post there is a group of words related to money. In Greek, we use different words to describe the money paid to an insurance company, to a freelancer or to buy a ticket for public transport. If you like slang and colloquialisms, check this post about Slang words for stingy or penniless in…

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Listening Comprehension in Greek: The Apartment Posted by on Aug 23, 2021

Sometimes students cannot find material suitable for listening comprehension. In this post, there is a listening comprehension exercise for intermediate students. First, read the statements (1-15) and look for the words you don’t know in the dictionary, if you need to. Listen to the audio file at least twice and state whether the sentences are…

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Greek verbs related to sound Posted by on Aug 18, 2021

Γεια σας. It’s time for a vocabulary extension post so this post is about Greek verbs related to sound. These verbs are not taught to beginners but native speakers use them in daily conversations. The translation of the examples is literal and in some cases the English phrases might seem strange. If you like sounds…

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Numeral adjectives in Greek: 100 to 1000 Posted by on Jul 29, 2021

Γεια σας! Today we will see some examples on the use of numeral adjectives from 100 to 100. You can find more information about the Greek numbers in the post About Greek numbers.   100 εκατό Note that the numbers from 101 to 199 take a -ν: 101 εκατόν ένα 122 εκατόν είκοσι δύο 199…

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Listening comprehension: Cheese making Posted by on Jul 21, 2021

Το τυρί είναι ένα από τα πιο αγαπητά ελληνικά προϊόντα. Cheese is one of the most popular Greek products. In this post, there is a video where you can see the traditional way of cheese making in a village in Crete. The video is followed by a list of words from the video and by…

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