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Basic Computer Vocabulary in Greek Posted by on Jan 15, 2020

Γεια σας! In this post there are basic Greek words about computers. In general, one can use the verb κάνω (to do) and add a verb in English: κάνω save, which means to save. However, there are specific terms that you may use.   Verbs – Ρήματα to boot: ξεκινάω (ξεκίνησα) to shut down: κλείνω…

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Greek verbs related to water Posted by on Jan 8, 2020

Γεια σας! Καλή χρονιά! Some people like to learn vocabulary organizing the words in specific topics or concepts. Today, we will see four verbs which are related to water or liquids and we will explore their meaning. Coincidentally, these verbs start by -β!     #1. βουτάω= to dive, to immerse, to dip Αόριστος (Past…

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Quiz on Greek Christmas traditions Posted by on Dec 24, 2019

Γεια σας! Καλά Χριστούγεννα! How well do you know the Greek customs related to Christmas? Do this quiz to find out! #1. A few decades ago, the Greeks used to decorate: a. a pine tree b. a ship c. an olive tree d. a branch   #2. The Greek Santa Claus is: a. Saint Basil…

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Popular Greek songs of the last decade (Part 2) Posted by on Dec 18, 2019

Γεια σας! Last week I posted three of my favorite songs of the last ten years. Today, I will share with you some of the most popular Greek songs from 2010 to 2016. 2010 Monsieur Minimal – Κι αν χαθείς (Ki an hathees) https://youtu.be/8yuAfKT3uoE 2012 APURIMAC και Έλλη Πασπαλά – Mi ultimo tango en Atenas…

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Popular Greek songs of the last decade (Part 1) Posted by on Dec 12, 2019

Γεια σας! There are only few days before this decade ends and the next posts will be related to the music produced the last ten years. Today, I will present you three popular Greek songs, which also happen to be some of my favorites. 1. Μαρίνα Σάττι – Μάντισσα (Marina Satti, The Fortune – teller)…

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Kitchen Vocabulary in Greek Posted by on Nov 28, 2019

Γεια σας! In this post there is vocabulary extension with words about the kitchen. This time, instead of a list of words there is a text followed by an English translation. Το πρωί πήγα στην κουζίνα για να φτιάξω πρωινό. Η καφετιέρα μου έχει χαλάσει. Έκοψα καφέ στο μύλο, τον έβαλα στο μπρίκι και άναψα…

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Sports vocabulary in Greek Posted by on Nov 21, 2019

Last week two athletes from Greece were distinguished. Panos Triantafyllou (Πάνος Τριανταφύλλου) won the gold medal at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation’s (IWAS) Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in Amsterdam. Panos Triantafyllou had a car accident in 2004 and started practicing sports three months later. The other athlete is Stefanos Tsitsipas (Στέφανος Τσιτσιπάς) who…

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