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Greek phrases about the environment Posted by on Apr 22, 2019

Γεια σας! Σήμερα γιορτάζουμε την Ημέρα της Γης. Today we celebrate the Earth Day. In this post, there is vocabulary and phrases related to the environment.   περιβάλλον (το): environment φιλικός-η-ο προς το περιβάλλον: environmental friendly κάνω ανακύκλωση: to recycle ανακυκλώσιμος-η-ο: recyclable σπατάλη (η): waste υπερθέρμανση του πλανήτη (η): global warming φαινόμενο του θερμοκηπίου (το)…

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Greek Impersonal Verbs Posted by on Apr 15, 2019

Γεια σας! In this post we will see the use some commons impersonal verbs. They are used in the third singular person and do not have a noun or pronoun as subject.     Ρήματα (verbs)   #1. χρειάζεται : need to do Δε χρειάζεται να έρθεις και εσύ μαζί μας αύριο. / There is…

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Survival phrases in Greek about health Posted by on Apr 9, 2019

Last Sunday (April 7), we celebrated  World Health Day. The Greek word for health is υγεία. In Greek mythology, Goddess Υγεία (Hygeia), the personification of  health, was connected to  the prevention (πρόληψη) of a disease. In this post there is vocabulary about health. υγεία (η): health.  Related words  are υγιεινός-η-ο (healthy). The words hygiene and…

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Greek vocabulary expansion: the time Posted by on Mar 30, 2019

Tomorrow Greece and the other European countries will have daylight saving time. In this post, there is a list of phrases and words related to time, which will expand your vocabulary.   #1. Daylight saving time: η θερινή ώρα Η θερινή ώρα εφαρμόζεται μέχρι το τέλος του Οκτωβρίου. / Daylight Saving Time is applied until…

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Greek history quiz Posted by on Mar 24, 2019

The 25th of March (Η εικοστή-πέμπτη Μαρτίου) is an important day for Greece. It is a national holiday and we celebrate the revolution against the Ottomans. In this post, there is a quiz related to the 25th of March and the Greek Revolution. Enjoy!     #1. Which was the first country that recognized the…

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Greek Culture: Past and Present Posted by on Mar 13, 2019

Γεια σας! This post is about some old traditions and habits which are not strictly followed now.   #1. The afternoon nap In the past, people used to take a nap between 2-4 p.m. Nowadays, in the big cities, most people have no time to sleep in the afternoon. The afternoon nap is called «μεσημεριανός…

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Phrases with the Greek adverb “well”. Posted by on Feb 28, 2019

Γεια σας! One of the most common Greek words is καλά and it  means “well”. In this post, there is a list of phrases and expressions with καλά. The examples in Greek are translated literally.     #1. να ‘σαι καλά / να ‘στε καλά (να είσαι καλά, να είστε καλά): Βe well. We use…

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