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Greek books: the ideal Christmas present Posted by on Dec 7, 2018

Γεια σας! If you have a friend who learns Greek, Christmas is the right moment to offer them a nice present and what would be better than a book? If you are not sure about the right Greek book, this post is for you!   #1. If your friend likes detective fiction, the books by…

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Common mistakes Greeks make in English Posted by on Nov 30, 2018

When learning a language it is useful to observe and point out the mistakes made by native speakers when speaking our native language. In this post, there is a list of mistakes we make when speaking English.     The coffee (sugar, milk etc) has finished. Meaning: There is no coffee left. Greek phrase: Ο…

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The most popular Greek tweet in November Posted by on Nov 20, 2018

Do you ever read Greek tweets? A few days ago, a tweet by a famous Greek basketball player appeared in Greek media, making some of us embarrassed. A few days ago, a Greek -Nigerian basketball player of Panathinaikos, Thanasis Antetokoumpon (Θανάσης Αντετοκούμπο), was called “ape” (πίθηκος) on air by a TV show host who…

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Traveling virtually to Greece Posted by on Nov 10, 2018

If you learn Greek but have not visited Greece nor Cyprus yet, you might find interesting to watch travel shows online. Intermediate and advanced students can also work on listening comprehension.  In this post, there is a brief presentation of three travel shows and a list of relevant words.   Bus Diaries Eleni Ksenou (Ελένη…

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Common Greek passive verbs Posted by on Oct 22, 2018

Γεια σας! It is time for a grammar post related to the passive voice, as it gives students a hard time. This post is not about the conjugation of verbs in the passive voice but it has a list eleven common verbs with examples on how we use them.     Greek verbs ending in…

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