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Archive for January, 2014

Time to listen Posted by on Jan 27, 2014

Γεια σας! (geia sas, hello) How about practicing oral comprehension today? Below, there’s a link to a video about Nisyros, an island of the Dodecanese. Watch it from 02:14-04:00 and do the exercises. On the first exercise you must fill in the blanks with the right word from the transcript.  On the second exercise you…

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Greek quiz-Expressions of time and frequency Posted by on Jan 21, 2014

How good are you at giving the right answer to questions related to time and frequency? Do this quiz to find out. For questions 1-10 choose α, β, or γ. Only one answer is correct. This quiz is suitable for beginners who are able to read the Greek alphabet and who have been taught prepositions…

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To make, to fix, to repair: a must know verb Posted by on Jan 15, 2014

A couple of days ago while I was having a lesson of conversational Greek, I realized that the verb φτιάχνω is one of the most common verbs. It can be used to mean to make, to fix, to repair, to prepare, to make one’s bed,to make up or to make one’s hair, and the list…

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What’s app with Greek? Posted by on Jan 8, 2014

A new year has started and for some people this is the perfect time to learn a new language. If you think that you’d like your children to learn Greek but are not sure if they will like it or not, test the water first with some apps. Greek is not one of the easiest…

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