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Greek vocabulary: Fruit Posted by on Aug 31, 2016

One of the best things that come with autumn is fruit, such as grapes and apples. It’s time to review basic vocabulary related to fruits. In this post there is also extended vocabulary, idioms and proverbs.     Basic vocabulary φρούτο (το) / καρπός (ο): fruit φλούδα (η): skin κοτσάνι (το): stem κουκούτσι (το): pit σπόρος…

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City vocabulary in Greek Posted by on Aug 24, 2016

Γεια σας! In this post you will find vocabulary related to places in the city. You could use it to make your own list or flashcards or mind maps. It is suitable for beginners and intermediate students.   city: πόλη (η) square: πλατεία (η) road: δρόμος (ο) street: οδός (η) avenue: λεωφόρος (η) highway: αυτοκινητόδρομος…

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Greek letters for beginners Posted by on Aug 10, 2016

Writing and understanding the letters of a different alphabet can be hard. In this post, there is information on the Greek letters. The Greek alphabet consists of 24 letters. In Greece, children start learning how to write at the age of five.Cursive writing is not taught and is used by elderly people. Below, you can…

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Greek Survival phrases: quiz Posted by on Aug 3, 2016

If you are planning a vacation in Greece, this quiz might be of some use. You can check your knowledge and learn new phrases. It is suitable for beginners or pre-intermediate students. Enjoy!     Question 1: If someone asks you “τι κάνεις;” the right answer is: α. Κάνω καλά, ευχαριστώ! β. Είμαι καλά, ευχαριστώ!…

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