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Greek quiz: the articles Posted by on Sep 27, 2017

Γεια σας! In this post there is a quiz suitable for beginners who would like extra practice in the use of articles. Read the sentences and choose the right phrase that completes them (α or β). Only one answer is correct. Feel free to leave a comment if you have any questions.     Πήγα…

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16 Greek expressions with the word black Posted by on Sep 18, 2017

Γεια σας! In this post there are sixteen expressions and idioms with the adjective black (μαύρος, μαύρη, μαύρο). Some of them are common but others are rather old-fashioned.   Μαύρος can mean: #1. black Ο αδερφός μου αγόρασε ένα ωραίο μαύρο πουκάμισο. My brother bought a nice, black shirt. #2. dirty Αυτό το μπλουζάκι θέλει…

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13 ways to express cause in Greek Posted by on Sep 15, 2017

Γεια σας! There are many ways to express cause. In this post, there are thirteen ways to express cause, using conjunctions, prepositions and participles. The examples are translated literally. Feel free to leave a comment if you have any questions.   #1. γιατί: because Ο Γιάννης πήγε στο γιατρό, γιατί δεν αισθανόταν καλά. Giannis went to…

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20 Greek verbs in the Past Simple tense Posted by on Sep 6, 2017

Γεια σας και καλό φθινόπωρο! Hello, have a nice autumn! It’s time to do grammar, so in this post there is a list of 20 verbs which form an irregular Simple Past tense (Αόριστος). Although they are very common, their form and use often create confusion. If you have any questions, feel free to leave…

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