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Ten Scary Greek adjectives Posted by on Oct 31, 2017

Γεια σας! Καλό Halloween to those who celebrate! Three years ago, there was a post with words related to Halloween. This year, the list is getting bigger with the following adjectives: #1. ανατριχιαστικός: creepy Όταν άνοιξαν την πόρτα του παλιού σπιτιού, άκουσαν έναν ανατριχιαστικό θόρυβο. When they opened the door of the old house, they…

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An Intro to Greek Manners Posted by on Oct 26, 2017

When living in a foreign country one of the most challenging things is to behave like the locals. In this post, there are some examples on the Greek social conduct. 1. When we are invited to dinner we never go on empty hands. We bring wine or sweets. If the person is a good friend…

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Two phone conversations in Greek Posted by on Oct 17, 2017

Γεια σας! In this post there are two phone conversations.  Number 1 is about ordering pizza and number 2 is about making a doctor appointment. The dialogues are translated directly, because it is important to see the structure of the sentences in oral speech. You will find the recordings are at the end of each…

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Greek verbs: to see Posted by on Oct 6, 2017

Greek verbs can be used in different contexts. Βλέπω (to see, to look, to watch) is one of the first verbs beginners learn and sometimes they find its meaning confusing. In this post there are some examples of the use of this verb in different contexts. Βλέπεις εκείνο το σπίτι; Do you see that house?…

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