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Archive for September, 2021

Library Vocabulary in Greek Posted by on Sep 29, 2021

Γεια σας! The last post of this month is about βιβλιοθήκες (libraries). In Greece, there are libraries at all the municipalities (δημοτική βιβλιοθήκη, community library). University students can go to the αναγνωστήριο (ανάγνωση means reading) where they can study or work on a project. You can also read four dialogues at the library here and…

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About cats Posted by on Sep 20, 2021

Γεια σας! Σήμερα θα μιλήσουμε για γάτες. Today we will talk about cats. This time, I will not give you a list of words but sentences in Greek followed by the English translation. The Greek word for cat is γάτα and it’s feminine. The masculine noun is γάτος but if we talk about cats in…

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A farewell to Mikis Theodorakis Posted by on Sep 6, 2021

Greece is mourning for the loss of Mikis Theodorakis who passed away on the 2nd of September. He was known worldwide as the composer of the music of the film Ζorba the Greek (1964). He was born in 1925 and he had origins from Crete and Minor Asia. He composed chamber music, operas, oratorios, symphonies…

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