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Thessaloniki International Fair 2019: listening comprehension activity in Greek Posted by on Sep 5, 2019

The most important event in Greece at the moment is the International Fair in Thessaloniki, which takes place every year in September. It opens on the 7th of September and lasts eight days, it is open for everyone and it attracts visitors not only from Greece but also from the Balkans and Europe. If you…

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Greek heroes, nicknames and adjectives Posted by on Oct 5, 2018

The Greek literature and mythology are rich in characters whose predominant traits are linked to their name. Nowadays, we use the names of these heroes as adjectives to describe a person with the same traits. In this post, there is a list of the most common names. The examples are written in colloquial Greek and…

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Why do you learn Greek? Name a reason Posted by on Jul 12, 2018

If you learn Greek and plan to conversations with a native speaker via Skype or one-to-one you should keep in mind that the first questions they will ask you is why you learn Greek and if you have ever been to Greece. In this post, there is a list of phrases that you might use…

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Use of the conjunction “and” in Greek – Part 2 Posted by on Apr 16, 2018

Γεια σας! Last week, I posted an article about the different uses of the conjunction και. This is the second part. Enjoy! #5. ό,τι και να/ό,τι κι αν= no matter what Ό,τι κι αν κάνει, οι γονείς του θα τον αγαπούν. / No matter what he does, his parents will love him. Ό,τι και να…

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Use of the conjunction “and” in Greek- Part 1 Posted by on Apr 9, 2018

Γεια σας! First, I would like to thank you for your comments and suggestions on future topics. I really appreciate it. Today, this post is about the use of και and I decided to write about it after I read a comment on our Facebook page. This topic gives learners a hard time and I…

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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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Souvlaki time: place your order! Posted by on May 31, 2017

Souvlaki (σουβλάκι) is a generic name for the most famous Greek street food. It could be pieces of pork or chicken cooked on sticks (καλαμάκι χοιρινό, καλαμάκι κοτόπουλο)  or on vertical spits (γύρος) and eaten with grilled bread or wrapped in a flat bread called pita (πίτα).   Traditionally, a pita can be filled with pork…

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