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Popular Greek songs of the last decade (Part 1) Posted by on Dec 12, 2019

Γεια σας! There are only few days before this decade ends and the next posts will be related to the music produced the last ten years. Today, I will present you three popular Greek songs, which also happen to be some of my favorites. 1. Μαρίνα Σάττι – Μάντισσα (Marina Satti, The Fortune – teller)…

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It is time to start typing your Greek texts Posted by on Sep 9, 2019

Γεια σας! Do you like typing in Greek but are not familiar with the Greek keyboard yet? In this post, we will see how to type in Greek, even without a Greek keyboard. We will also see some rules about the use of the accent (τόνος) and the dieresis (διαλυτικά, two dots over a vowel)…

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Greek books: the ideal Christmas present Posted by on Dec 7, 2018

Γεια σας! If you have a friend who learns Greek, Christmas is the right moment to offer them a nice present and what would be better than a book? If you are not sure about the right Greek book, this post is for you!   #1. If your friend likes detective fiction, the books by…

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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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A short story in Greek Posted by on Aug 30, 2017

Γεια σας! In this post, there is a short story followed by an audio file. Please, note that the story is translated literally, in order to make the use of Greek easier to understand. Most of the verbs are put in the Present Continuous tense, which is not so common in English, because this is…

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Samples of Modern Greek textbooks Posted by on Aug 22, 2017

Γεια σας! In an older post from 2004, there was a list of free samples of Greek textbooks. In this post, there are more suggestions. You can also find some free pdf files. Ελληνικά για σας (Greek for you): a bilingual series for levels A0-A1 and A2. There are explanations in English, French, Russian, Albanian…

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Accusative case: Quiz for beginners Posted by on Mar 22, 2017

The topic of the last post was the use of the accusative case as a direct object. In this post there is a quiz for beginners: you should find the right translation to the English sentences. Καλή επιτυχία! Would you like a coffee? α. Θέλετε ένας καφές;  β. Θέλετε έναν καφέ; My brother is here…

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