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Talking about the Future in Greek Posted by on Jan 1, 2018

Γεια σας! Καλή χρονιά! Happy New Year! The first post of the New Year is about expressions that we use when we want to refer to the future. Σε μία ώρα: in an hour Το τρένο θα έρθει σε μία ώρα. The train will come in an hour. Σε δύο / τρεις κ.λ.π. ώρες: in…

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New Year wishes in Greek Posted by on Dec 27, 2017

Χρόνια πολλά! In this post there are common expressions that we use when we send a “Happy New Year” message. If you like to write your Greek family and friends or teacher a few words in Greek, you can get some ideas!   Καλή Χρονιά!: Happy New Year! ευτυχισμένο το 2018: happy 2018 εύχομαι: to…

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11 Greek words from the past Posted by on Dec 15, 2017

Γεια σας! This post is about the old  words that have been replaced by others. If you have a Greek grand parent who left Greece in the 50’s, you are very likely to hear one of these words sometime! 1.η γομολάστιχα: eraser. Now: γόμα. In some places, they use the word σβήστρα from the verb…

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Use of much, many and very in Greek Posted by on Nov 27, 2017

The word πολύς, πολλή, πολύ is an adjective.It has three genders, plural, singular and cases. It can be translated as much, many or a lot of.     Επίθετο (adjective) Έχω πολλά χρήματα. I have much money. Θέλω πολλή μπίρα.  I want much beer. Πίνουν πολύ κρασί. They drink much wine. Ήπιαν πολλούς καφέδες. They…

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Greek quiz: verbs to speak and to say Posted by on Nov 15, 2017

Γεια σας! English-speaking students make use sometimes the verbs μιλάω (to speak) and λέω (to say, to tell) in a wrong way. If you are not sure that you use these verbs right, do the following quiz. There is only one right answer and the correct sentence is translated in English. The quiz is suitable…

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