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Clean Monday in lockdown: Listening comprehension Posted by on Mar 15, 2021

Γεια σας! Σήμερα είναι Καθαρά Δευτέρα (Clean Monday) .We celebrate the beginning of the Lent and traditionally we spend the day with our family, we fast and children fly a kite (χαρταετός). This year, the lockdown restrictions prevented us from celebrating. However, some people managed to go to the park with their families. In this…

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Greece on lockdown: vocabulary from the news Posted by on Nov 6, 2020

Γεια σας! Greece will be put on lockdown tomorrow. In this post there is a list of words found in almost every newspaper article and newscast. Each word or phrase is followed by an example of its use in a sentence. In some cases the translation of the examples is literal. διάγγελμα (το)= formal speech…

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Greek News: Education during the pandemic Posted by on Oct 5, 2020

Γεια σας! The school year has started on the 14th of September (14 Σεπτεμβρίου). In this post we will see some words and phrases related to the precautions taken due to the rise of the COVID cases (κρούσματα κορωνοϊού) in Greece.   Όλα τα παιδιά άνω των τεσσάρων ετών και οι εκπαιδευτικοί φοράνε μάσκες. Οι…

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Greek vocabulary about social distancing Posted by on Apr 25, 2020

Γεια σας! The Greek government considers to end the lockdown measures soon, as long as there is no increase of the coronavirus cases. However, social distancing (κοινωνική απoμάκρυνση) is still important. In this post, there are some words and phrases about this topic. Λέξεις απομάκρυνση (η): distancing απόσταση (η): distance συνάθροιση (η): gathering συναθροίζομαι: to…

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News from Greece: the spreading of COVID-19 Posted by on Mar 5, 2020

The most important news from Greece refer to COVID-19 and the refugee crisis at the Greek-Turkish border. Today, the topic is related to the spreading of the virus in Greece. Τhe Ministry of Health (Υπουργείο Υγείας) confirmed that there are thirty-one cases of coronavirus (κορονοϊός). Twenty-one of them are travelers who returned from a religious…

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