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A short trip to Greece Posted by on Feb 17, 2016

Γεια σας! In this post there is a video about Λαγκάδια (Langadia) a village in Arcadia, in Southern Greece.It played an important role in the Greek War of Independence. It is also known for its stone-built houses. The video is followed by a listening comprehension exercise for intermediate students. Beginners can watch the video and…

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Use of Greek: the Genitive Case Posted by on Feb 9, 2016

A few months ago, I wrote a post about the accusative case (αιτιατική). In this post there are examples on the use of the genitive case (γενική). The genitive case can be used to show: Possession: Αυτό είναι το βιβλίο του Νικου.  This is Nikos’ book. The subject of an action (subjective genitive): Όλοι μιλούσαν…

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Use of the Greek articles Posted by on Jan 27, 2016

One of the challenges beginners and intermediate students face is the right use of the definite and the indefinite articles. When it comes to articles, Greek is very particular. For example, the definite article is always used with people names, in the nominative, genitive and accusative cases: ο Πέτρος. / Το βιβλίο του Πέτρου. /…

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Time to listen Posted by on Jan 27, 2014

Γεια σας! (geia sas, hello) How about practicing oral comprehension today? Below, there’s a link to a video about Nisyros, an island of the Dodecanese. Watch it from 02:14-04:00 and do the exercises. On the first exercise you must fill in the blanks with the right word from the transcript.  On the second exercise you…

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