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Listening Comprehension in Greek for beginners (part 1) Posted by on Nov 23, 2020

Γεια σας! Σήμερα θα κάνουμε ασκήσεις ακουστικής κατανόησης. Today we will do listening comprehension exercises. They are suitable for beginners (A1 level). Listen to the following phrases. Where could we use or hear them? Choose a or b. Only one answer is correct. Click on Σωστή απάντηση to see the right answer and the phrase…

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Greek vocabulary quiz for beginners Posted by on Dec 9, 2015

You started having Greek lessons and have been taught basic vocabulary. If you like, you can do the following quiz to test your knowledge. It’s suitable for learners who have had at least a 90 hour tuition. Part One Fill in the gaps choosing α, β or γ. John wants bread. He goes at the…

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Talk about your hobbies in Greek Posted by on Sep 23, 2015

You like horse riding, rafting and making puppets. You learn Greek and practice conversation with a native speaker. You want to talk about your fascinating hobbies to your Greek friend, but don’t know how. Talking about hobbies and activities is not too difficult because we use very simple verbs that most beginners know, such as…

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Speak Greek to your teacher! Posted by on Sep 14, 2015

Most beginners try to avoid using their first language when addressing the teacher, but sometimes they are discouraged because of their limited vocabulary. In this post, there are some common phrases that you can use in class. If you have questions, feel free to leave a comment. English Greek (informal) Greek (formal) We can speak…

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Always, never, from time to time: expressions of frequency Posted by on Feb 24, 2014

Never On Sunday is one of the best known Greek movies. The Greek title is Ποτέ την Κυριακή (Pote tin Kiriaki). What about “always on Sunday” or “very often” ? Below there’s a list with the most common expressions of frequency used in Modern Greek and an example of their use. Πάντα (panda)= always Ποτέ…

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