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Snowstorm in Greece: Vocabulary Posted by on Jan 31, 2022

The last days of January have been challenging. A heavy snowstorm hit Greece, especially Athens, and the country was totally unprepared to face the challenge. The snowstorm that was, ironically, called “Ελπίς” (i.e. “Hope”) , left many areas without electricity, blocked the streets of Athens, letting many drivers trapped in their cars and debunked the…

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Greek quiz inspired by the rain Posted by on Oct 15, 2021

Γεια σας από τη βροχερή Αθήνα! Hello from rainy Athens. Today we will do a grammar quiz, with phrases related to rain. The quiz is suitable for intermediate students. You will find the answer key on the next post. If you want me to check your answers, feel free to leave a comment. Καλή τύχη!…

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News from Greece: “Raphael” and “Sophia” bring snow Posted by on Jan 4, 2019

Καλή Χρονιά! 2019 entered bringing snowfall and low temperature and many remote villages became snowbound. “Raphael”(Ραφαήλ)  is the name given to the weather phenomenon that welcomed the New Year, by the Greek scientists of the National Observatory of Athens. “Sophia” (Σοφία), a new phenomenon, started yesterday and it is expected to bring  snow in Στερεά Ελλάδα…

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