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Listening Comprehension in Greek: The Apartment Posted by on Aug 23, 2021

Sometimes students cannot find material suitable for listening comprehension. In this post, there is a listening comprehension exercise for intermediate students. First, read the statements (1-15) and look for the words you don’t know in the dictionary, if you need to. Listen to the audio file at least twice and state whether the sentences are…

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It is time to start typing your Greek texts Posted by on Sep 9, 2019

Γεια σας! Do you like typing in Greek but are not familiar with the Greek keyboard yet? In this post, we will see how to type in Greek, even without a Greek keyboard. We will also see some rules about the use of the accent (τόνος) and the dieresis (διαλυτικά, two dots over a vowel)…

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How to use basic prepositions in Greek Posted by on Jan 31, 2019

The basic prepositions beginners learn are: από, για, με, σε. They are followed by a noun or an adverb. When they are followed by a noun, the noun is in the accusative case. In this post, there are examples on their use in a sentence.   #1.από It indicates: Example: Είμαι από την Ελλάδα.  ->…

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Greek vocabulary quiz for all levels Posted by on Aug 16, 2017

Summer will end up in a couple of weeks, so it’s time to review the vocabulary. This time, the quiz has three sections: questions 1-8 are for beginners, 9-16 for intermediate students and 17-24 for advanced students. All you have to do is to choose the word that has a similar meaning to the word…

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City vocabulary in Greek Posted by on Aug 24, 2016

Γεια σας! In this post you will find vocabulary related to places in the city. You could use it to make your own list or flashcards or mind maps. It is suitable for beginners and intermediate students.   city: πόλη (η) square: πλατεία (η) road: δρόμος (ο) street: οδός (η) avenue: λεωφόρος (η) highway: αυτοκινητόδρομος…

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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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