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Express feelings in Greek (Part One) Posted by on Apr 7, 2021

Γεια σας! Sometimes, it’s difficult to use the right words to express how we feel, even on our native language. Today we will see some expressions about feelings in Greek. These expressions are about joy, sadness and indifference. There will be a new post, with more phrases, soon.   Πώς εκφράζω χαρά (How to express…

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Greek vocabulary: Basic group of words Posted by on Feb 26, 2021

Γεια σας! Some learners ignore basic group of words that are frequently used. Some of these are common and are used in daily conversations, while others can be heard on the news or read in a magazine or newspaper.   Οι αισθήσεις- The senses όραση (η): vision Μετά το ατύχημα έχασε την όρασή του. /…

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Untranslated colloquialisms in Greek Posted by on Feb 16, 2021

Σήμερα χιονίζει στην Ελλάδα! Today it snows in Greece and this is big news, especially for us who live in Athens! The topic of this article is about snow. We will see the meaning of untranslated colloquialisms with examples related to snow. #1. Δηλαδή: we use it to mean such as or what do you…

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Listening Comprehension in Greek Posted by on Jan 25, 2021

Γεια σας! Today we will do a listening comprehension activity. It is suitable for A1-A2 students. First, read all the sentences. Then, listen to the audio twice -or more if you need to- and decide if the sentences are true (Σωστό) or false (Λάθος).       1. Η γυναίκα έχει μια γάτα. The woman…

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Common Greek verbs used with appliances Posted by on Jan 18, 2021

Γεια σας! Today it is time to do some vocabulary. Most learners are familiar with the Greek vocabulary about appliances. This post has a list of verbs used with the appliances and examples about their use. το ψυγείο: refrigerator διατηρώ: to preserve Το ψυγείο διατηρεί τα τρόφιμα κρύα. The food preserves the food cold. κρυώνω…

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Common Greek expressions: “Slow” words Posted by on Dec 18, 2020

Γεια σας! Τον χειμώνα ο ρυθμός της ζωής γίνεται πιο αργός. In winter the rhythm of life is slower. Today, we will see some expressions which are used to mean slowly. #1. αργά αργά: slowly. One of the most common expressions that everybody knows. Ήπιε τον καφέ του αργά αργά. #2. σιγά σιγά: slowly Η…

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Common mistakes in Greek (part 1) Posted by on Dec 7, 2020

Γεια σας! Το θέμα μας σήμερα είναι κάποια από τα συνηθισμένα λάθη που κάνουν οι ξένοι μαθητές στα ελληνικά. The post is about some of the most common mistakes foreign students make in Greek. I have written articles with the same topic a few years ago. You can check this and this. #1. Ίσως /…

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