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A visit to a Greek kiosk (periptero) Posted by on Jun 10, 2015

If you have been to Greece you have probably noticed the kiosks (περίπτερα) which are found in every city. The first kiosks appeared at the end of the 19th century, as a form of financial assistance to the war-wounded. At first, the only products found in a kiosk were tobacco and newspapers. In the 50’s…

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Use of Greek Quiz Posted by on Jul 31, 2014

You are invited for dinner by some Greek friends. Which phrase would you use in the following contexts? For questions 1-10 choose the answer which is more suitable. The answers are not transliterated so the quiz is suitable for learners who are able to read the Greek alphabet. Intermediate and advanced students might find it…

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Survival phrases in Greek (part two) Posted by on Jun 3, 2014

It’s summertime in Greece and people make holiday plans.  If you are going to go to Greece for the holidays and would like to say some basic phrases in Greek, check the entry called  “Survival  phrases in Greek”. If for a reason you have to or want to say more things in Greek…

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