The Best Way To Learn Greek

The Best Way To Learn Greek

Have you ever got a simple question and for a moment you thought you could just give a simple answer, only to immediately discover there were tens of details you need to cover?

Yeah, today’s question is one of those questions. You bet my answer is one of those answers too. (Brace yourself for a very detailed, information-packed blog post! )

Here’s to you, dear reader. If you‘re in love with the Greek language and want to learn the “know hows” of learning it, I’m going to walk you through the process in this very post.

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Show Your Surprise In Greek With These 5 Expressions

Show Your Surprise In Greek With These 5 Expressions

Surprised? You absolutely need to know these 5 Greek expressions when your Greek friend announces:

  • they are off to an expedition on Everest or
  • they won the lottery or even
  • they will never eat spanakopita again (never, ever again!)
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3 Best Apps To Learn Greek For Free

3 Best Apps To Learn Greek For Free

What have I been doing these past 3 weeks?

Between spending most of my day chasing after my toddler and swimming in Crete, I started learning Dutch.

How did I start learning? And why do I mention all of this in a post about learning Greek?!

Apps, my friends. The language learning kind.

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Learning Greek One Step At A Time: #3 Pronunciation

Learning Greek One Step At A Time: #3 Pronunciation

This week’s part 3 of the series is, I feel, the least explored of all. You’ll see articles and articles being written about how to learn Vocabulary and Grammar, but how about Pronunciation?

This is why in today’s post I give you a few ideas and tips about the Greek pronunciation, which I hope will make your language learning a bit easier and more interesting.

I even include a bonus recording at the end of the article!

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Learning Greek One Step At A Time: #2 Grammar

Learning Greek One Step At A Time: #2 Grammar

Last week I shared with you the first part of the 3 step series currently on the blog  Learning Greek One Step At A Time. This week I’m focusing on Grammar, the most controversial of the 3; Grammar lover or Grammar hater, this post is for you!

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Learning Greek One Step At A Time: #1 Vocabulary  

Learning Greek One Step At A Time: #1 Vocabulary   

Welcome to the three step series on where to focus when you’re learning Greek. Today I’m going to show you Step 1: what to consider when it comes to vocabulary learning.

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What Type Of Greek Learner Are You?

What Type Of Greek Learner Are You?

One of the most common questions I get asked as a teacher is “how am I going to remember this word??” Fear not! This post will show you how to learn effectively the new vocabulary with simple techniques you can integrate in your learning type -and hopefully, will make you smile too.

Vocabulary might seem especially hard to grasp, even intimidating with all the new alphabet you need to learn and with all the work you need to do to remember it, no matter your level.

So, let’s find out: What type of Greek learner are you? And how can you use this information to learn Greek best?

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10 Words You Should Know When You Visit Greece This Summer

10 Words You Should Know When You Visit Greece This Summer

You know the feeling when you visit a country where 1. You don’t speak the language 2. You can’t read anything?

This is why I write this post today. To help you feel at ease in your first (or next) trip to Greece. After all, it’s summertime. Greece is beautiful. The equation is simple: go to Greece! And grab these 10 words to practice before you go and once you’re there. Ready?

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Formal And Informal “You” In Greek: How To Know When To Use Them

Formal And Informal “You” In Greek: How To Know When To Use Them

If you already know some Greek, you have definitely heard and most likely used these two questions: Τι κάνεις; [How are you? Comment vas-tu?] Τι κάνετε; [How are you? Comment allez-vous?]

In this post, I will help you distinguish these two forms and learn how and when to use them when you speak Greek. 

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How To Completely Change The Way You Learn Greek [Review]

How To Completely Change The Way You Learn Greek [Review]

You got excited to learn Greek. You watched a couple of YouTube videos, downloaded a great app, even started lessons and made progress.

But soon you felt like you’re never going to speak this language the way you want. Grammar is so complicated. Some of the words are real tongue twisters. And life seems to get busier and busier; there’s no time to sit down and do some serious work.

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