My Greek Language Journey: Susan's story [Guest Post]

My Greek Language Journey: Susan's story [Guest Post]

I had grown up in an all-English speaking environment, but when I went to high school and started learning French and German, I fell in love with languages.

However, I didn't much like learning them in school. For me, total immersion in the language and culture was much more exciting and a faster way to learn. 

I was determined I would learn Greek one day. It turned out to be sooner than I thought!

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How To Use The Future Tenses In Greek

How To Use The Future Tenses In Greek

Do you ever get confused with the use of Future tenses in Greek? For example, why & when do we say: “Θα πιω νερό” instead of “Θα πίνω νερό”? By the end of this blog post you’ll be able to use these two Future tenses correctly aaand ... come up with your own resolutions for the New Year!

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The Ultimate Guide to Greek Christmas Holidays

The Ultimate Guide to Greek Christmas Holidays

What do you want to know about the Greek Christmas season in Greece?

Christmas in Greece can surprise you. The Greek Christmas table might overwhelm you. And Greeks will wholeheartedly welcome you at their Christmas feast.

In this guide you’ll find the most significant, traditional and fun things to say, write, do, celebrate and share with your Greek friends and family.

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My Greek Language Journey: Hélène's story [Guest Post]

My Greek Language Journey: Hélène's story [Guest Post]

A couple of years ago, I was listening to songs on YouTube (yes, by now I had Internet!!!) when I stumbled upon a song by a Greek singer named Kostas Martakis.

I don't know why I clicked on it but I did.

And then on another one. And another one.

Soon I was listening to all these Greek songs by Greek singers I had never heard of but who were quite popular in their country (I would learn that later).

Of course I couldn't read the lyrics but it sounded so beautiful to my ear that I decided I HAD to learn the language!

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3 Ways To Help Your Child Speak Greek

3 Ways To Help Your Child Speak Greek

“How can my child speak Greek?” This is the most common language-related concern Greek parents have while living outside Greece. 

If you find yourself asking the same question, read on and find out how we helped our daughter keep speaking Greek and becoming bilingual.

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3 Greek Grammar Mysteries (+ how to solve them once and for all)

3 Greek Grammar Mysteries (+ how to solve them once and for all)

Today’s article is about 3 common Grammar mistakes Greek learners make.

But ...we will look at them in a playful way - like a mystery game. Do you want to join?

By the end of this article you’ll be able to solve 3 Grammar mysteries and gain a new insight into your Grammar learning (a bit more mysterious? a tad more playful? Why not!)

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One Simple Trick To Sound More Natural In Greek

One Simple Trick To Sound More Natural In Greek

Sure, studying grammar, revising vocabulary, reading and getting your hands on anything you find interesting and effective is the way to go if you want to learn a language. But when it comes to speaking, like real life speaking with locals, is this enough?

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3 Strategies To Learn A Different Script [Guest Post]

3 Strategies To Learn A Different Script [Guest Post]

Whether you come from a Latin based script or from a completely different to Greek script such as Arabic or Chinese, this post is for you!

I've asked Elena Gabrielli, who is an Italian teacher & an avid learner of languages, to share her tips about learning a different script. Having studied an entirely different script, she knows what she's talking about.

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Good wines and keep your eyes fourteen? 7 funny idioms and why to use them (PART 1)

Good wines and keep your eyes fourteen? 7 funny idioms and why to use them (PART 1)

Today, I’m going to show you 7 common idioms we use in Greek. You’re going to learn their meaning, where and how to use it. You're going to hear them too! (Click on the audio at the end of this post).

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