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Common Greek language mistakes. Mistakes you might be making when speaking Greek. Can you identify them in today’s listening comprehension exercise?
Today’s Greek listening exercise is about Greek diminutive (υποκοριστικά). In other words, you will learn how to make Greek sound cuter. Diminutives are words that imply that the person or the noun that we are referring to is small/cute/unimportant.
The modal verb “can” is translated into «μπορώ». The same applies for the verb “to be able to”. The verb «μπορώ» is used very often and, contrary to the English verb “can”, it is conjugated in multiple tenses.
You have learned the modern Greek cases (Ονομαστική, Γενική, Αιτιατική, Κλητική) but you may not feel 100% confident when using them. Here are three exercises to practice your Greek grammatical skills, specifically for the declensions of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives.
Welcome to your Greek Listening Comprehension exercise #3. Today’s topic covers what we call figurative expressions in Greek (Metaphors, Similes). For example, what do Greeks mean hen their “vessels are sinking”?
The modern Greek language uses cases to distinguish the role and funtion of nouns, pronouns, adjectives, participles, and numerals within a sentence. Although there were five cases in ancient Greek, the modern Greek language only uses four of them.
Stop using the same Greek words again and again. Use their synonyms instead. Today’s listening exercise aims at helping you enrich your Greek vocabulary. Don’t forget to subscribe to Helinika’s YouTube channel and never miss a video in the future.
est your Greek language skills by adding the modern Greek verbs in the Present Tense (Ενεστώτα). The first three are multiple choice exercises, but you will have to fill-in the blanks in the last three examples. You can find the correct answers at the bottom of the page.
The modern Greek verb «έχω» means “to have”. Here is the conjugation of the Greek verb “to have” in all of its three forms: έχω, είχα, θα έχω.
Welcome to Helinika’s new video series “Greek Listening”/ “Greek Comprehension”. Today, we discuss the topic of the Greek dialects within and outside the Greek borders.
The most common modern Greek verb is the verb “είμαι” (to be). The Greek verb “to be” has only three forms: one for the present, one for the future, and one for the past. There are no specific forms for every single modern Greek tense for the verb “είμαι”.
Helinika created a table with 30 common Greek verbs (regular/irregular, active/passive). Learning Greek is much easier than you think. Start by memorizing these verbs and you will already be able to maintain short conversations in Greek!
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Describing feelings and opinions in Greek is not that hard, if you know the right words and phrases. Here is what you should know.
Eight language learning tips. Learn how to learn any foreign language from scratch. Advice for monolinguists who want to be polyglots!
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