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How you wish something in Greek, in various circumstances

Do you also love Greece? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could say a “Greek wish” to a Greek-speaking friend or acquaintance? Being able to say a typical wish would make you feel part of Greek society.

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Learn Everyday Greek Language With The traditional Greek mother!

What does it mean to have a Greek mother or a Greek mother-in-law? In the video below you might get an idea 😊
Listen to which Greek expressions she uses, and learn the everyday Greek language!
(on the cup you see on the photo above, it writes:
When you say to your mother „I am going out“, she understands/hears:  „I am going to an orgy, with drinks, drugs and without a jacket!)

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Fygame Greek Language Book – Off we go to learn Greek! + AUDIO (Intermediate level)

January 2013 : A new ‘‘baby‘‘ was born within the Omilo team: ‘Φύγαμε για ελληνικά!’ Off we go to learn Greek, a Greek Language book for the intermediate level, + CD
April 2019 : The book was re-published, 2nd edition, + CD or MP3 Audio link

The proud parents are the Omilo teachers and authors Marina Braila, Konstantinos Oikonomou and Dora Stoimenidou (*).

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How Maya started her Greek language journey

When I decided to move to Greece with my Greek partner, now more than 25 years ago, I was looking forward to putting all my knowledge of Greek words and grammar into practice! My desire to speak Greek fluently and to be able to communicate with Greeks would finally become reality!
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How do you say “See you!” and “We will see!” in Greek?

When you visit Greece or you are spending time with Greeks, there are some daily expressions you hear all the time. They are very easy and you can just learn them by heart.
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10 important Greek Proverbs

Every culture and language has a collection of wise sayings that gives advice about how to live your life. These are the so-called proverbs. In Greek: οι παροιμίες.
Of course, when you start learning Greek, it is useful to start learning the Everyday Greek Wishes and very common Greek expressions first, so you are welcome to click here and download our free eBooks + Audios.
However, apart from the basic and daily vocabulary, it’s good to know some common Greek proverbs because you will hear them frequently. Learning Greek proverbs can also help you to understand more about the Greek culture or the way people think in Greece!
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How to order coffee in Greece?

Let’s go for a coffee! Πάμε για καφέ! Drinking coffee is a vital part of the Greek culture. It is not just about drinking “a coffee”, a whole ritual goes with it. Coffee breaks in Greece are serious affairs and last long! When a Greek tells you: “Let’s go for a coffee”, make sure you don’t have any plans for the next few hours.
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