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Learn two useful, but confusing, Greek verbs: ‘παίρνω’ and ‘περνάω’

Two Greek verbs that many Beginners and even Intermediate students find quite confusing are ‘παίρνω’ and ‘περνάω or περνώ’. Apart from the slightly different spelling, the main obvious cause of this confusion is the accentuation; it’s just a twist of the accent that makes these two words sound differently.
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Learn the Greek verbs “πίνω” and “πεινώ” – I drink and I am hungry!

Do you also love to enjoy a Greek drink in one of the nice cafes or taverns in Greece?
When you learn Greek, one of the very first words you learn is the verb ‘πίνω’ (= to drink). There are many good reasons for that: you need to drink something every day, it’s an easy verb to conjugate –at least in Present tense– and it helps to form full sentences in Greek even in the very early stages of learning;
e.g. Κάθε πρωί πίνω καφέ με γάλα = Every morning I drink coffee with milk.

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Greek for beginners; useful words you actually already know!

On that hot July morning, the ancient olive tree with its silvery green leaves cast its shadow on the dry ground. Just like Plato some 2400 years ago, the Omilo school also gratefully used the breeze that the mighty tree offered to begin the Greek lesson of the day.
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Greek music by L. Machairitsas!

Do you also like Greek music?  Let’s enjoy beautiful Greek music while learning Greek.
Learn some Greek vocabulary with the popular song of singer and song writer L. Machairitsas ; “What do I ask for?” “Τι ζητάω;”

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Greek expressions: The sea is like oil!

“ I have a Greek son in law, an adorable “Adonis”!” we sometimes hear our students saying! Many foreigners join Omilo to learn Greek because they have a son or daughter who lives in Greece, with or without Greek partner. If it finally becomes true love, than, undoubtedly, the day arrives when our motivated students wish to meet the Greek family in Greece. An exciting day to look forward to and at the same time the perfect occasion to practice their newly acquired knowledge of the Greek language. Time to learn some Greek expressions!
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Multilingualism: a documentary about languages in the EU and… Omilo!

In March 2013 Omilo was contacted by the Greek ERT TV-station, with the question if they could interview the owners of the Omilo-school (Maya and Dimitris Andreadis) about multilingualism.
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