In Greece, many Christmas songs are sung; some are very known all over Greece, and some very specific for every region. However, there is also a song that is internationally known, but of course, in Greece, they sing it with Greek lyrics. Are you ready to learn how to sing « jingle bells » in Greek?
The Greek alphabet is unique and special. It has survived thousands of years without significant changes. From the times of Omiros and Platonas, in Byzantine and Kavafis, it ended up in our times with barely any changes to it. The Omilo teachers are happy to help you learning this beautiful Alphabet! And yes, it is […]
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.
Have you ever wondered what our school’s name “Omilo” means? It actually means “I speak”, but then you can wonder: Why “omilo” and not “milao” (μιλάω)? Where does this word come from? Is it an ancient word? Does it mean something different? Let’s have a look at the etymology!
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;”
When Greek cinema meets the Greek literature the result is excellent! A very interesting Greek movie came out in December 2013 : the movie ‘Little England’ directed by Pantelis Voulgaris and based on the book by author Ioanna Karystiani. The book was first released in 1997 and won the State Prize.
“ 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 […]
Greece has so many nice museums and so many nice songs! So let’s listen to a song about visiting a museum! We made a Greek listening exercise for you. Listen to the song and try to fill out the gaps in the lyrics under the video. Enjoy!