Welcome to the Wild: Animal Names in Greek

If you’ve just recently started learning the language, you might have wondered at some point: “What are all these animals called in Greek?” If this question has crossed your mind, then you’re in the right place! Animals are all around us, and the ecosystem of Greece includes many different animal species (including some unique ones). … Read more

Greek Phone Call Phrases for Smoother Communication

Do you have Greek friends or family? Maybe you’re planning on visiting Greece or relocating here for work. Whatever the situation, you’ll certainly have to talk with a Greek on the phone at some point. Here, you’ll learn how to do it like a native speaker! Making a call or answering the phone in your … Read more

Express Your Love in Greek: Flirting, Romance, and More

Love has always been an integral part of Greek culture. As such, the sheer number of Greek words for love and their accompanying romantic phrases should come as no surprise! In ancient Greece, people worshiped Aphrodite—the goddess of beauty and love—as well as Eros, the god of love and lust. There were also the Erotes, … Read more

Hedge Accounting For Interest Rates – Do You Speak Greek?

Hedge accounting is another method of accounting where adjustments to the fair value of a financial instrument and its corresponding hedge are entered into one entry. By having a fixed rate, the business won’t have to worry about volatile market fluctuations that can affect its interest payments. Back to basics: Hedge Accounting – World First … Read more

Why learn Greek? The real question is, “Why not?”

“Why should I learn Greek?” If you’re asking this question to yourself right now, let me make this easier for you. Why shouldn’t you learn Greek? I mean, you’ve got nothing to lose, right? In this blog post, we’ll demonstrate all the important reasons why you should start learning Greek today. Table of Contents The … Read more

5 Greek expressions with Verbs to sound like a Native | Do you speak Greek?

12 o’clock Τρώω λεφτά 00:02 Τρώω ξύλο! 00:04 Βγάζω λεφτά – Βγάζω φωτογραφία! 00:08 Είμαι σίγουρη ότι ξέρεις όλεις τις λέξεις ξεχωριστά! 00:15 Αλλά τι μπορεί να σημαίνουν σαν μια ενιαία έκφραση; 00:30 Γεια σας αγαπημένοι μου, Καλώς ήρθατε και πάλι στο κανάλι μου! 00:36 Είμαι η Αλεξάνδρα και είμαι η δασκάλα του Do you … Read more

Old prepositions in Modern Greek

The prepositions used in daily life are taught at an early stage. When Greek learners deepen their progress, they start using prepositions from ancient Greek or from καθαρεύουσα (@katharevousa). Some of these prepositions are used in standard expressions. In this post you can see all the “older” prepositions with examples of their use. If you … Read more