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How to learn Greek part 4: watching TV series

I have only recently discovered how Television can help me to learn Greek. I wish I had known this before! I did think about cartoons and, as you may know, Candy Candy and Heidi have been my best friends for a while. But I…

04/07/2018
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How to learn Greek part 3: watching cartoons

Learning Greek is, in my opinion, quite a difficult process, but the good news is: it is possible! I have already suggested you, according to my experience, to study with a professional teacher, which will give you strong basis for your grammar, and to listen…

19/05/2018
Mona Spachi Language Teacher in Paros
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Dare to speak Greek, and not only, with Mona!

Mona is one of my new friends met thanks to social media and thanks to my project One Quarter Greek. I don’t remember if we reached each other through Facebook or Instagram, but it does not really matter. As lots of Greek people I…

20/03/2018
One Quarter Greek Manifesto
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My first twelve months in Santorini

Today I am celebrating my first year of living in Santorini. I arrived on the island on the 6th of March 2017. I was about to write a long post, but then I thought that my manifesto sums up my current mood, where I am…

04/03/2018
Vintage Radio in a flea market in Athens
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How to learn Greek part 2: listening to the radio

When you learn a foreign language and you don’t live in the country where they speak it, what you miss the most, obviously, is its sound. When I first start learning Greek I just attended my lessons, but when I was back at my…

06/02/2018
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How to learn Greek Part 1 – Private Lessons

Learning a new language is never easy. And if they say ‘It’s all Greek to me’, there must be a reason why… Which I now know very well. I decided to learn Greek in 2012, some years after I fell in love with Greece.…

19/10/2017
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My greek 1/4

Let’s start this story, my story, since the beginning, since I was not born yet. It sounds a bit like a movie, and actually it recalls the Captain Corelli’s Mandolin movie. It was something in between 1940-1945 and my grandfather was sent to Kefalonia,…

09/09/2017
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Eva

Our first meeting was not one of the best. I arrived at the port very early, after an overnight trip by ferry. When I got to the pension I booked online, she was there to welcome me, but she was not very welcoming. Now…

09/09/2017
Ferry boat arriving on the greek island Santorini
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The Arrival

It was epic. It was emotional. From the very first time I was in Santorini for holiday, something like 10 years ago, I always thought that IF (when?) I would have moved to the island, my arrival would have been by ferry. Every time…

18/07/2017
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Maria

Together we make 5/4 of italian blood and 3/4 of greek blood. Maria is a pharmacist  from Patra and she runs the Pharmacy in the village where I am living. She is my shelter on the island. We met last year in September for…

15/07/2017