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The “Easy Greek Stories” podcast – Episode 17

If you are at an intermediate level in Greek, then boost your Greek listening skills with the Omilo Podcast.  It also helps you learn common everyday Greek vocabulary and life situations in Greece. In this podcast you can listen to every story first at a slow reading pace, followed by the same story, narrated at a normal Greek native speaking pace, as well as an extra vocabulary list at the end.

Every month one new Greek story. And it is free!
(Note: this podcast is not a Greek course and the episodes don’t follow a step-by-step grammar or difficulty sequence.)

Listen to story #17 on various Podcast channels listed below.

Story 17 ; Οι Έλληνες χορεύουν με τα χέρια τους!
Greeks dance with their arms!

In this episode, Myrto reads for you a story about two friends meeting on the island of Skiros, and going for Greek dancing on the village square.

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Podcast story script +  Notebook content & design ;
Maya Andreadi
Podcast and Video montage + Notebook proofreading and grammar; Myrto Yfanti
Podcast narrators; Eva Christodoulou & Myrto Yfanti
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The “Easy Greek Stories” podcast – Episode 16

If you are at an intermediate level in Greek, then boost your Greek listening skills with the Omilo Podcast.  It also helps you learn common everyday Greek vocabulary and life situations in Greece. In this podcast you can listen to every story first at a slow reading pace, followed by the same story, narrated at a normal Greek native speaking pace, as well as an extra vocabulary list at the end.

Every month one new Greek story. And it is free!
(Note: this podcast is not a Greek course and the episodes don’t follow a step-by-step grammar or difficulty sequence.)

Listen to story #16 on various Podcast channels listed below.

Story 16 ; Σαφάρι στην παραλία: Καλή ή κακή ιδέα;
Beach safari; A good o r a bad idea?

In this episode, Eva reads for you the story about  Greek friends holidaying in Santorini, renting a quad, and experiencing a small adventure.

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Podcast story script +  Notebook content & design ;
Maya Andreadi
Podcast and Video montage + Notebook proofreading and grammar; Myrto Yfanti
Podcast narrators; Eva Christodoulou & Myrto Yfanti
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Learn how to say “I sell”, “it is sold” or “for sale”  in Greek?

Greek verbs are always useful to learn. With this lesson you will learn to conjugate the verb “I sell”-  πουλάω

If you prefer to watch and listen to the video first, then click here and listen to teacher Myrto

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Mikis Theodorakis (1925-2021), is one of the most important Greek composers known abroad.

He has composed thousands of Greek songs, (mostly Laika and Entechno style),  symphonic music, music for operas, ballet, and chamber music, etc..

To read more about his life and career, click here.

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How to say “I try”  in Greek.
Learn the present and future form of this verb, as well as the Imperative form.

Since it is very useful to be able to say “I try”, “I will try” or the imperative “TRY!”,  here below, we will explain the verb “Προσπαθώ
If you prefer to watch and listen to the video first, then click here and listen to teacher Eva

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The “Easy Greek Stories” podcast – Episode 15

If you are at an intermediate level in Greek, then boost your Greek listening skills with the Omilo Podcast.  It also helps you learn common everyday Greek vocabulary and life situations in Greece. In this podcast you can listen to every story first at a slow reading pace, followed by the same story, narrated at a normal Greek native speaking pace, as well as an extra vocabulary list at the end.

Every month one new Greek story. And it is free!

(Note: this podcast is not a Greek course and the episodes don’t follow a step-by-step grammar or difficulty sequence.)

Listen to story #15 on various Podcast channels listed below.

Story 15 ; Μια γλώσσα είναι γεμάτη εκπλήξεις.  A language is full of surprises

In this episode, Myrto reads for you the story about a German girl finding a job in tourism on the island of Kos, while learning Greek and adjusting to working with Greeks

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Already one year passed, without Mikis Theodorakis…

Mikis Theodorakis, the beloved and internationally known Greek composer, whose music and political life are also well-known abroad, died on September 2nd, 2021. He was 96.

Theodorakis’ career, which started in his early years, produced a hugely varied body of work. He has not only composed symphonic music, music for operas, ballet, chamber music, but of course a great number of Greek songs.

Apart from his musical career, he is also remembered by Greeks for his stubborn opposition to postwar regimes and dictatorships. He will be never forgotten.

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For many Greek language learners, Greek music is the reason why they started learning Greek. Music is a fun and interesting way to learn the language. You can listen at any time of the day and the lyrics can help you to expand your vocabulary, but also make you feel closer to Greece and the Greek culture.
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The “Easy Greek Stories” podcast – Episode 14

If you are at an intermediate level in Greek, then boost your Greek listening skills with the Omilo Podcast.  It also helps you learn common everyday Greek vocabulary and life situations in Greece. In this podcast you can listen to every story first at a slow reading pace, followed by the same story, narrated at a normal Greek native speaking pace, as well as an extra vocabulary list at the end.

Every month one new Greek story. And it is free!
(Note: this podcast is not a Greek course and the episodes don’t follow a step-by-step grammar or difficulty sequence.)

Listen to story #14 on various Podcast channels listed below.

Story 14 ; Αξέχαστη περιπέτεια στο βουνό Όλυμπος.
An unforgettable experience on Mount Olympus

In this episode, Eva reads for you the story about a group of friends planning to climb the Mount Olympus, but not taking into account the weather…

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How to say “I see/ I watch”  in Greek.
Learn the present and future form of this verb

Since it is very useful to be able to say “I see”, “I will see” or “I do not see it”, here below, we will explain the verb “βλέπω” in present and future tense
If you prefer to watch and listen to the video first, then click here and listen to teacher Terpsi

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