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How to say “I know” or “I know it”  in Greek.
Learn the present and future form of this verb

Since it is very useful to be able to say “I know”, “I know it” or “I do not know”, here below, we will explain the verb “ξέρω” 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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How to say “I wash” or “I wash myself”  in Greek.
Learn the active and passive form of this verb

THIS PART OF GRAMMAR MIGHT BE CONFUSING, AND NEEDS SOME PRACTICE.

But do not worry, siga-siga!

When you learn Greek, a difficult part in grammar is the use of active and passive verbs.
Most students get confused, since it is not something you learn in other European languages.

So here below, we will explain the verb “to wash” in its active form, as well as  “to be washed” in the passive form.
If you prefer to watch and listen to the video first, then click here

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How to say “I love …” in Greek  and useful sentences

One of those verbs you hear a lot in Greek songs, or you need when you fall in love with a Greek person,  is the verb “αγαπάω” = I love

It is a verb that we use in many everyday phrases. Below you will find some important expressions and the grammar on how to use and conjugate this verb. Let’s have a look!

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How to say “I come” in Greek and useful sentences

One of those useful verbs that you need to memorize when starting learning Greek is the verb “έρχομαι” = I come

It is a verb that we use in many everyday phrases. Below you will find some important expressions and the grammar on how to use and conjugate this verb. Let’s have a look!

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How to say “I do” in Greek and useful expressions

One of the most important verbs that you need to memorize when starting learning Greek is the verb “κάνω” = I do or I make

It is an easy verb that we use in many everyday phrases. Below you will find some important expressions and some useful tips on how to use this verb. Let’s have a look!

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Greek is not the most difficult language to learn, but also not the easiest one! The Greek language has a lot of grammar, long words, an accent on every word with more than 1 syllable, a very rich vocabulary, expressions and difficult spelling.
However, do not worry! Greeks usually understand a lot, even when you make a lot of mistakes in one sentence! So let’s look at it from the positive side, since there are also some easy things you can quickly learn and use on a daily basis.
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When you start learning Greek, one of the verbs you will use often is “μιλάω” (“milao”), which means “to speak or to talk”. For example, the following sentences might be very useful to know, when you travel in Greece:
“δεν μιλάω καλά ελληνικά” = “I do not speak Greek well”.
“μιλάτε αγγλικά;” = Do you speak English?

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It cannot always be sunny, also in Greece there are “rainy days”! And of course, there is a Greek song that goes along with a wet day!
Listen to the beautiful rebetiko song, composed by Vassilis Tsitsanis “Raindrops are falling” «Πέφτουν της βροχής οι στάλες».
A rainy day is excellent to study Greek as well, so here we go!

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One of your main purposes while learning Greek is to understand Greeks or to be able to communicate in Greek. The verb ‘to understand’ in Greek might seem a long word, but it’s one of the first verbs you will learn in order to specify your degree of comprehension or to declare if you understand something or not. Read more

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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