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“Easy Greek Stories” podcast – Episode 19

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 #19 on various Podcast channels listed below.

Story 19 ; Ο χειμώνας στην Ελλάδα είναι γεμάτος εκπλήξεις!
Winter in Greece, is full with surprises

In this episode, Myrto reads for you a story about how Greeks usually give names to their children, but times also change..


Podcast story script +  Notebook content & design ;
Maya Andreadi
Podcast and Video montage + Notebook proofreading and grammar; Myrto Yfanti
Podcast narrator;  Myrto Yfanti
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Winter in Greece is never boring, and for those who thought that Greece is only a summer country, you couldn’t be more wrong :-).  Due to its varied nature and culture, Greece has to offer something in any season!
The end of 2022 and beginning of 2023 was a sunny and warm period, but we expect any moment the winter to start…
Better be prepared, and get your warm cloths ready…or start planning your winter trip to Greece!

Below you can also listen to the Greek audio by teacher Marina. For the Greek text, click on the button here above.

 

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The Vasilopita is a nice Greek Tradition . Baking the “vasilopita”, a special cake for the New Year, will make sure to start things off right! When cutting the cake into slices on New Year’s Day, Greeks will name each slice as they cut it, after everyone in the family and friends. Usually, also a coin is hidden in the bottom of the cake. Whoever is lucky enough to get the coin in their slice is considered especially blessed in the coming year! So maybe a nice Greek tradition to also try it with your family and friends back home?

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The “Easy Greek Stories” podcast – Episode 18

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 #18 on various Podcast channels listed below.

Story 18 ; Πώς είναι να έχεις ελληνικό όνομα;What Is In A Greek Name?

In this episode, Eva reads for you a story about how Greeks usually give names to their children, but times also change..


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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Greek Traditional Christmas Cookies, are very popular and baked at most households in Greece.
During the month of December Greeks are looking forward to buy, bake, eat or treat the typical Christmas sweets.
One of the typical Christmas cookies you can find in every bakery, patisserie or household, are the “melomakarona”.



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Do you want to improve your listening skills, while learning more about Greek culture?
Then here is a story for you!

Μαγικά Χριστούγεννα: Από τη Σουηδία στο Ναύπλιο.

A Magical Christmas: From Sweden to Nafplion 

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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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Autumn in Greece is full of surprises! Even though summer is probably the most popular season in Greece, for Greeks and non-Greeks, also autumn and winter have much more to offer than you might think! Since the Tourist Industry focuses on Greece as a typical country for summer holidays, not everyone knows that Greece is more than only beaches and sea.  Here an introduction to different aspects of the beautiful Greek autumn.


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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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