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Speaking English Using Greek: Flashback to Zolotas’ Historic Speech

As Greeks all over the world mark International Greek Language Day, many recall the speeches in English -- peppered with Greek-origin words and phrases...

February 9: International Greek Language Day

After years of campaigning by academics, educators and Greeks of the diaspora, Feb. 9 has officially been declared International Greek Language Day. Starting in 2018,...

Greek Among Hardest Languages for an English Speaker to Learn

It may not be the most difficult in the world to learn, but according to various studies, Greek is among the hardest languages for...

Relief for all Internet Users: Google Translates ‘Greeklish’ into Greek

Google has decided to put an end to the vandalization of the Greek language by introducing a service that automatically converts "greeklish" into Greek. Greeklish...

First World Olympiad for Modern Greek Won by Ukrainian Girl

Twenty-three-year-old Anna Vinnik from Kharkov, Ukraine is the winner of the World Olympiad for Modern Greek, organized for the first time this year The purpose...

Education Ministry ‘Tidies’ Greek Language Schools Abroad

The Ministry of Education is forging ahead with changes to Greek language teaching abroad in an effort to find ways to cut back funds...

Top 30 Useful Greek Phrases for Tourists – Print This List Before You Go!

It’s that time of year when tourists flood the Greek islands and mainland. As you gear up with maps and travel guide books, print...

Chinese Community Newspaper Publishes Articles in Greek

China Greece Times, a community newspaper that has been published in Greece in the Chinese language since 2005, has added a new section in...
Funny Greek Expressions

Never Ask Google to Translate these 22 Funny Greek Expressions (and how to use...

Different cultures tend to produce their own phrases, and meanings aren't always the same across borders. Here we collected 22 phrases only Greeks use...

Ancient Greek Language Said to Reprogram The Brain

Several studies by Greek and foreign scientists have indicated that the Ancient Greek language, apart from being a living language, is also a therapeutic...

Free Greek and Turkish Lessons in Cyprus Language Transfer

NGO 'Language Transfer' will offer free workshops and downloadable audio courses in Greek, Turkish and the Cypriot dialects in the 'Cyprus Project', which starts at the Cyprus Community Media...

10+1 Questions That Bore the Greeks

The characteristics in which foreigners associate Greeks are plentiful, to such an extent that they cannot imagine anything Greek without thinking of the following...

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