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Greek Grandparenting From a Distance: Coronavirus Challenges Precious Bonds

By Ada Leivada “...the miracle of medicine in 2020 is to extend the quality of life of people, many of whom are our mothers and...

An Unforgettable Easter 2020 for Greeks at Heart

By Ada Leivada Greek Easter, or Pascha, is not an easy concept to describe to people without Greek bonds. It is something you take for...
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Martyrs for the Greek Language: How the Orthodox Church Saved Greek During Ottoman Rule

The reason that the Greek language survived almost 400 years of Ottoman rule is mainly due to the Greek Orthodox Church, which protected and...

“Greek” Solutions to Use Technology Creatively with Your Kids While Staying at Home

By Ada Leivada Since the outbreak of the new coronavirus in China, the whole world is facing the ramifications of an unprecedented pandemic that will...

Coronavirus Pandemic Forces Greeks to Switch to Online Learning

By Ada Leivada While factories, shops, cafes, restaurants, hotels and even airline companies are trying to figure out how they will survive the financial catastrophe...

The Greek Language is the Greatest Ambassador of Hellenism

By Ada Leivada Whenever Greece faces challenges with its public image, such as the unfair comments made against Greeks during last decade’s devastating financial crisis,...

How to Greek Up Your Valentine’s Day

By Ada Leivada Relationships are hard, and those with partners who speak another language as a native can find them even harder. If you are...

Speaking English Using Greek: The Historic Speech to World Bankers

As Greeks all over the world mark International Greek Language Day on February 9, many recall the speeches in English — peppered with Greek-origin...
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The Magic of the Greek Language — in a Spanish Song

This oldie by an Argentinian musical group called Apurimac, featuring Greek singer Elli Paspala, is the living proof that there indeed are thousands of...

Greek Language Day: The Mother of All Western Languages

The Greek language now has its own World Day, which is celebrated annually every February 9, the day which also honors the memory of...

Why I Love the Summer Greek Language Camp

By Ada Leivada The following is the story of Dimitris, a Greek-American teenager and student of Greek Lessons OnLine, who shares his experience of the...

Learning to Speak Greek Without Studying Any Grammar

By Ada Leivada Learning Greek can admittedly be quite challenging. A new vocabulary, different syntax, unfamiliar sounds, and rules of grammar could result in a...

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