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Tuesday at 02:49 AM
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Γεια σου Σολ,


It's so great to know you also find it fun studying Greek with us and that my explanations help :) I'm always happy to answer questions and help make self-learning a bit easier for everyone here. So thank YOU for the kind words!


I completely understand what you are saying about the confusing part. This is a really old lesson since before I joined the team. I know a lot of things have improved since those times. But yeah, it's two different verbs επιλέγω - διαλέγω.


Keep it up!


Stefania

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Sol
Monday at 08:38 PM
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Γεια σου Στεφανία!


I would like to tell you that I feel the same like Kati! Study Greek with greekpod101 is really fun! I like the lessons and it's very helpful to have someone who answer my questions! Your explanations always very good! I saw your explanation here about the 2nd conjugation group! Nice! That's what I was asking the other day in another lesson! Thank you!

There is one think I want to mention: You talked here about the different between διαλέγω and επιλέγω. But using διαλέγω in the present tenses and επιλέγω in the past tense.

Ο άντρας διαλέγει μια λάμπα. But

Ο άντρας επέλεξε μια λάμπα.

Well it took a little time to realize that this are 2 different verbs. So this could cause confusion.


But thank you very much for this nice lessons!


Γεια χαρά

Σολ

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Wednesday at 11:41 AM
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Hi Kati,


Thank you so much for your kind words!


Although I always communicate through text and it might not seem like much, I'm glad that you feel it has such a positive impact on your studies:smile:! I care that you make the most out of this site so I will always be willing to help any way that I can:smile: It's something I like doing:thumbsup: The good news is that there will always be new lessons coming every week, so always keep an eye for new series:wink:


Keep up the good work!


Stefania

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Κατι
Tuesday at 09:16 PM
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Ok, thank you so much Stefania!


At this point I have to give some positive feedback: Even though I study on my own, and the lessons are great, I find a lot of motivation knowing that somebody's out there ready to answer questions. It feels less lonely and cheers me on with my studies. I look forward to the day when there are no lessons left and I can just casually go over some nice lessons for repetitions' sake. And then I know somebody's there to say "well done!".

So: Thank you!


- Kati

ps. Here are conjugation tables that I use: http://moderngreekverbs.com/contents.html

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Tuesday at 11:00 AM
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Hi Kati,


These two are a few of the best comedy series we had that I know they are complete on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17SY43dQEYc&list=PLrZImhph4ZsFPc6Ze6cAFdLcdePPbufQI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zC2bOw3KYMk&list=PLojEakR2vbfwx-UeYfhrfuHJLZSMRqXWd


I hope you will have fun watching them!


- γεύση = flavour, taste


- Μ’ αρέσουν πάρα πολύ τα μιλκσέικ με γεύση φράουλα. = literally: I like very much the milkshakes with strawberry flavour.


- Μπορείς να αγοράζεις φράουλες όλο τον χρόνο, αλλά έχουν καλύτερη γεύση το καλοκαίρι. = literally: You can buy strawberries all year round, but they have better flavour in the summer.


In Greek the meaning is the same. What changes is the way you translate this word into English depending on the context so that it sounds natural.


Τα λέμε!


Στεφανία

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Κατι
Tuesday at 02:14 AM
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Another question:

What is this wore "γεύση" that appears twice on vocabulary expansion? Does it have different meaning in these sentences?

Μ' αρέσουν πάρα πολύ τα μιλκσέικ με γεύση φράουλα.

"I love strawberry milkshakes very much."


Μπορείς να αγοράζεις φράουλες όλο τον χρόνο, αλλά έχουν καλύτερη γεύση το καλοκαίρι.

"You can buy strawberries all year round, but they taste best in summer."

Κατι
Tuesday at 02:11 AM
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Stefania and Ioustina, what Greek tv-series from YouTube would you suggest?

Thanks for any help, even only one or two series would be great (as I only have two eyes...). :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

GreekPod101.com Verified
Wednesday at 03:12 PM
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Hi Bibiana,


Thank you for sharing that.


I would also suggest http://www.lexigram.gr/lex/newg/#Hist0 as it can also decline nouns and adjectives:wink:

It also contains alternative forms.


Γεια χαρά,


Στεφανία

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Bibiana
Monday at 08:16 AM
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I was reading your comments, and you were talking about verb conjugations... I use this page http://cooljugator.com/gr/ - its quite simple but thats why its good... and very transparent, I mean orientation is easy in it... it has all the important verbs, and shows the present, past simple, past continues, future - with the aorist form, and both imperatives... more than enough for beginners ;)

GreekPod101.com Verified
Tuesday at 03:06 PM
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Γεια σου Ιουστίνα!


Σε ευχαριστώ για το σχόλιό σου (blush)!


Your questions:

1) It is absolutely correct to use “εξήγηση” in the singular.

Έχεις κάποια εξήγηση για αυτό το χάλι; Do you have an explanation for this mess?


2) Thanks YouTube!!! You used "καταπληκτικός" in a perfectly good way here!The more Greek TV shows you listen to, the more words and useful expressions you will pick up!


Good job!


Stefania,

Team GreekPod101.com