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INTRODUCTION
Jason:In each lesson of this 25 part series, you'll master a common question for Greek learners, and then learn how to answer it like a native. You'll learn how these key phrases work by breaking them down into each component. Then through repetition and new vocabulary, you'll expand your understanding of the question, its answers, and any variations.
GRAMMAR POINT
Jason:In this lesson, you'll learn how to respond to the common question ""Where did you learn Greek?"" In Greek this is
Chrissi:Πού μάθατε Ελληνικά;
Jason:The first word in the question is
Chrissi:πού
Jason:""meaning where"" in English.
Chrissi:(Slow, by syllable) πού
Jason:Listen again and repeat.
Chrissi:πού
{Pause}
Jason:This pattern of first introducing a word at natural speed, providing the translation, breaking it down, and then giving it again at natural speed will be repeated throughout the series. Try to speak aloud as often as possible. The next word in the question is
Chrissi: μάθατε
Jason:meaning learn.
Chrissi:(Slow, by syllable) μάθατε
Jason:Now repeat.
Chrissi: μάθατε
{Pause}
Jason:Listen to the the first 2 words of the question and repeat.
Chrissi:πού μάθατε
{pause}
Jason:And next
Chrissi:Ελληνικά
Jason:meaning Greek.
Chrissi:(Slow, by syllable) Ελληνικά
Jason:Now repeat.
Chrissi:Ελληνικά
{Pause}
Jason:Listen to the entire question and repeat.
Chrissi:πού μάθατε Ελληνικά
{pause}
Jason:(You will hear this common question again and again throughout your studies.) Master the following pattern and responses to the question Where did you learn Greek??
Chrissi:Τα έμαθα στο σχολείο
Jason:""I learned it in school.. Again, slowly. Repeat the phrase.
Chrissi:(Slow) Τα έμαθα στο σχολείο
{pause}
Jason:Let's break it down from the beginning. The first word:
Chrissi:τα
Jason:meaning something like them.
Chrissi:(Slow, by syllable) τα
Jason:Now repeat
Chrissi:τα
{Pause}
Jason:And next
Chrissi:έμαθα
Jason:meaning learned.
Chrissi:(Slow, by syllable) έμαθα
Jason:Now repeat.
Chrissi:έμαθα
{Pause}
Jason:And next
Chrissi:στο
Jason:meaning something like in.
Chrissi:(Slow, by syllable) στο
Jason:Now repeat.
Chrissi:στο
{Pause}
Jason:And next
Chrissi:σχολείο
Jason:meaning school.
Chrissi:(Slow, by syllable) σχολείο
Jason:Now repeat.
Chrissi:σχολείο
{Pause}
Jason:Listen to the speaker say, I learned it in school., and then repeat.
Chrissi:Τα έμαθα στο σχολείο
{pause}
Jason:To expand on the pattern, replace in school with university.
Chrissi:πανεπιστήμιο
Jason:university
Chrissi:(slow) πανεπιστήμιο (regular) πανεπιστήμιο
Jason:Listen to the phrase again, this time with university
Chrissi:Τα έμαθα στο πανεπιστήμιο
Jason:It mostly stays the same. Simply replace in school. Say I learned it university.
{pause}
Chrissi:Τα έμαθα στο πανεπιστήμιο
Jason:To use a different phrase, replace university with college.
Chrissi:κολέγιο
Jason:college
Chrissi:(slow) κολέγιο (regular) κολέγιο
Jason:Listen to the phrase again, this time with college
Chrissi:Τα έμαθα στο κολέγιο
Jason:It mostly stays the same. Simply replace the word for university. Say I learned it college.
{pause}
Chrissi:Τα έμαθα στο κολέγιο
Jason:To expand on the pattern, replace college with language school.
Chrissi:φροντιστήριο
Jason:language school
Chrissi:(slow) φροντιστήριο (regular) φροντιστήριο
Jason:Listen to the phrase again, this time with language school
Chrissi:Τα έμαθα στο φροντιστήριο
Jason:It mostly st ays the same. Simply replace the word for college. Say I learned it in a language school.
{pause}
Chrissi:Τα έμαθα στο φροντιστήριο
QUIZ
Jason:Now it's time for a quiz. Imagine you are visiting Greece and someone asks you where you learned Greek. You learned Greek in school. Respond to the question.
Chrissi:Πού μάθατε Ελληνικά; (five seconds) Τα έμαθα στο σχολείο
Jason:Now, imagine you learned it in university Respond to the question.
Chrissi:Πού μάθατε Ελληνικά; (five seconds) Τα έμαθα στο πανεπιστήμιο
Jason:Imagine you learned it in college. . Answer the speaker's question.
Chrissi:Πού μάθατε Ελληνικά; (five seconds) Τα έμαθα στο κολέγιο
Jason:Imagine you learned it in a language school. Respond to the question.
Chrissi:Πού μάθατε Ελληνικά; (five seconds) Τα έμαθα στο φροντιστήριο
Jason:Now you want to ask someone where they learned Greek. Ask the question
(5 seconds)
Chrissi:Πού μάθατε Ελληνικά;
{pause}

Outro

Jason:This is the end of Lesson 7

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