Learn How to Speak Basic Greek

In this section you will find many articles about the Greek conversational basics of how to speak the language. This is a great starting point for people traveling to Greece that might not know or understand the basics of conversational Greek, to get by when visiting Greece!

The Learn Greek section on GreekBoston.com was written by Greeks to help people understand the conversational basics of the Greek language. This article is not a substitute for a professional Greek learning program, but a helpful resource for people wanting to learn simple communication in Greek.


Saying Good Morning in Greek

There are different ways to say “hello” to someone in the Greek language. The goal is to find the best way to say it based on the situation that you... <... Read More

How to Say Yes in Greek

Whether you are actively learning the Greek language or simply need to know some words or phrases while you’re traveling, there are some words and phrases that... Read More

Learn How to Say No in Greek

Are you learning Greek? Are you simply traveling to Greek and want to know some simple phrases to get by? While using the Greek language, there are some basic words.... Read More

Greek Etiquette Words to Know

When it comes to learning the Greek language, there are some words that you absolutely need to learn first. Before you do anything in Greek, you will need to find...... Read More

Tips for Reading Greek Novels

As you progress in your Greek language studies, you may feel as if you want to conquer reading novels. While this may look like a difficult skill on the surface,... ... Read More

Common Questions to Ask in Greek

Asking questions is an essential part of learning a language. Not only are questions a normal part of every day conversation, but they can actually enable you to lea... Read More

How to Start Thinking in Greek

If you’ve been learning Greek for a while now, you may wonder when it will all start to come together. Speaking, reading, and understanding the language should... Read More

Counting to 10,000 in Greek

When speaking Greek, you’ll spend more time dealing with numbers than you might realize. It’s important that you spend some time learning the numbers as ... Read More

How to Say the Colors in Greek

Colors are an important part of any language because they give us ways to describe the world around us. You can’t go to places like Santorini, for example, and... Read More

Telling the Time in Greek

When it comes to learning another language, there are certain, basic skills that you will need. Telling the time is one of the most important. While in Greece, peopl... Read More

Counting to 1000 in Greek

If you don’t want to spend time memorizing lists of vocabulary, you should really make an exception for learning the numbers. Being comfortable with the number... Read More

How to Order Food in Greek

When visiting Greece, one thing you will hopefully do a lot of is eat plenty of authentic food. If you learn nothing else in the Greek language, being able to... Read More

Counting to 100 in Greek

One of the best skills you can have in the Greek language is knowing the numbers. Especially while in Greece, you will encounter numbers on a regular basis, such as.... Read More

Understanding Greek Diphthongs

No matter what your goals are for learning the Greek language, you do need to have exposure to certain grammatical concepts. Many English language speakers who start... Read More

Ways to Say Hello in Greek

One of the first phrases you need to get a handle on in Greek is how to greet another person. However, greeting somebody in the Greek language might be a... Read More

Get to Know the Greek Alphabet

No matter what your intentions are for learning Greek, such as learning some basics as you travel to Greece or honing your = language skills as a Greek American, you... Read More

Best Way to Say Please in Greek

There are several reasons why you could decide to learn Greek. Maybe you have decided to study it as a foreign language. Perhaps you are of Greek descent but your...... Read More

What Does Kalo Pascha Mean?

Each year, Greeks all over the world prepare to celebrate Easter, which is one of the biggest holidays in the country. Although Easter is celebrated by Christians wo... Read More