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Postby koroua573 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 8:53 pm

Hello Cyprus :D

Hoping to visit Cyprus this fall and want to familiarize myself with the language anyone willing to help would be greatly appreciated...
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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby supporttheunderdog » Tue Aug 02, 2011 6:55 am

Which language? the Kypreos version of Greek, the Kibrilisi vesrion of Turkish, English (the language of the old colonial master) Russian, the language of the up-and coming colonial mistress, or just plain bad?
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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby petronella2 » Tue Aug 02, 2011 9:40 pm

about learning the language - we have been learning and speaking Greek for a few years now on our visits to greece- is cypriot much different or will we be able to get by. is the dialect strange.x :lol: :D
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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby Mapko » Tue Aug 02, 2011 9:52 pm

koroua573...Where are you from? If you're in the UK, the BBC web-site has an area for learning Greek (though I'm not sure if it's any good - I just know it's there).

petronella2...Greek and Greek-Cypriot languages are basically the same, but they are like regional dialects. For instance, Greeks say 'En-ay-a', whereas Greek-Cypriots say 'En-ya'. In either country you'd be met with some minor problems, but you could definitely pick it up.
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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby irina maria » Tue Sep 13, 2011 4:40 pm

HELLO THERE... I NEED A SCHOOL TO LEARN GREEK LANGUAGE IN NICOSIA , SOMEBODY CAN GIVE ME SOME INFORMATION THANK YOU.
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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby Colonel White » Thu Sep 15, 2011 9:48 am

I started to learn a few years ago. And people say English is the hardest language to learn. Couldn't get my head round tables and chairs being male and female etc. Didn't have enough time to give it a chance to be fair. I'd love to be fluent in Greek so may have a gander at the BBC website suggested above.
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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby kurupetos » Thu Sep 15, 2011 3:41 pm

Colonel White wrote:I started to learn a few years ago. And people say English is the hardest language to learn. Couldn't get my head round tables and chairs being male and female etc. Didn't have enough time to give it a chance to be fair. I'd love to be fluent in Greek so may have a gander at the BBC website suggested above.

Greek is a difficult language and definitely more complicated than English.
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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby yialousa1971 » Sat Sep 17, 2011 12:34 am

koroua573 wrote:Hello Cyprus :D

Hoping to visit Cyprus this fall and want to familiarize myself with the language anyone willing to help would be greatly appreciated...


http://www.kypros.org/LearnGreek/
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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby bornthisway » Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:14 pm

Greek language is sooo hard and complicated :shocked: ...English is easy but gramatics is killing me....slowly :eyecrazy:
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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby fig head » Wed Nov 30, 2011 9:16 pm

bornthisway wrote:Greek language is sooo hard and complicated :shocked: ...English is easy but gramatics is killing me....slowly :eyecrazy:


Three languages I cant get my head around, German, Greek and Russian. they all sound gibberish to me !!
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