Greek is counted among the Indo-European languages. However, it is not closely related to any other language in the world. Modern Greek must not be confused with Ancient Greek. Ancient Greek is still taught at many schools and universities. In the past it was the language of philosophy and science. It was also used as a common language by those traveling through the ancient world. On the other hand, Modern Greek is the native language of about 13 million people. It evolved from ancient Greek. It is difficult to say when exactly Modern Greek originated. One thing is certain: it is more simply constructed than ancient Greek.
All the same, numerous archaic forms remain in Modern Greek. It is a very uniform language too, in which no strong dialects are present. It is written with the Greek alphabet that is almost 2500 years old. An interesting fact is that Greek is counted among the languages that have the largest vocabulary. So if you like to learn vocabulary you should start with Greek.
Learn Greek for beginners with book2 by "50 languages"
Learn Greek for beginners is one of over 50 language courses that we offer. book2 is an effective way to learn Greek. All our materials are available both online and as iPhone and Android apps. You can successfully learn Greek on your own using this course! The lessons are clearly structured and will help you achieve your goals. Learn the new language fast using the 100 topics in the lessons. The MP3 files in the lessons are spoken by native speakers. They make it easier to learn pronunciation. Even beginners can learn Greek efficiently with the practical sentences in book2.
First you will learn the basics of the language. Sample dialogues will help you speak the foreign language. Prior knowledge is not needed. Even advanced learners can refresh and reinforce their knowledge. You will learn frequently used sentences and can use them immediately. You will be able to communicate in multiple situations. Use your break or commute to learn Greek for a few minutes. You can learn when traveling and at home. You are on the go and can learn Greek anywhere.
Learn Greek with the Android and iPhone app "50 languages"
The "50 languages" Android or iPhone app is ideal for all those who want to learn offline. The app is available for Android phones and tablets as well as iPhones and iPads. The apps include 30 free lessons from the book2 Greek curriculum. All tests and games are included in the app. The MP3 audio files by book2 are a part of our Greek language course. Download all audios for free as MP3 files.
Text book - Greek for beginners
If you prefer to learn Greek using printed materials, you can buy the book "Greek for beginners" by book2. You can buy it in any bookstore or online at Amazon.
Learn Greek - fast and free with book2 by "50 languages"
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