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Total Greek with the Michel Thomas Method : Michel Thomas Method - Hara Garoufalia-Middle

Total Greek with the Michel Thomas Method

Michel Thomas Method

Audio CD

Published: 28th October 2011
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About The Author

Until May 2008 Hara Garoufalia-Middle taught Greek at both the University of Westminster and the City Literary Institute. Now she concentrates on teaching classes at the City Lit, as well as writing. Howard Middle is a consultant and project manager in the field of English as a Foreign Language. He was National Manager for Trinity College London's ESOL exams in Greece until mid 2009 and remains a consultant for this exam board.

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thelo = I want; exo = I have; 'you' form of the verbs; ego/esis = I/you; form a question by upward inflexion; saying 'yes', 'no', 'not' (no auxiliary in Greek); question words 'what? why? where?; 'please' and 'thank you'; useful regular verbs in the prese ime/iste/ine = I am, you are, he/she/it is; introduction of feminine gender; 'a'/'the' for feminine words; some common feminine food/drink items; neuter and feminine pronouns; revision of common regular verbs; he/she/it form of regular verbs; aftos/afti = afto = this; me/you object pronoun; single phrase for 'tag' questions: etsi then ine (is it not so); endaksi = OK; ime apo = I am from (England); intro of masculine gender and common endings; I am (English) -- with masc/feminine ending; countries/nationali Introduction of simple past of verb to be; xthes = yesterday; 'we' form of verb to be and some known verbs; pronoun mas = 'us'; introduction of adjectives and agreement with nouns in singular; pronouns: me, you, him, her, us, them; moo aresi = I like (it panda/pote/sixna = always/never/often; double negative in Greek: I don't have nothing = I don't have anything; noris/arga = early/late; Modals: explanation that there is no infinitive ('to + verb' form) in modern Greek, and action verb form agrees with subject: should/must: verb 'prepi' + particle 'na' plus special form of verb; can: verb boro + particle 'na' plus special form of verb; wa Masculine noun and adjective endings, masculine form of 'the' and 'a'.

ISBN: 9781444138047
ISBN-10: 1444138049
Series: Michel Thomas Method
Audience: General
Format: Audio CD
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 28th October 2011
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 6.35
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Unabridged