Get By in Greek
Audio CDs: English / Greek: MP3, 58 Kbps (2 channels) | Duration: 01:19:59 | 2008 | ISBN-10: N/A | ASIN: B001JDPXUE
[i]Overal size: 37 MB | Genre: Learning Greek | Level: Beginner[/i]
Get By in Greek is devised specifically for travellers. The 70-minute download will help you to get to grips with the basics of spoken Greek, and introduces the most relevant language youll hear when youre there. Listen to the audio a couple of times to practise the key phrases and vocabulary, and familiarise yourself with Greek pronunciation.
There are eight sections, covering essential topics such as:
Bare Necessities - greetings, talking about yourself, asking for things, numbers, changing money
Getting Around - asking for directions, buying petrol, travelling by bus and train
Somewhere to Stay - finding somewhere to stay, asking about facilities, checking in, asking for help, checking out
Buying Things - buying groceries, buying clothes, buying souvenirs
Café Life - asking what there is, ordering snacks and drinks, trying local specialities
Eating Out - getting a table, asking about the menu, ordering, paying the bill
Entertainment - finding out whats on, getting more information, buying tickets, sports
Emergencies - getting help, explaining problems to a doctor or a dentist, at the chemists, car breakdown, at the police station
The English narrator and two native Greek speakers introduce the key phrases and vocabulary. In each section there are a couple of short dialogues where you can check out the language you have heard, with questions to focus your listening. At the end of each section, there is the opportunity to practise what youve learned in a guided dialogue "as if you were there".