You Can Learn Ancient Greek!
This video by Luke Ranieri of Polymathy is a very funny but in some ways all too true send up of how difficult it is to learn Ancient Greek.
How To Add The Greek Keyboard on your iPhone
If you are learning the Greek language, it’s important to add the Greek language keyboard to your iPhone. This can easily be done in Settings. 2. In Settings, go to General. 3. From the General menu, select Keyboard. 4. From the Keyboards screen, tap on Keyboards there at the top. 5. From the Keyboards screen,…
Google Translate is your friend.
Here is a link to that Google Translate page for the screen shot above. I use Google Translate quite often, I just leave it open in tab in my web browser at all times. I follow some Greek language accounts on social media, so I use Google Translate if I need any help at all…
Typing in Greek on macOS Ventura
I plan on blogging about things that require you to be able to type Greek characters such as αλφα βητα γαμμα in the future so here’s a quick post on how to enable the Greek keyboard in macOS Ventura. Launch System Settings, scroll down, and tap on the Keyboard settings. From here, under the Text…
How to quickly memorize numbers in Greek
One really simple but effective way to memorize the Greek numbers is to count with them instead of your usual language e.g. English. Anytime you are doing something that requires you to count, you can choose to count in Greek. So for me, when I’m lifting weights, I count my reps in Greek instead of…
Alexander The Great’s Speech in Greek!
Naturally, as I studied Ancient Greek history, I became obsessed for awhile with Alexander the Great, and read various books about him and the hellenistic age that he ushered in with his conquests. There is a video on YouTube of Alexander The Great giving a speech, and it’s in spoken Ancient Greek! I revisit the…
Learning Greek: Easy Greek
One of my favorite resources for learning is YouTube. Everything is on YouTube. Now, one of my reasons for learning Modern Greek is to understand how real people speak it, what they sound like, what if any modern slang they use, etc. In the end, my main reason for learning Modern Greek is so that…
Learning Greek: Where to Start? Probably the alphabet.
I wanted to learn Greek, but I did not even know the alphabet. I felt like a small child. When I need to find a tutorial for anything I am learning, the first place I look is YouTube. So I searched YouTube for videos on the Greek alphabet. This one, with the Koine pronunciation, I…
Teaching myself Greek
According to my account in Duolingo, today I reached a 840 day streak. It was 840 days ago (as of this writing) that I decided to go all-in and learn Greek. My actual goal is to learn to read Ancient Greek. But that is a big, big goal. I did not even know the alphabet,…