The Pros and Cons of Learning and Knowing Greek

Living and growing up on an island that everyone thinks is a Greek island but is actually a nation of its own, I found myself learning Greek and had pretty much no choice in the matter. In fact, I went straight into the Cyprus school system knowing like 3 words of Greek and barely capable of stringing a basic sentence together. I went into secondary school knowing basic words and sentences, mostly because the tiny little village school that had classes consisting of 4-10 students didn’t really have the facilities to help an older child learn a whole new language… [Continue Reading]

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