For those of you who enjoy trying out some words of
the country you are visiting, here are a few simple phrases to help you in the
hotel and also out and about.
As most of you will not have Greek fonts on your
computer, there is no point in putting proper greek words here and so I have
used a simplified version of phonetics.
The pronunciation of some Greek letters do not quite
correspond to common English sounds but for the purposes of this web page we
use the nearest sound. ( I hope Greek speakers will forgive me.)
As in English it is important
to try to get the correct emphasis and I have stressed this by
underlining the syllable to be emphasised.
For example in English,
"football" would be written "f u t t b o r l" using my
(Try saying "f u t t b a l l" to see the difference, or
"English rather than "English"