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Greeks in English-speaking countries

culture, identity, politics


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Published by Aristide D. Caratzas in New Rochelle, N.Y .
Written in English

  • Foreign countries
    • Subjects:
    • Greeks -- Foreign countries -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Christos P. Ioannides.
      SeriesHellenism--ancient, mediaeval, modern ;, 23rd v.
      ContributionsIoannides, Christos P., 1946-, Speros Basil Vryonis Center for the Study of Hellenism.
      LC ClassificationsDF748 .G735 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL977053M
      ISBN 100892415681
      LC Control Number96014222

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The following is a list of territories where English is an official language, that is, a language used in citizen interactions with government officials. As ofthere were 55 sovereign states and 27 non-sovereign entities where English was an official country subdivisions have declared English an official language at the local or regional level.

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Approximately 37% of Greeks between the ages of twenty-five and thirty-four had a college education, while only around. List of English Speaking Countries. This is a list of countries where: English is considered to be the official language ; or the de facto language, that is the language used by the majority of speakers but not considered the official language.; Non-sovereign entities are not included.

English-speaking countries Society and Culture Paperback – by Unknown (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Author: Unknown. Knowledge of English Speaking Countries (or Introduction to English Speaking Countries) is a common course for second-year Education majors in China.

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work, eco groups, foreign music bars, etc). In such places you may find people sensitive enough not to speak Greek in your presence, although sometimes they will eventually speak Greek among themselfs.

The Read and Speak Greek CD-Rom program by Dr. George Balanis and his wife Toula is a fun way to learn. I bought it for my 6-year old daughter and I use it as well. I have recommended this to many people.

It's like taking years of Greek classes. Virtually all Greeks in the tourist service industry speak English. Greek is a particularly difficult language to pick up so they do not appear to be offended if you do not speak any Greek.

Having said that if you can learn, please, thank you and hello you will get a favourable response in Greece.

Greeks speak since all schoolchildren start learning English in the third grade, most Greeks under 40 will also know English. Those in the tourist industry, especially in the locations favored by foreign tourists, usually have a good command of English as well as a few other : Detraci Regula.

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