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Becoming A Freelance Translator

Learning a new culture and a new language is one of the most exciting and fulfilling parts of moving abroad. Although we often take for granted the fact that we communicate in Greek or have a good understanding of the way of life in Greece, it could really be a huge advantage. Knowing another language, especially such a complex language like Greek, is a useful skill to have and can open up many doors for you. A popular career for anyone who can understand a second language, such as Greek, is to become a freelance translator.

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Taking an Online Course in TEFL

Are you looking to broaden your horizons and gain a new qualification? It may be a lot easier than you think. From reading this article, you will be making your first steps in to finding and starting a suitable course for you. If you are spending time out or living in Greece, you may decide that a distance course in a subject of your choice would be better for you.

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Why Move to Greece?

Why move to Greece? There are many advantages and disadvantages for each country and Greece is not in any way different. But moving, especially abroad, can be an exciting experience and can be very fulfilling. Depending on whether you plan to spend a year or the rest of your life in Greece, consider the advantages and disadvantages before you take the plunge and go! There are now thousands of foreigners who have relocated to Greece, as there are many advantages to relocating and living there. Greece is an excellent destination for those want to retire, for families who are moving with

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A-Z of Summer in Greece

Summer is here is Greece and we are loving every minute of it! There is so much that we love about the summer and you should make plans to ensure that you will make the most of every second of this season. You may have already  planned out your entire summer, but if not here is our A-Z guide of making the most of summer. This will certainly give you some inspiration to enjoy summer 2011, so what are you waiting for? Read on, take notes and have a great summer!

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How to Become Fluent in Greek

It is important to learn the native language of any new country when you relocate abroad, but how do you go about doing that? How do you make the first steps in to learning a new language, without feeling as if you have been thrown in at the deep end and are under immense pressure to learn and remember new things. When mastering a new language, there are three things that you need to cover: Vocabulary, grammar and conversation. Once you have

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Greek National Holidays

fireworksGreece have numerous national holidays throughout the year. Generally Greece follow the Greek Orthodox religion, which means some of the holidays and dates may be different to other countries around the world. National and Public holidays are widely celebrated in Greece and it often means that many businesses and schools are shut on these days. Some places choose to close all day, where as other businesses and associations will open for shorter working hours. However, on most name days and

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Teaching English as a Second Language

Finding work abroad can prove to be quite difficult, especially when there is a language barrier. Often, expats have an idea of what they will do for work before they move abroad however, sometimes they have to change their plans and are unable to find work or set up a business in their area of experties. A popular job for expats living abroad is English teaching. Teaching English as a second language is very popular all over the world, including the UK. Sometimes, teachers will need to have suitable

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Moving Back Home

Thinking of moving back? There are huge numbers of foreigners moving to Greece each year, but there are also nearly the same amount who decide to leave. After spending time living in a foreign country, numerous amounts of expats decide to either move back to their home country or relocate to another country. Often, people feel that living in Greece is simply not for them and so they choose to leave, others have to leave because of financial difficulties and other problems. If you are looking to move to Greece, don't be fooled in to thinking that you will settle in or like the new life straight

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Do as the Greeks Do!

Do you want to settle in to life in Greece? How can you blend in as a local? Well initially it can be uncomfortable when you live in a foreign country and don't know the language, but as you are sure to have heard before - the Greeks are very welcoming, kind, sociable people, which makes settling in to life in Greece a lot easier! When you move abroad, there are always do's and don'ts, what to do and what not to do, to help you integrate. But if you really want to fit in to life in Greece, do as the Greeks do...

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