Greek Language

Greek is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece, Cyprus, southern Albania, and other regions of the Balkans, the Black Sea coast, Asia Minor, and the Eastern Mediterranean. It has the longest documented history of any Indo-European language and holds a very important place in the history of the Western world. Greek is also the language in which many of the foundational texts in science and philosophy were originally composed.

Benefits of learning Greek:

  • About 25% of all English vocabulary comes from Greek. Greek is one of the foundation languages of Western culture. It has influenced every language in the Romance family to some extent.
  • Some of the most interesting pieces of history begins in Ancient Greece and much of the world’s most renown literature comes from it.
  • It opens path of immigration to the above-mentioned countries.

Where is it spoken: Greek is the official language of Greece and Cyprus and one of the 24 official languages of the European Union. It is spoken by at least 13.5 million people today in Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Albania, Turkey, and the many other countries of the Greek diaspora.