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Things Not to Do in Greece - Worry About the Language
Most signs on major thoroughfares are in English and Greek lettering.
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Greece offers English language lessons starting in third grade. Almost everyone under the age of 50 will have had English in school, and will know enough to communicate on a basic level. Older Greeks may not have the same language skills, but they usually have something as good or even better - the willingness and desire to communicate which can transcend any language barrier. A smile and a few words of halting Greek is usually all it takes to get any assistance you need.