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Interested in Learning Modern Hebrew, check out these books and programs:
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- Colloquial Hebrew, by Zippi Lyttleton and Tamar Wang.
A Complete Course for Beginners emphasising modern conversational Hebrew.
- Contemporary Hebrew 1, by Menahem Mansoor.
A grammar-based introductory course on Modern Hebrew that is ideal for college students, adult self-learners, and advance high schools students.
- Encounters in Modern Hebrew, By Edna Amir Coffin.
Comprising three books, this series provides students with an invigorating, college-level introduction to Israeli Hebrew. By the time students have completed all three books in the series they will be ready to take advanced Hebrew language courses. The three books combined are equivalent to two - three years of college level study of Hebrew.
- English Hebrew by Subject, 3rd Edition, by Hanna G. Perez.
This topical dictionary is ideal for use by students, olim, professionals, and anybody interested in increasing their modern Hebrew vocabulary. Includes a 12-hour audio CD that will help you to learn the correct pronunciation of the book's vocabulary and which will help to improve your listening comprehension.
- Everyday Hebrew, by Eliezer Tirkel.
A 30-unit beginner's textbook that teaches colloquial Hebrew. This textbook is designed for use by independent learners, and is suitable for both high school and adult students.
- Exambusters Hebrew Study Cards
A set of flash cards presenting hundreds of essential Modern Hebrew words and phrases, offered in both paper and CD-ROM versions. Useful for travelers, students, and for those seeking a refresher course in basic Hebrew.
- Foreign Service Institute's Hebrew Basic Course - Digital Edition
This is a complete course in modern Hebrew that places a heavy emphasis on speaking and aural comprehension. This digital edition features a textbook in PDF format and MP3 audio files, all on a single CD-ROM.
- Ha-Yesod: Fundamentals of Hebrew, by Luba Uveeler and Norman M. Bronznick.
Newly revised, this introductory modern Hebrew textbook is grammar based and teaches Hebrew using a step-by-step methodology.
- Hebrew: A Language Course, Edited by Ora Band
A three-part course for adults that teaches the basics of Hebrew grammar and syntax, and provides the students with a vocabulary of about 1,000 words.
- Hebrew in 10 Minutes a Day, by Kristine Kershul.
An innovative and fun Hebrew language learning program designed for tourists, which allows you to quickly learn to read and speak Hebrew and to develop a working vocabulary covering common words and phrases that you are likely to need during your trip.
- Learn Hebrew Now! Version 10, by Transparent Language.
With a vocabulary of more than 15,000 words, and the ability to record, playback, and compare your speech with that of a native Hebrew speaker, this is a multi-media Hebrew learning program that teaches all aspects of modern Israeli Hebrew, including reading, writing, speaking, and listening comprehension.
- Learning to Read Hebrew.
A complete course that will teach you to read Hebrew, and which will introduced you to all the letters in the Hebrew alphabet, and all the vowels, and how they are pronounced.
- Let's Talk! Live, by Pearl Tarnor and Nili Ziv.
A live audio recording of the 15 Hebrew dialogues found in Let's Talk, read by eight different readers, both adults and children.
- Let's Talk! Modern Hebrew for Teens, by Pearl Tarnor, Nili Ziv, and Nina Woldin.
Follow four teenagers as they travel through Israel, have many exciting adventures, and speak to each other in modern Hebrew. This textbook consists of fifteen lessons that include both dialogs and exercises, and it is a great tool for keeping teenagers and pre-teens excited about learning Hebrew.
- Literature on the Tip of the Tongue, By Edna Genossar Grad.
Intermediate Hebrew Textbook & Workbook that bridges the gap between introductory Hebrew textbooks and the study of Hebrew literature.
- Lonely Planet Hebrew Phrasebook, by Klara Illana Wistinetzki and Justin Ben-Adam (Rudelson).
The second edition of the Lonely Planet Hebrew Phrasebook, is a pocket-sized phrase book filled with all the basic words and phrases that you are likely to need while traveling around Israel and communicating with the average man or women on the street, in a variety of situations from general social interactions to emergency situations.
- Maskilon Learners Kit for the Study of Hebrew, by Abraham Solomonick and David Morrison.
A three-volume series consisting of a Hebrew - English Dictionary based on Hebrew verb roots, a Practical Hebrew Grammar, and a Learner's Hebrew - English Dictionary.
- Modern English - Hebrew Dictionary, by Avraham Zilkha.
This dictionary contains 30,000 entries that provide direct translations of American English words into Contemporary Hebrew.
- Modern Hebrew.
A self-contained, complete course in Hebrew. Beginning with a brief introduction to the Hebrew Alphabet and the basics of reading Hebrew, this will also teach you the fundamentals of grammar, provide you with a vocabulary of over 900 words, and introduce you to elements of Israel culture and geography. (CD)
- Modern Hebrew - An Essential Grammar, By Lewis Glinert.
The third edition of this invaluable reference book provides a concise and up-to-date overview of Hebrew grammar, and a selection of practical exercises that allows you to test your knowledge of the topics covered.
- Modern Hebrew for Beginners, by Esther Raizen.
This combination text and workbook is designed to be used with web-based audio, visual, and interactive materials to give students multiple learning opportunities suited to a variety of learning styles. This allows intense practice of all four language skills: reading, writing, listening comprehension, and conversation.
- Modern Hebrew for Intermediate Students, by Esther Raizen.
A sequel to Modern Hebrew for Beginners, this combination of text and workbook is designed to be used with web-based audio, visual, and interactive materials to give students multiple learning opportunities suited to a variety of learning styles. The program provides for intense practice of all four language skills: reading, writing, listening comprehension, and conversation.
- My Israel Hebrew Adventure
An Interactive Hebrew Learning Voyage! On which you will travel to Israel and learn basic Hebrew grammar and develop of vocabulary of 500 words as you travel around Israel.
- The New Reading Hebrew: A Guided Instruction Course, by Dr. C. Castberg and Lillian W. Adler.
This self-guided, self-paced Hebrew primer teaches letters and vowels in discrete, manageable increments, tests knowledge in an easy, motivating way, and provides the answers on the next page.
- Pimsleur's Basic Modern Hebrew, from Simon & Schuster.
This is an all-audio program that introduces you to the Hebrew language and begins to develop your Hebrew conversation skills. The Basic Modern Hebrew consists of the first ten lessons found in Level 1 of the Pimsleur's Comprehensive Hebrew program.
- Premium Hebrew: 5 Programs in 1, by EuroTalk.
Practice your listening skill and learn to speak Hebrew with accuracy and conviction as you develop your speaking skills, hone your accent and train your ear with these five unique programs.
- Reader: Modern Hebrew Prose and Poetry, Edited by Ora Band
This anthology of Hebrew stories and poetry introduces second year Hebrew language students to the best of modern Hebrew literature.
- Talking Hebrew Word Book
An innovative, interactive computer program that will help you learn more than 600 modern Hebrew words and phrases.
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