Wolff: I’m here today with Addam, the owner of the Street Hebrew Website. Street Hebrew offers an innovative, modern way to learn to speak Hebrew. Hello Addam, tell us a bit about yourself and your background in teaching Hebrew.
Street Hebrew: I have lived in Israel as a new immigrant for 2 years now but i also lived here when i was younger hence the fact that i speak Hebrew. Before i made Aliyah (emigrating to Israel) I found a niche in the UK for people who wanted to learn modern, More >
And the question is put in a uniquely Israeli way; something between curiosity and accusatory. Of course, they accept the fact that you don’t yet speak Hebrew if you’ve only lived in Israel for a very short time.
But, with the passing of the months, their tolerance level diminishes in direct proportion to your time here.So, how important is it to speak Hebrew?
At the very least, it’s essential that you speak Hebrew at the level of what we call “Street Hebrew”. More >
It’s the modern and convenient way to get started with Hebrew phrases and conversation. As our many clients who use this method can testify, there are is no easier way than learning to speak Hebrew on Skype.Learning to speak Hebrew on Skype has one major benefit!
It’s the flexibility! Subject, of course to time zone variation, you can learn at a time that suits you. You can relax with your favourite drink, sit back and engage in More >
Latest available figures show that there are around 125 million logins to Skype EACH MONTH – so its a pretty popular way to communicate.
For us, and our many clients who learn Hebrew on Skype with us, there are two major benefits:
- It’s easy and convenient to use
- and using Skype is FREE!
And when we need to use our Teaching Worksheets it’s simple to do this online in a number of different ways, whilst still being connected More >
My name is Joseph, and I am 11 years old.
My Father is the founder and Managing Director of “Street Hebrew”. I would like to tell you the story of how I learned to be fluent in Hebrew in just one year.
I moved to Israel when I was 8 years old, and was enrolled in a school in which the only language used daily was Hebrew.
For the first 3 months I had no friends and I was miserable as I could not More >
We know that many people are nervous and are afraid to take the first step. Perhaps it’s because Hebrew sounds strange compared to, say English or other European languages.
It’s true that, when you begin to speak Hebrew, you will have to master one or two sounds that you are not used to.Begin to speak Hebrew without fear
Being a total beginner has it’s advantages when it comes to learning pronunciation, as you begin to speak Hebrew. At least you don’t More >
Or is it a combination of the two, and why does it matter?
Here, at Street Hebrew, we endeavour to adjust our programmes to meet the individual requirements of each client. The motivation and the purpose to speak Hebrew is a critical component of the course.
If, for example, you’re coming to Israel on holiday or on a short business trip, and would like to memorise some basic phrases to make your trip more comfortable, we would use our Short Beginners Programme with specific vocabulary for this purpose.Speak Hebrew on different levels
On the More >
That’s not as difficult as you might imagine. Here, at Street Hebrew, we concentrate on providing a basic framework that enables you to speak Hebrew in the everyday manner of the average Israeli.
One reason that it is easy to speak Hebrew, in a way that doesn’t tag you as an outsider, is that for over 40% of Israelis, Hebrew is not their mother tongue. They also had to learn it as a second language. Also, for 20% of Israeli citizens, Arabic is their More >
Relative to the complexities of English and English Grammar, learning Hebrew is not so difficult. Although, as with every language (except Esperanto) there are a few irregularities.
But, they are the exception, and nowhere near as numerous as in English. At Street Hebrew, we concentrate on the basics of conversational and everyday Hebrew.Our Hebrew programme is designed to get you up and running and learning Hebrew as quickly as possible.
We want you to feel comfortable in learning Hebrew and that’s why we prefer More >
As with all new modern language techniques learning Hebrew is now more fun and more interactive than ever. With numerous online platforms offering people the opportunity to study Hebrew online. These platforms can be much less boring and monotonous than the old fashioned style of learning Hebrew or indeed any other language.
Learning Hebrew and learning to Speak Hebrew – what’s the difference?
Well the main difference is that some people are interested in studying Hebrew wheras others are more interested in learning to speak Hebrew as a practical tool to be used in everyday life More >