ONLINE HEBREW LESSONS
Did you know that Hebrew is considered to be a resurrected language? After almost 2,000 years when nobody spoke it as a native language, it was revitalized and is now the primary language of over 9 million people worldwide. Learn Hebrew and you’ll not only enjoy your trips to Israel on a whole new level but you’ll also open up to an ancient, fascinating culture. Sign up for an online Hebrew course and learn the language interactively! Our tutors will plan a course that suits your needs, requirements, and preferences.
What will you learn with us?
Hebrew can be tough to learn for English speakers as these two languages are worlds apart. But don’t worry: with patience and the help of our dedicated teachers, soon you’ll find yourself having full conversations with native and non-native speakers! If you have never spoken a word in Hebrew before, you’ll start with our Survival lessons. There, your teacher will help you learn the alphabet, the pronunciation system, and basic phrases while you slowly get used to hearing the language.
Those with advanced knowledge of Hebrew will polish their abilities with lessons focused on their specific skills. Your tutor will assess your strengths and weaknesses and will plan lessons accordingly (also taking into account your preferences when learning the language).
What materials do we use?
All of our lessons are planned around materials that interest and motivate you. For instance, if you are a music lover, your teacher will use Hebrew-speaking bands and artists to plan your classes. Just communicate your preferences to your tutor and get started!
Why take an online Hebrew course with us?
- You can take your class from anywhere. Be it from the comfort of your home, from a friend’s house, or even from abroad, you only need a computer and a stable internet connection to study Hebrew with us.
- There’s no commute time, which also means you can reschedule your lesson with just 1 business day’s notice in case any issue arises.
- You can study alone with your teacher or in a small, closed group with up to 7 friends, co-workers, or family members.
These are completely free and will take no more than 15 minutes
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The best resources to learn hebrew
Hebrew used to be a dead language but started to be revived in the 1880s. Soon, it became the national language of Israel, achieving the impressive number of 10 million speakers in 2020. So, if you are planning to visit the State of Israel, do business with them, or simply learn more about their ancient culture, learning Hebrew will be not only helpful but essential. And if you would like to complement your language lessons with Listen & Learn by learning at home, you can use the following online resources and hone your skills even more!
The Hebrew and English grammar systems are polar opposites. The sentence structure, tenses, inflections, and even word order are nothing alike. But don’t be discouraged by these differences: with patience and a lot of practice using these resources, soon you’ll master this foreign language’s grammar rules.
BEGINNER If you’re an absolute beginner, you can get started with HebrewPod101’s grammar guide for starters. You’ll find simple explanations about word order, syntax, and parts of speech so you can then practice with exercises that suit your level.
INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED In case you are already familiar with the language, you can access TeachMeHebrew, where you’ll find 30 lessons with exercises on different grammar topics (from nouns to prepositions and the imperative tense).
BEGINNER INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED MyLanguages also has a whole section on Hebrew grammar where you can find explanations, exercises, and even visuals to understand these complicated rules.
Learning how to correctly pronounce words and phrases in your target language is essential to increase your confidence and eventually achieve oral fluency. Use the resources below and improve the way you pronounce Hebrew for free!
BEGINNER INTERMEDIATE Download the app Hebrew by Nemo and you’ll find 100 basic phrases with their recordings and instructions on how to correctly pronounce them. Plus, you can record yourself and then compare the recording to the model to improve your skills.
BEGINNER INTERMEDIATE Discover the top dialects of the Hebrew language by reading our blog post!
BEGINNER And if you’re wondering how to pronounce the Hebrew alphabet, you should subscribe to Jewish101’s YouTube channel, where you can find detailed videos with explanations and examples.
Vocabulary אוצר מילים
Forget about memorizing long lists of words or using the same old coursebooks to learn vocabulary. Use these online resources, instead, and soon you’ll notice how you learn new words and phrases in a meaningful way:
BEGINNER INTERMEDIATE HebrewLanguage.com has dozens of resources to learn new vocabulary, from lists of words with definitions to fill-in-the-gaps exercises from beginner and intermediate students of the language.
BEGINNER And if you would like to learn Hebrew on the go, you can download Learn Hebrew Vocabulary for Free and start learning new words in your free time.
BEGINNER INTERMEDIATE Learning just one word a day is an amazing idea to acquire new vocabulary. Download Ulpan to your phone and you’ll get a daily notification with a new term, its definition, pronunciation, and use. Soon you’ll notice how your lexicon increases exponentially!
Find below some resources so you can start reading different types of texts in Hebrew that suit your needs, interests, and level.
INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED Looking to read short stories in Hebrew to increase your reading comprehension while learning more about this fascinating culture? Access Ovad Books and find dozens of stories to download in PDF for free.
BEGINNER If you are a beginner, it may be hard for you to find suitable reading materials for your level, but here is a great option: Newspapers in Easy Hebrew. They cover topics such as politics and health written in simple vocabulary and grammar and with vocalization.
The following YouTube channels and podcasts will help you become fluent in the shortest time possible:
BEGINNER INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED Israel Disney is an amazing YouTube channel that features dozens of popular Disney songs in Hebrew. From the Lion King to Mulan, you’ll be able to sing along to these catchy tunes and learn new vocabulary while you have fun.
INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED Looking for podcasts you can listen to in your free time? Train your ear to the Hebrew language with these short podcasts by HebrewPodcasts.com for beginner and intermediate-level students and take your skills to the next level while you learn something new.
Writing is fairly difficult to develop if nobody is there to help. But even if you are not studying Hebrew with a teacher, you can find enthusiastic learners in the following sites who will help you take your writing skills to the next level:
BEGINNER A big part of learning how to write is acquiring the new alphabet. Luckily, apps like Write it! Hebrew let you trace the letter with your finger on your phone screen, listen to the letter’s pronunciation, and even use flashcards to remember each character.
INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED Those who would like to write and get some feedback can join Tatoeba, a community where you can find worldwide language learners. Upload your texts and wait for your peers’ comments!
The only effective way to improve your speaking skills in Hebrew is by actually speaking... a lot. If you are having trouble finding a partner with whom to practice, take a look at the following online resources and get started!
BEGINNER INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED Hello Talk is a great option for those who cannot find Hebrew native speakers or other students with whom to speak. Download the app to your phone and start chatting in Hebrew while making new friends from around the world!
BEGINNER INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED Join websites like Conversation Exchange and look for motivated native Hebrew speakers learning English so you can help them with their language journey while they help you learn Hebrew!
Finally, these miscellaneous resources will also be of help when trying to achieve fluency in Hebrew!
Take our FREE Hebrew level test and understand more about your current ability. You can use those results to start a new language course or simply satisfy your curiosity!
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