Discover Hebrew with the world's most straightforward guide to one of the world's most beautiful languages.
Shalom Are you ready to dive into an ancient-yet-modern and rich language full of nuance? Then open up Hebrew For Dummies and get started learning your way around Hebrew by immersing yourself in its sounds and rhythms. You'll start with the basics--like simple grammar and the Hebrew alphabet--before you move onto commonly used phrases and small-talk.
This book gets you used to the more unfamiliar sounds of the Hebrew language--like gutturals--that English speakers aren't used to seeing. It will also help you:
- Recognize what Hebrew has in common with English (and what it doesn't)
- Learn to read from right to left, get a handle on the basics of Hebrew grammar, and pick up your first few phrases
- Discover commonly used expressions that help you get around, shop, eat, and have fun
Complete with online resources that help you pick up Hebrew by listening to real speakers have actual conversations, Hebrew For Dummies is the perfect companion to help you work your way towards Hebrew fluency.
About the Author
Jill Suzanne Jacobs is a fluent Hebrew speaker having picked up the language through study, three years of living in Israel, and multiple extended visits. She holds graduate degrees in Jewish and Israel education, and she taught in the classroom for ten years before moving into leadership roles in educational nonprofits. She is the author of the first edition of Hebrew For Dummies and mom to a second generation diaspora Hebrew speaker.