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Hebrew For Dummies With Audio CD

Joy Jacobs

Hebrew For Dummies With Audio CD

Joy Jacobs

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One of the most amazing things about Hebrew is that, in less than a century, it has gone from an ancient language of prayer and ritual spoken by a few holy men to a modern language of sunbathing, dining, going to the movies, and countless other everyday activities, spoken by millions. Modern Hebrew is a beautiful language, but for a native English speaker it can be tough wrapping your tongue around exotic expressions like "Ha'im Ayn Oogiyot?" ("What, no cookies?"). As with any language, the quickest way to master Hebrew basics is to immerse yourself in its sounds and rhythms. The next best thing to six months in Haifa, "Hebrew For Dummies" lets you do just that ^ Whether you want to communicate with your Israeli cousins, understand Jewish prayers and sacred literature, impress your Jewish in-laws, or you're planning a trip to Israel, this book/audio package can help. In no time, you'll: Master Hebrew sounds and rhythms Understand basic grammar and usage Get a handle on the Hebrew al

- Publisher Introduction.Part I: Getting Started.Chapter 1: You Already Know Some Hebrew.Chapter 2: The Nitty Gritty: Basic Hebrew Grammar.Chapter 3: Shalom, Shalom! Meeting and Greeting.Part II: Hebrew in Action.Chapter 4: Getting to Know You: Making Small Talk.Chapter 5: Eat! Eat! You're So Thin!Chapter 6: Going Shopping.Chapter 7: Having Fun Hebrew Style.Chapter 8: Enjoying Your Free Time: Hobbies, Sports, and Other Fun Activities.Chapter 9: Talking on the Phone.Chapter 10: At the Office and Around the House.Part III: Hebrew on the Go.Chapter 11: Planning a Trip.Chapter 12: Getting Around: Flying, Driving, and Riding.Chapter 13: Checking into a Hotel.Chapter 14: Money, Money, Money.Chapter 15: Where Is the Western Wall? Asking Directions.Chapter 16: Handling Emergencies.Part IV: Sacred Hebrew.Chapter 17: Let's Get Biblical.Chapter 18: Like a Prayer.Chapter 19: Sacred Time, Sacred Space.Part V: The Part of Tens.Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Pick Up Hebrew Quickly.Chapter 21: Ten Books on Hebrew You Just Gotta Have.Chapter 22: Ten Favorite Hebrew Expressions.Chapter 23: Ten Great Israeli Phrases.Chapter 24: The Ten Commandments in Hebrew.Appendix A: Verb Tables.Appendix B: Mini-Dictionary.Appendix C: Answer Key.Appendix D: On the CD.Index.

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About "Hebrew For Dummies With Audio CD"

One of the most amazing things about Hebrew is that, in less than a century, it has gone from an ancient language of prayer and ritual spoken by a few holy men to a modern language of sunbathing, dining, going to the movies, and countless other everyday activities, spoken by millions. Modern Hebrew is a beautiful language, but for a native English speaker it can be tough wrapping your tongue around exotic expressions like "Ha'im Ayn Oogiyot?" ("What, no cookies?"). As with any language, the quickest way to master Hebrew basics is to immerse yourself in its sounds and rhythms. The next best thing to six months in Haifa, "Hebrew For Dummies" lets you do just that ^ Whether you want to communicate with your Israeli cousins, understand Jewish prayers and sacred literature, impress your Jewish in-laws, or you're planning a trip to Israel, this book/audio package can help. In no time, you'll: Master Hebrew sounds and rhythms Understand basic grammar and usage Get a handle on the Hebrew al
- Publisher

Introduction.Part I: Getting Started.Chapter 1: You Already Know Some Hebrew.Chapter 2: The Nitty Gritty: Basic Hebrew Grammar.Chapter 3: Shalom, Shalom! Meeting and Greeting.Part II: Hebrew in Action.Chapter 4: Getting to Know You: Making Small Talk.Chapter 5: Eat! Eat! You're So Thin!Chapter 6: Going Shopping.Chapter 7: Having Fun Hebrew Style.Chapter 8: Enjoying Your Free Time: Hobbies, Sports, and Other Fun Activities.Chapter 9: Talking on the Phone.Chapter 10: At the Office and Around the House.Part III: Hebrew on the Go.Chapter 11: Planning a Trip.Chapter 12: Getting Around: Flying, Driving, and Riding.Chapter 13: Checking into a Hotel.Chapter 14: Money, Money, Money.Chapter 15: Where Is the Western Wall? Asking Directions.Chapter 16: Handling Emergencies.Part IV: Sacred Hebrew.Chapter 17: Let's Get Biblical.Chapter 18: Like a Prayer.Chapter 19: Sacred Time, Sacred Space.Part V: The Part of Tens.Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Pick Up Hebrew Quickly.Chapter 21: Ten Books on Hebrew You Just Gotta Have.Chapter 22: Ten Favorite Hebrew Expressions.Chapter 23: Ten Great Israeli Phrases.Chapter 24: The Ten Commandments in Hebrew.Appendix A: Verb Tables.Appendix B: Mini-Dictionary.Appendix C: Answer Key.Appendix D: On the CD.Index.
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Meet the Author

Joy Jacobs

Jill Suzanne Jacobs (Somerville, MA) is a Jewish Family Educator at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center. She holds an MA in Jewish Education and has taught and helped create course materials for Hebrew and Jewish studies classes.

Table Of Contents

  • :introduction.

    part I: Getting Started.

    chapter 1: You Already Know Some Hebrew.

    chapter 2: The Nitty Gritty: Basic Hebrew Grammar.

    chapter 3: Shalom, Shalom! Meeting And Greeting.

    part Ii: Hebrew In Action.

    chapter 4: Getting To Know You: Making Small Talk.

    chapter 5: Eat! Eat! You?re So Thin!

    chapter 6: Going Shopping.

    chapter 7: Having Fun Hebrew Style.

    chapter 8: Enjoying Your Free Time: Hobbies, Sports, And Other Fun Activities.

    chapter 9: Talking On The Phone.

    chapter 10: At The Office And Around The House.

    part Iii: Hebrew On The Go.

    chapter 11: Planning A Trip.

    chapter 12: Getting Around: Flying, Driving, And Riding.

    chapter 13: Checking Into A Hotel.

    chapter 14: Money, Money, Money.

    chapter 15: Where Is The Western Wall? Asking Directions.

    chapter 16: Handling Emergencies.

    part Iv: Sacred Hebrew.

    chapter 17: Let?s Get Biblical.

    chapter 18: Like A Prayer.

    chapter 19: Sacred Time, Sacred Space.

    part V: The Part Of Tens.

    chapter 20: Ten Ways To Pick Up Hebrew Quickly.

    chapter 21: Ten Books On Hebrew You Just Gotta Have.

    chapter 22: Ten Favorite Hebrew Expressions.

    chapter 23: Ten Great Israeli Phrases.

    chapter 24: The Ten Commandments In Hebrew.

    appendix A: Verb Tables.

    appendix B: Mini-dictionary.

    appendix C: Answer Key.

    appendix D: On The Cd.

    index.

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  • Catalogue Code 253799
  • Product Code 0764554891
  • EAN 9780764554896
  • Pages 384
  • Department Academic
  • Category Language
  • Sub-Category Hebrew Courses & Grammars
  • Publisher John Wiley Press
  • Publication Date May 2003
  • Sales Rank #21354
  • Dimensions 236 x 188 x 22 mm
  • Weight 0.001kg

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