About the BookThis approachable guide to one of the world's oldest, richest languages explains the fundamental grammar and usage rules that readers need to know in order to gain a basic proficiency with the language, including parts of speech, sentence structure, verb tenses, case rules, numbers, and punctuation.
Book SynopsisThe fun and easy way to start speaking Hebrew
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:
Each chapter of Hebrew For Dummies is organized around a specific set of activities--such as eating, traveling, shopping, and asking directions--and gives you the lowdown on all the Hebrew you'll need to get by. Topics covered include:
The enclosed audio CD let's you pick up Hebrew the easy way--through actual conversations. It features:
The fun, easy way to master basic Hebrew, this book will quickly get you on track with the language skills you need to speak and read Hebrew like a native.
From the Back Cover
Covers common expressions, conversations, and cultural notes
With this guide, you can return to your roots or create new ones
Want to discover how to speak Hebrew? This easy-to-understand guide explains basic grammar and usage, covering everything from the alphabet and numbers to making small talk, planning a trip, and changing money. You'll also discover the basics of Hebrew blessings and prayer, as well as the significance of the holy days.
Pick up Hebrew the easy way --through actual conversations
Features dialogues by native Hebrew speakers
Allows you to hear Hebrew as it's really spoken
Reinforces lessons from the book
Get smart !
About the Author
Jill Suzanne Jacobs, MA, is a writer, Jewish educator, and part of the editorial team of MyJewishLearning.com. She has taught and helped create course materials for Hebrew and Jewish studies classes.