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Speak Hebrew with English Words

teacher avatar Rachel Levi, E-Vreet means Hebrew

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12 Lessons (27m)
    • 1. How this course works

    • 2. Lesson 1: Greetings

    • 3. Lesson 2: I, I am

    • 4. Lesson 3: You, You are

    • 5. Lesson 4: Yes

    • 6. Lesson 5: No, not

    • 7. Lesson 6: He, He is

    • 8. Lesson 7: Professions

    • 9. Lesson 8: You're tired, why?

    • 10. Lesson 9: She, She is

    • 11. Lesson 10: Family Members

    • 12. Conclusion

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About This Class

This is a starter course that helps you begin speaking Hebrew.  We use English words that roughly sound like Hebrew words to get you started.  You will be speaking full sentences and responding to simple questions.  You will learn how to greet and introduce yourself and others. You will actually be able to have a short conversation in Hebrew just with English words (sort of).  Have fun.  That's what it's all about. 

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Rachel Levi

E-Vreet means Hebrew


Hello, I'm Rachel.  I have studied Linguistics and Applied Linguistics or how people learn languages. I have taught EFL and trained teachers. I facilitated training seminars in Business English. I have studied Biblical Hebrew for four years and taught courses. I have been coaching students in Biblical Hebrew for three years. I have lived in the East for 15 years where I travelled to Israel. I am also an instructional designer, which means I design courses for busy people like you who need to take courses online. I use what you already know to guide you into the Hebrew language and make it alive for you.  

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1. How this course works: Shalom and welcome to learn Hebrew with English words. The introduction. This course has 10 lessons. The first course is going to teach you how to say hello and goodbye in Hebrew, and then you're going to learn how to say I and I am in Hebrew. And the third lesson you learn how to say you are you are and the fourth lesson. You'll learn how to say yes and making a sentence in tow. Affirmative. And the fifth lesson. You will learn how to say no or not. It's the same word. How to make a sentence negative. And then, in the sixth lesson, you'll learn how they say the third person pronoun, which is he seventh lesson. You're gonna learn some now owns for professions. And then in the eighth lesson, you'll learn how to ask why. And in the ninth lesson, you'll learn the third person pronoun in the feminine form for she. And then in the 10th lesson, you'll learn about the family members and have them make sentences with them. Each lesson will have the following format are present the English word, and then I'll present the Hebrew word and then you'll be able to practice using the target work and dialogues. Then remember, what can you read? Reviewing the words from previous lessons in the dialogues? And then finally, at the very end, I'll just show you what the word looks like in Hebrew script. And just for fun, I I don't go into the, ah, Hebrew alphabet or anything, but just in case you would like to look at it. No, now what I do here to distinguish between the Hebrew word in the English word as I used the Legos, which I use, and one my other courses. So any time you see a blue Lego it, that is a Hebrew word, even though it looks like it's English. It's a Hebrew word, and on the other hand, if you see a red Lego, then that's the English word. During the dialogues, I am going to take some syllables and put them in red. I call them the power sellable, or the syllable that you stress most of time. Hebrew will stress the last syllable, so if you remember, when you see red to really give that sellable, the power will start to sound. Israeli Hebrew has pure vows. I'll show you what that means. Let's look at the 1st 1 It's Ah as an father, and number two is O as in low. But it's short. It's not a dip thong, so you don't say Lou. It's like no, okay, and this comes with practice. The thing about pronunciation is that pronunciation is caught and not taught. But I'm just bringing these things to the light so you can get an idea. Number three. If you see at the I. It's not like it isn't English, like it would be like seed e Sound. And then there is the E, which is a let sound. And then we have the U as in food, but it's short to its do. Okay, so that's what you'll be hearing. So just when you use the English words, just sound a bit is really like that and you'll be OK 2. Lesson 1: Greetings: Shalom and welcome toe Learn Hebrew with English words. Lesson one. Shalom is one of those Hebrew words that is in the English language. You probably know that Shalom means peace. We also use it to say hello and goodbye, Chalone, Chalone to give the Hebrew accent stress the last syllable with a long, pure O Hebrew legs to give the power to last syllable. Shalom, Chalone, Chalone, Ben Shalom, Tikva. So long burn. Chalone Shalom is a very important word in Hebrew. It doesn't just mean peace, but it's about your health, welfare and safety. That is why, when Israelis ask you how they are, they literally say, How is your piece or how is your Chalone? You'll learn how to say that and Hebrew later. 3. Lesson 2: I, I am: Shalom and welcome to learn Hebrew with English words. Lesson to. In this lesson, you'll learn how to say I or I am in Hebrew, and the way that you say I am or I in Hebrew is a knee, you know, just like a knee. I or I am a neat an American football. When a coach wants the attention off all the players, he'll say, Give me a knee and that would be the same thing as I or I am noticed that modern Hebrew doesn't need to have the word to be there. We'll go over that later. Hebrew is simple. When you want to introduce yourself, you just need to say une with your name. Une Tikva une Avraham. I need a hill, Honey, ya did remember Hebrew likes to give the power to that last syllable on knee. It's even better if you had Shalom Shalom une Tikva Chalone une Avraham Shalom une graphical Chalone a need ya did. Now introduce yourself and tell me your name in Hebrew 4. Lesson 3: You, You are: Shalom and welcome to learn. Even eat with English words. Listen, three notice how I changed at the Hebrew and I put evil eat. You know why did that? Well, that's because every two means Hebrew in Hebrew. So I thought that you'd like to know that in this lesson we're going to start with ladies first on the teaching. How does say you in the feminine way and is very simple. It's just the word at, you know, women at work or at home or outside. They are always ladies. So that's the simple English word at means you for the feminine in Hebrew. Shalom Tikva. I need a sippy shalom at Eddie. A need to be Shalom at root Anita like that. OK, Now, you guys, it's time to learn how to say you in the masculine form, and you just added a to the end. I think you can handle that, right? So it's gotta remember you always put that punch on the last syllable. Uh huh. So long at our Ben. I need Ben die. You read une yad shalom a Todd Daveed Unni Danielle Art Atika A neither. Hell, Shalom Art Sarah, I need to be Shalom a tad Adede Ani Ben Shalom A top bend une ben 5. Lesson 4: Yes: shalom and learn even eat with English words lesson for Well, I brought this gentleman in to teach you a new word in Hebrew. A very important word. It's the word. Yes. And the way you say yes. And Hebrew is Ken Shalom. God, Zippy can a need tippy at a chippy can. Une tippy Jerome at that. Ben can a need, Ben a top Ben can I need Ben Shalom Attack Ken turned une gun Shalom atop Bend again. I need Ben di ya did Can a need gathered? Shalom Atar Danielle Gun now a need Danielle at Russian can a near ahead Chalone at TP Can I need to be Shalem atop in. Can I need Ben? 6. Lesson 5: No, not: learn anybody Eat with English words. Lesson five Hebrew just has one word for no or not in the negative. And that is low. As you might see, Ben is pretty low there. So what you want to do in here? Ooh, is that you want to give the vows a nice, pure sound? There aren't any dip fogs in Hebrew as there are in English. So you don't say low. We say, Look, OK, you got it. Look, that means no or not. Look, try it. I can hear you do it again. That's good. Shalom at Tikva. No, I need tippy shallow at a big girl. No, I mean tippy Shalom. Atar Ariel lo une low aerial on he Ben Atar Jared Law Any low Jared on the Yared at Zippy No une low zippy on the Mississippi. Okay. Shalom Chippy shalem attack died law une low Daveed a need and yell at Tica Lo une low pick for anemia. Hell, Shalom Daniel shall bloom at Sarah. No, honey Losada A need tp at Russia law. I need Tikva. Shalom Chippy shalom A car slow mo Lo une Loesch Loma Une then shall Loma anemia red. Look at low. Yeah, Red. I thought been Shalom Anita Hell. Law at lower held at Tikva 7. Lesson 6: He, He is: Shalom and welcome to learn every two with English words. Lesson 50 Lou, Lesson six. This is going to be a very interesting lesson. You will learn how to say he in Hebrew. The Hebrew word for he sounds just like an English word. You won't believe this. Are you ready? Because this is really going to be funny. The Hebrew word for he sounds just like the word who? I'm not making this up. We're going to spell it. H o just so you don't get confused. Une Yared Who been shalom Yard? Who? Ben Shalom. Avraham. Ken who? Ben. Can I need Ben who been no Aneel open on me being you coming? Who been Ken? Who been No, I need low pen. I need being a mean notice that Ben is growing up here. He wants be noon as his full name and English. It's Benjamin, but in Hebrew it's being a me who? Ben Low. Who? Low Ben Hu Bin. You mean Can une pina mean Binyamin Who? Danielle. Ken Tikva Who? Danielle Who? Bruce Willis Who? Daniel Radcliffe. Who? Adam Sandler would Justin Bartha? Who? Einstein Who? Christiano Granado, Adam Sandler Know who Law Adam Sander. Who? Bruce Willis Who? Harry Potter, though, Who know? Harry Potter. Who? Daniel Radcliffe. Who? Einstein Low Who? Low Einstein, who been goody on? So now you know what the Hebrew word for he looks like in Hebrew and you pronounce it Who? 8. Lesson 7: Professions: learning Read with English words. She ought seven. Ah, notice how I slipped in the Hebrew word for lesson. It's simple. It's just two words that you already know she and or and you put it together and you get the Hebrew word for lesson. She or there is a Hebrew word for the male student that is the same as in English. But just remember to put the power on the last syllable. Student Kenya Mean Who? Student alone? We added Binyamin who? Student Chalong Danielle again Ben Hu student can a needs to dent Shalem une professore Who profits soared. Who love Shalom, My dad off Moshe can a new off Moshe Who? Pop star Who? Sandler Shar loan. Danielle Atoz Student No Rachelle Une low student Une professor Mathematica No. A being you mean at us to Dent Can I needs to Dante Greet Shalom atop Professor Gun Rochelle Une professore historia Who? Danielle Again? Who? Danielle. Danielle who? Physiotherapist Lo Tikva. A new low physiotherapist Une professor 9. Lesson 8: You're tired, why?: Shalom learned even eat with English words she or eight muzzled off in learning to speak every eat Shalom, You may remember me in the course. Learn Hebrew with Legos. In Israel, we say mazal tov to congratulate someone in Israel. We say mazel tov to congratulate someone. It literally means luck. Good. So tough means good. Mm. Being a mean attacked off Kenya Had I need off on me I f gamma une i f t o une key une student Shalom yah Ah Anemia. Shalom lama at I f llama llama key on me. Professor Shalom rav Moshe Oh, Anemia Lama Atar I have any rev any lawyers? Chalong grab Moshe attire Kenro hell on e I f who Pop star who lawyer if shallow madam at r i f oy Ananiev Chalone Danielle I thought student Laura hell une low student Any Professore mathematica. I thought I You have again une ev a binyamina that I have law une lawyer If 10. Lesson 9: She, She is: Shalom and welcome to learn even heat with English words. She your number nine In this lesson, you will learn how to say she and Hebrew Here is where he route gets funny again. Ready for this? When you want to say she and Hebrew, you say he So let's just spell it. H e So is not to get confused. I'm a she in English but a he in Hebrew. He held he took on the lo fi Lo Hannah he take the he ticked the can he take the You know him? Can he headed he route? No, he low route. He take the He's ahead. He Esther he load beef ca lo fi Lo bika. He Esther! He Rifka again. He Rifka! He route! Can he route? Who eats ack Rabin can? Who eats mackerel in? He go down my year. Can he go the my here? Who? Binyamin Netanyahu again? Who being a minute and Yahoo 11. Lesson 10: Family Members: Shalom learned either it with English words, she or number 10. In this lesson, you're gonna learn about family words. The Hebrew word for sun is been honey Benlolo top a knee bent off Binyamina atop bent off. Ah, I need bent off. Be damning. Who went off? The Hebrew word for Dodger is bat a name. Batalova can kick va at Batalova Tikva. He Batalova golf being a mean any about? Oh, can a ba about golf? Uh, North Avraham Atar Abour dove stuff Amber After Amber Dove, uh, thought in English, we might say ma for mother and he route just at an e like email. Emma Ben, do you have the Hebrew word for Mother Emma on ET marked over can at imma Tova cough Emma at Emma TOBA. He came out of that again. He a motto that a need I Effa notice that if a woman says she's tired, she has to put the A at the end. They are so it's a knee i e. Effa Emma Lama at Yet for key Une Emma. That's why it's always good to have a Shabbat, because when you're tired, you get to rest for the whole day. That is after McMeel. So we just wish you a Shabbat shalom and thank you for taking this course and we've run full circle. Were using the word shalom again. So remember now you can wish everyone as it's the sun comes down on Friday night, a Shabbat shalom. 12. Conclusion: Shalom and welcome to the good conclusion of Learn Hebrew with English words. At the beginning of this course, you might have looked at this lesson plant and thought, How am I gonna learn all this? How'm I gonna be able to use all these words in sentences? But she did. You learned that Shalom means hello or goodbye. And you also learned the Hebrew word une means I or I am. Then you learned that in Hebrew that there are two different ways of saying you, ah, feminine way are masculine way like that for the masculine, or opt for the feminine. And then you learned the word Ken means yes. And the Hebrew word low means no or not. You also learned how to give a short look and not low, but though to me no or not. Then we had the funny one where we found out that the way to say he in Hebrew is to say who and if you looked at the link, I have a link on Abbott and Costello learning Hebrew. Then you got to use a knee with some professions like student, Professor, Rev, Pop star and Sandler. And then you learned Lama means why. And then you learned If you put too endless letters together, I and F you get the Hebrew word for tired. So the Hebrew word for tired is if a knee I up, that's only for the masculine. Then you learned that there is an important word that means the exact opposite in Hebrew. So when you want to say she and Hebrew, you say he I thought the family members lesson was my favorite and you learned that. Son, if you want to say son in Hebrew, you say, Ben, if you want to say daughter, you say bad and we got the word father from the name over, hum off and then we got mother from E and then Ma, and we have Emma. Then, through the expression Massad off, you learned how to say good in Hebrew. And then you also learned, though, when it is feminine, it's still back. Now, when you look at these 10 lessons, you know that you know what these words mean and you know how to put them in sentences. And so now what you can do is study up and get ready for the exam. Shallow