Possible Ways for Learning Hebrew:
How can you be exposed to Hebrew and learn it? There are many ways and each one has its advantages :
Moving for a period of time to Israel. This is probably the best, you will be exposed to Hebrew all the time, you will be forced to talk with people and you will make a huge progress. This is also a very nice experience.
Being close to a Hebrew speaking person like a roommate, a partner etc. Of course you should talk with that person in Hebrew.
Attending Hebrew classes at school. This method is good in that you get a teacher who guides you. You also meet people at school so it could be fun. The trade off is that it requires dedication from your part, you should physically go to classes.
Watching TV in Hebrew. With Internet you can easily watch Israeli TV channels.
Israeli TV internet sites
Reading books- this is obvious: by reading books in Hebrew you will learn the language. At first you should choose easy ones and learn new words but with time you will be able to understand any book. You will be surprised how you can understand the plot even without knowing all the words.
Surfing Israeli sites on the Internet. This is cool because while you are on the Internet you can easily search for the meaning of the new words. Some Israeli sites.
Radio- If you are a Radio freak, listen to Hebrew speaking channels. Israeli radio sites
Music- Most people are attracted to music, and probably you like some types of music more than others. This is important because music can give you a lot of motivation to learn new words in Hebrew. If you like a song, you will repeat the lyrics many times just for fun, and then you will remember the new words. Look at this examples.
Hebrew Learning Method Books- There are lots of them in the market (Ok, not so many with Hebrew). The advantage is that the book is portable and relatively doesn´t cost much. The drawback is that with a book you will not learn to pronounce correctly. Hebrew book learning method
Internet based Learning Method. This could be a good choice. You are exposed to a lot of material and you can progress at your own rhythm, it is also a relatively cheap method for learning. The good programs like this one also contain audio recorded tracks from native speakers. After you listen to those tracks you should repeat the phrases yourself, this way you will learn to pronounce.
- Internet based Learning Method that includes the support of a
teacher, like this
Here you combine many advantges.
Note: Learning a new language is a continuous effort, there are no limits to the progress you can make, you can always improve and learn new words. It means that for the long run, you should be exposed to Hebrew in many ways and not just by using one method of learning.
steps in the language are the ones that will advance you the most,
you will pass from a situation in which you know nothing to one in
which you know
the most useful words in the language.
In everyday life we use just a
limited vocabulary in order to communicate and if you succeed to
the basic words in Hebrew you will be able to communicate at some
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