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Colloquial Hebrew : the complete course for beginners
Lyttleton, Zippi, 1949-
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Publication Information:
London : New York : Routledge, [2004]

Physical Description:
vi, 392 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Added Author:
Format :


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Material Type
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PJ4569 .L95 2004 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
PJ4569 .L95 2004 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Colloquial Hebrew provides a step-by-step course in Hebrew as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Hebrew in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

Key features include:

progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills

structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar

an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises

realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios

useful vocabulary lists throughout the text

additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries

Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, "Colloquial Hebrew" will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Hebrew.

Course components:

The complete course comprises the book and audio materials. These are available to purchase separately in paperback, ebook, CD and MP3 format. The paperback and CDs can also be purchased together in the great-value Colloquials pack.

Paperback: 978-0-415-24048-2 (please note this does not include the audio)

CDs: 978-0-415-30260-9

eBook: 978-0-203-98726-1 (please note this does not include the audio, available from

MP3s: 978-0-415-47087-2 (available from

Pack: 978-0-415-43159-0 (paperback and CDs)

For the eBook and MP3 pack, please find instructions on how to access the supplementary content for this title in the Prelims section."

Table of Contents

1 Reading and Writing Hebrew
2 Peter Arrives in Isreal
3 Can We Meet?
4 It's a Very Popular Restaurant
5 One Big Family
6 Shopping at the Mall
7 Making Arrangements
8 On the Road on Time
9 Home Sweet Home
10 Sport and Culture
11 Driving Down to the Dead Sea
12 At the Doctors
13 In Jerusalem
14 "Hold the Back Page!" Media and Communications
Key to Exercises
Quick Grammar Reference
Prepositions Chart
Verb Glossary
Herbrew-English Glossary
English-Hebrew Glossary