Shalom! You’re about to start learning Hebrew and immersing yourself in this unique language and culture. Our Israeli teachers will guide you in this exciting experience and hold your hand, while you take your first steps.
Our beginners course will give you a strong foundation in Hebrew. We start by learning the use and sound of all the Hebrew letters and vowels, which paves the way to speaking, reading and writing easily. By the end of the course, you will know 400 new words, basic syntax, verbs in present tense and numbers. We teach Hebrew with a taste of Israel, making learning a fun and successful experience!
When do our courses start?
We have a few starting dates so you can choose the class that best suits your schedule. Our next class starts on Sunday, March 14 at 11:00 AM. If you are interested in one of our classes click on the schedule below to start the registration process.
Select your preferred class time
All times are in GMT+-6
Sun, Mar 14
Mon, Mar 15
Tue, Mar 16
Wed, Mar 17
Thu, Mar 18
14 Mar 2021 - 14 Nov 2021Starts at 11:00am | GMT+-6Weekly, Class duration: 60 minEnroll now
18 Mar 2021 - 18 Nov 2021Starts at 11:55am | GMT+-6Weekly, Class duration: 60 minEnroll now
14 Mar 2021 - 14 Nov 2021Starts at 12:00pm | GMT+-6Weekly, Class duration: 60 minEnroll now
15 Mar 2021 - 15 Nov 2021Starts at 12:00pm | GMT+-6Weekly, Class duration: 60 minEnroll now
16 Mar 2021 - 16 Nov 2021Starts at 12:00pm | GMT+-6Weekly, Class duration: 60 minEnroll now
17 Mar 2021 - 17 Nov 2021Starts at 12:00pm | GMT+-6Weekly, Class duration: 60 minEnroll now
14 Mar 2021 - 14 Nov 2021Starts at 12:10pm | GMT+-6Weekly, Class duration: 60 minEnroll now
15 Mar 2021 - 15 Nov 2021Starts at 1:00pm | GMT+-6Weekly, Class duration: 60 minEnroll now
14 Mar 2021 - 14 Nov 2021Starts at 5:00pm | GMT+-6Weekly, Class duration: 60 minEnroll now
16 Mar 2021 - 16 Nov 2021Starts at 5:05pm | GMT+-6Weekly, Class duration: 60 minEnroll now
16 Mar 2021 - 16 Nov 2021Starts at 6:00pm | GMT+-6Weekly, Class duration: 60 minEnroll now
14 Mar 2021 - 14 Nov 2021Starts at 8:05pm | GMT+-6Weekly, Class duration: 60 minEnroll now
Course main takeaways
This course is worth 2 credits at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
$157 USD monthly for 8 months
Fully refundable within 7 days from registration. To see our full cancellation policy click here.
In our first class you’ll start learning how to introduce yourself in Hebrew. You will also learn to recognize, write, and use the first 6 letters of the Hebrew Aleph Bet.
I am a Student, You are a Student
In this unit, you’ll get more into the skills involved with initiating a conversation, you will expand your vocabulary and learn some more Hebrew letters.
Where Do You Live?
This unit will continue to expand your Hebrew vocabulary with the aim of strengthening your ability to converse. At the end of this unit, you should be able to conduct a basic Hebrew conversation. You’ll also be taught how to answer typical questions that might arise in day to day interactions. By the end of this unit, you and your teacher will be engaged in your first interactive dialogue.
What’s This? Who’s that?
In Hebrew, every object is assigned a gender, either male or female. In this unit, you’ll learn how to identify an object as either male or female and how to describe them in plural form. As always, we’ll continue working on expanding your vocabulary.
We study Hebrew
In Hebrew, there are ten different personal pronouns. In this unit, you’ll get to know all of them, along with their different uses. You will also learn how to conjugate verbs in plural form.
From Alef to Tav
In this unit we will review the vocabulary you learned in the previous units and summarize the topic of the alphabet: we will read, write, and recall the letters’ names and sounds. We will also learn the order of the letters in Hebrew and the Nikkud symbols.
He reads a newspaper and she talks on the phone
In this unit, you will learn the Hebrew verb system. We’ll get to know everyday and useful verbs, and learn how to use and conjugate them for use in present tense (for example: he reads a book, they read a newspaper).
I want to study
In Hebrew, unlike English and many other languages, verbs are organized into various categories. This unit will introduce you to different verb categories. We will also introduce the concept of infinitive in Hebrew.
Coffee with milk, please
In this unit, you’ll learn how to be polite in Hebrew and how to handle yourself in various situations that require politeness, like ordering a cup of coffee. Even better, we’ll teach you how to apologize when you forget to pay for it ☺.
Numbers: One to Ten
In this unit, you will learn the numbers 0 through 10; you will also learn how to say your phone number in Hebrew and how to request a phone number from the information service.
What is the time?
In this unit, you will learn to tell the time in Hebrew and to describe your daily routine.
There is no wine, but there is beer
Here we will learn the words pertaining to the existence of items and the special sentence structures that result from using these words. We’ll have some fun practicing using some typical restaurant interactions.
Where are you going?
In this unit, we'll add new question words (where to? why?) and practice all the question words we have accumulated. We will also learn some new verbs including “to be”, and the concept of “which” in Hebrew.
Throughout the lesson, we will accompany Amir and Sharon in their attempts to go to the movies, to satisfy their hunger, and in sharing their thoughts about work.
What's your name?
In this unit, we will expand our presentation abilities and tell what we have or don't have. We will also learn about the days of the week.
Would you like to meet Shirley?
In this unit, we will go to a birthday party and will be introduced to some new verbs. We will also learn a preposition that is unique to the Hebrew language “את”.
In this unit, we will learn how to count from 1-100 and how to say our age. We will also discuss what you can give someone who has everything.
He can't be here because he has to run
In this unit we will learn to count feminine objects. We will also study some new verbs.
How many siblings do you have?
In the unit we will first learn how to count masculine objects, then we will learn to conjugate the preposition "של" in singular, and then we will learn to identify family members. At the end of this lesson we will know about the families of our classmates and teacher.
This is our last lesson of Ulpan 1, we will learn about the different rooms of the house and review our whole course. We will say goodbye to the teacher and to our classmates.
The registration process takes a minute and is required to secure your spot in the class.
In case you decide to cancel your participation within 7 days from registration you will be able to receive a full refund.
All our courses include
Online Forum Ask questions any time
Teachers and students have open questions regarding course topics
Access to recordings of your live lessons
Missed your live lesson? Don't worry, simply view the recording
Technical Support available 24/7
We are here to help you with any technical issue
Extra Practice Sessions
A weekly Q&A session in addition to the regular lesson
We teach live classes online: a teacher and a small group of students meet once a week through their home computer. We use video conference technology that allows live student-teacher interaction. You can fully participate in the lesson by using the microphone or the chat box.
What if I miss a lesson?
Don’t worry, all the live lessons are also recorded and available on-demand. You can review them at any time.
What qualifications do your teachers have?
All our teachers have a teaching certificate and are approved by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. They are all native Hebrew speakers, providing students with a well-rounded education in Hebrew language and Israeli culture.
What is your cancellation policy?
You may cancel your course up to 7 days after registration and get a full refund, unless your course has already started. To see our cancellation policy, click here.
In case you have decided to cancel your participation please note that virtual classrooms, like any other classrooms, have limited capacity. Demand for our classes is high and late cancellation prevent other students from obtaining a spot in the upcoming semester.
Students who wish to cancel their participation are entitled to a partial refund as seen below:
100% Refund (0% of course tuition due): Up to 7 days from the date of your registration, unless your course has already started.
75% Refund (25% of course tuition due): Cancellation prior to your 1st scheduled lesson.
25% Refund (75% if course tuition due): Up to 30 days from your 1st scheduled lesson.
0% Refund (100% of course tuition due): After 30 days from the 1st scheduled lesson.