Modern Hebrew

Level 5

Learning Hebrew doesn't only bring you closer to your roots and to Israel, it also allows you to discover and read beautiful Hebrew literature.

Course Description

You are already a confident Hebrew speaker, so this is the perfect time to enrich your vocabulary with Israeli idioms and metaphors.

In this advanced course you will improve your listening comprehension, speaking skills and writing ability. We will read about historical areas of Israel, different social groups and popular poetry. Through these texts you will acquire 300 new words, expressions and proverbs and verb conjugations in all tenses, which will give you a variety of ways of expressing your thoughts.

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, July 21 at 1:00 PM. If you are interested in one of our classes click on the schedule below to start the registration process.

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10 Sep 2024 - 10 May 2025 Starts at 12:15pm | GMT+-5 Weekly, Class duration: 60 min Enroll now
06 Aug 2024 - 06 Apr 2025 Starts at 2:00pm | GMT+-5 Weekly, Class duration: 60 min Enroll now

This course is accredited by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  • We partnered with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, one of the world’s leading institutes in Hebrew education, to bring you a wealth of knowledge in courses developed by renowned scholars.
  • Upon completion, you’ll receive a certificate of achievement from the Rosen School of Hebrew signed by the dean of the faculty.
  • We also offer an academic track, with 2 academic credits, which is recognized in universities worldwide. To hear more details and enroll in the academic track click here.

Syllabus Summary

  1. Aleph Beth

    Text:Aleph Beth. Grammar: The inflections of the numerals and other quantifiers

  2. I Don't Know Why

    Song: What's up with me? / Arik Einstein, Josie, Katz, Yankale Rotblit and Shalom Hanoch, Grammar: Binyan Pi’el, gizrat Ha-shlemim: present, past and infinitive Indirect speech containing interrogative sentences

  3. I Would Like You to Talk Hebrew to Me

    Grammar: Binyan Pi’el, gizrat Ha-shlemim: future and gerund Verbs expressing a wish or a request

  4. I Waited and Waited…

    Song: Michael / Miriam Yalan-Shteklis, Grammar: Binyan Pi’el, gizrat Lamed-Yod

  5. Today We Are Cooking!

    Grammar: The impersonal clause in present, past and future The comparative

  6. I Washed Up, Dried Up and Combed My Hair

    Grammar: Binyan Hitpa’el, gizrat Ha-shlemim: present, past and infinitive Letters that change places in Binyan Hitpa'el

  7. Let's Correspond by E-mail!

    Text: Communication, Grammar: Binyan Hitpa’el, gizrat Ha-shlemim: future Each other

  8. Call Me, Please

    Grammar: The inflection of the preposition “לא” The inflection of “...ל” versus The inflection of “לא” Expressing purpose using “ידכ + infinitive” or “...ש ידכ + future”

  9. I Feel Great!

    Grammar: Binyan Hif’il, gizrat Ha-shlemim Assimilation of the third root-letter נ in the first person plural past form

  10. We're Going into the Cave!

    Text: Avshalom Cave, Grammar: Binyan Nif’al, gizrat Ha-shlemim

  11. You Remember…

    Grammar: Expressing habitual actions in the past The word “ותוא” as a marker of sameness

  12. When the Head Follows the Tail

    Texts: Do not Do unto Others What You Do not Want Them to Do unto You; The Tail and the Head, Grammar: The inflections of the prepositions “לע”, “ינפל” and “ירחא”

  13. We Studied Yesterday, We Are Studying Today, and We Will Study Tomorrow

    Grammar: Binyan Pa'al, gizrat Ha-shlemim past, present and future

  14. Departure at 6 AM, And Return at 9 PM

    Text: Jericho, Grammar: The “pa’ul” passive participle The superlative

  15. The Lowest City on Earth

    Text: Jericho, Grammar: The “pa’ul” passive participle The superlative

  16. Beit Alfa’s Ancient Synagogue

    Text: Beit Alfa, Grammar: The construct form of the cardinal numbers The counter of hundreds and the counter of thousands

  17. Up the Hill and Down the Valley

    Grammar: Time expressions

  18. Sweet Memories

    Grammar: Irregular plural forms of nouns The adjectival suffix “י ”

  19. Good Night!

    Song: Good Night / Yehonatan Geffen, Grammar: Review of the grammatical topics of the course The use of present tense for describing a situation

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In case you decide to cancel your participation within 7 days from registration you will be able to receive a full refund.

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    Have a Question?

    • How does the course work?

      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?

      To read our full cancellation policy, click here.

    • Class time zones – what time do your classes start?

      We teach Sunday to Friday according to your local time zone. You are welcome to check the schedule and assign yourself to a time that’s most suitable for you.

    • Do I need to purchase special equipment for the courses?

      All you need is a working computer with an internet connection and you’re set. We work with Windows and Mac operating systems.

    • How much does it cost?

      The total tuition for the course is $1295.

    • Can I pay in installments?

      Yes, you can pay in 9 monthly installments.