Hebrew World - Hooked on Hebrew offers multimedia learning of the Modern & Biblical Hebrew language. This multimedia tutorial is designed to teach the basics of Biblical, rabbinic and modern Hebrew including reading, writing, and pronunciation. It provides numerous lessons, a large vocabulary, insights into ¡§hidden Hebrew¡¨. It is mainly word based rather the more grammatical lesson based and exclusively biblical Hebrew. The features include :
16 Lessons that introduce each of the 22 letters and the vowels
25 Lessons that each teach approximately 15 new Vocabulary words (i.e. the most commonly used 400 words in the Bible
Six Fun Games
Speed-Drill:enforce letter recognition skills
Teach the 12 Tribes
Hebrew Phone - Practice Dialing a Spoken Phone Number
Israeli Signs - help translate the actual signs from Israel after their English words were painted over
Many exercises that drill you on each new letter
Includes discussion of the meaning and symbolism of each Hebrew letter
Practical progressive teaching method, starts slow
Perfect For Beginners And Children or college students - NO prior knowledge of Hebrew required
Teaches in detail what many Hebrew courses gloss over on one or two pages
Perfect supplement for other Hebrew courses
After the last lesson, you will be able to read any of the included Kidushim (blessings) or sample scriptures. Practice Readings include Torah (Books of Moses) and Psalms, Adon Olam, etc...
Includes commonly used ¡§synagogue words¡¨
Includes exercises and visuals to help you distinguish look-alike letters
For any Hebrew word on the screen, click the left mouse button to get the English transliteration (pronunciation) and the right mouse button for the English translation (meaning). This feature not available in any printed book! Saves lots of time flipping back and forth through pages and to the Hebrew dictionary.
Immediate Vowel-Chart available from any screen
Includes 6 Fonts that teach you how to read book-style, hand-printed, hand-written (cursive), Rashi, and Ancient Hebrew (with vowel markings on each). Fonts can be used in any Windows based word processor.
Documentation includes print-out of all letters and vowels in most fonts and a brief introduction to Hebrew as well as a list of all the books of the Hebrew Bible.
Has over 325 online screen pages of information and interactive exercises