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Hebrew for Dummies

Jacobs, Jill Suzanne (Book Plus CD - 2003)
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Outlines basic Hebrew grammar, and offers useful words and expressions and simplified dialogue.
Authors: Jacobs, Jill Suzanne
Title: Hebrew for dummies
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : John Wiley, 2003
Characteristics: xx, 362 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm. +,1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Statement of Responsibility: by Jill Suzanne Jacobs
Notes: On cover: A reference for the rest of us!
Accompanied by CD-ROM : Hebrew for dummies : software for the rest of us
Contents: You Already Know Some Hebrew
Taking Stock of What's Familiar
Speaking Hebrew Like a Native
Counting in Hebrew
Recognizing Tips to Help You Read Hebrew
The Nitty Gritty: Basic Hebrew Grammar
Making Sense of Hebrew Syntax
Recognizing Parts of Speech
Understanding Gender and Number
Shalom, Shalom! Meeting and Greeting
Greeting and Saying Goodbye
Making Grand Introductions
Getting Better Acquainted
Extending and Responding to Invitations
Asking Questions: The Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How
Hebrew in Action
Getting to Know You: Making Small Talk
Shootin' the Breeze
Talking About Yourself and Your Family
Chatting About the Weather
Six Days You Shall Labor: Talking About Work
Getting Addresses and Phone Numbers
Eat! Eat! You're So Thin!
Jewish Love Means Never Having to Say "I'm Hungry"
Getting Down to Business: Food, Glorious Food!
Matching Adjectives and Nouns
Taking Your Grocery List to the Market
Dining in a Restaurant
Going Shopping
Exploring Places to Shop
Selecting the Perfect Outfit
Styling Your Clothes Around the Seasons
Color Me Beautiful
Getting More Than (and Less Than) You Bargained For
Having Fun Hebrew Style
Counting the Hours and Minutes
Discovering the Days in a Week
Catching Some Culture
The Animals Went on the Ark Two by Two: Visiting the Zoo!
Spicing Up Your Sentences with Adverbs
Enjoying Your Free Time: Hobbies, Sports, and Other Fun Activities
Chatting About Your Hobbies
Playing and Watching Sports
Venturing Outdoors for Some Fun
Boogieing 'til You Drop
Talking on the Phone
Dialing Up the Basics
Asking for People and Getting the Message
Making Arrangements Over the Phone
Talking About the Past: How Was Your Shabbat?
At the Office and Around the House
Finding Your Way Around Your Job
Hanging Out at Home
Residing in an Apartment
Commanding People: Do As I Say
Hebrew on the Go
Planning a Trip
Choosing Your Final Destination (And When You Want to Go)
Coming and Going: Knowing Where You Are
Discussing the Future: Verb Forms and Popular Expressions
Getting Around: Flying, Driving, and Riding
Getting Through the Airport
Renting a Vehicle
and a Phone to Go with It
Navigating Public Transportation
Being Early or Late
Checking into a Hotel
Finding the Hotel That's Right for You
Checking In: Names, Addresses, and Room Numbers
Checking Out and Paying the Bill
Money, Money, Money
Going to the Bank
Changing Money
Flowing with the Currency
Using Credit Cards
Directing Your Objects
Where Is the Western Wall? Asking Directions
Making Sure You Don't Get Lost
Giving and Understanding Directions for Lost Souls
Keeping North, South, East, and West Straight
Handling Emergencies
Tackling Your Uncooperative Car
Doctor, Doctor: Give Me the News
Getting Help After You've Been Robbed
Sacred Hebrew
Let's Get Biblical
Figuring Out the Word Order in Biblical Hebrew
Emphasizing When God Really Meant It
Wishing, Intending, and Prohibiting
Deciphering One-Word Wonders
Counting Down the Greatest Biblical Hits
Like a Prayer
Blessing the Basics
Spiritually Speaking: Figuring Your Way Around the Prayer Book
Making Prayer Meaningful
Sacred Time, Sacred Space
Going to a Synagogue
Checking Out Holy Words for Holy Days
Ten Ways to Pick Up Hebrew Quickly
Read Hebrew Food Labels
Visit an Israeli Restaurant
Read Hebrew Publications
Check Out Israeli Videos, TV, Movies, and Music
Sing Hebrew Songs and Prayers
Listen to Hebrew Radio Programs
Surf the Internet
Join the Hebrew Lovers Society
Hang a Few Hebrew Magnets and Posters
Take a Hebrew Class
Travel to Israel
Ten Books on Hebrew You Just Gotta Have
Hebrew: The Eternal Language
The Tongue of the Prophets: The Life Story of Eliezer Ben Yehuda
The Hebrew Alphabet: A Mystical Journey
Aleph-Bet Yoga: Embodying the Hebrew Letters for Physical and Spiritual Well-Being
The Word: The Dictionary that Reveals the Hebrew Source of English
How the Hebrew Language Grew
Modern Hebrew: An Essential Grammar
Hebrew Verb Tables
Poems of Jerusalem and Love Poems
Hebrew-English/English-Hebrew Dictionaries
Ten Favorite Hebrew Expressions
Mazal Tov
B'Karov Etzlech
B'Ezrat HaShem
Yishar Koach
Kol HaKavod
Ten Great Israeli Phrases
Mah Pitom
Yesh G'vul L'Chol Ta'alul
Pa'am Shlishit Glidah
Im K'var, Az K'var
B'Shum Panim VaOfen Lo
Chaval Al HaZ'man
Chazak V'Amatz
Yehiyeh Tov
The Ten Commandments in Hebrew
Anochi Adonai Elohecha
Lo Yehiyeh Lecha Elohim Acherim. Lo Ta'aseh Le'chah Pesel
Lo Tisa Et Shem Adonai Elohecha La'Shav
Z'chor Et Yom HaShabbat L'Kodsho
Kabed Et Avicha V'Et Imecha
Loh Tirtzach
Lo Tin'af
Lo Tignov
Lo Ta'aneh Bere'acha Ed Shaker
Lo Tachmod
Verb Tables
Summary: Outlines basic Hebrew grammar, and offers useful words and expressions and simplified dialogue.
Alternate Title: Hebrew
ISBN: 0764554891
Branch Call Number: 492.4 J17h 2003
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-301) and index
Subject Headings: Hebrew language Self-instruction Hebrew language Textbooks for foreign speakers English
Topical Term: Hebrew language
Hebrew language
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Outlines basic Hebrew grammar, and offers useful words and expressions and simplified dialogue. Includes the chapter, "Sing Hebrew Songs and Prayers ."

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