WHAT'S MY LEVEL?
Beginners: If you do not know how to read the Hebrew alphabet or know any Hebrew at all.
All others: For all other levels, please call 310-717-3458 so we can do an over-the-phone placement test and help you determine your level.
Switching levels: You may switch levels any time during the semester if you feel the current level is not right for you.
BASIC READING: Learn to speak, understand, read, and write modern Hebrew. You will converse from the first lesson. Knowledge of the Aleph Bet is not required.
BEGINNER: Continuation of reading basic. You will build your vocabulary and gain confidence in utilizing all four language skills: speaking, understanding, reading, and writing. Emphasis is on developing confidence and ability to speak.
INTERMEDIATE ALEPH: Practice and expand your skills and vocabulary. Develop your skills in utilizing the present tense and infinitives.
INTERMEDIATE BET: Continue to develop your skills and ability to speak Hebrew fluently.
ADVANCED ALEPH: Study the past tense in more “binyanim” (Hebrew paradigms) and verb conjunctions as you continue to build your speaking skills.
ADVANCED BET: Continue to expand your skills and vocabulary and learn Hebrew literature and Israeli media.
ADVANCED GIMMEL: Read a wide variety of material and improve your comprehension and conversation skills.