Hebrew alphabet letters against a white backgroundWednesdays and Fridays, May 30 - July 11
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Start speaking Hebrew! Learn the foundations of Hebrew literacy and pronunciation. Designed for those with no Hebrew background or those who want to refresh their basic Hebrew skills, this course teaches you to read and write the aleph-bet with vowels, compose simple sentences, count, and greet someone. Space is limited! 

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    Expand your Hebrew conversational skills! Review your aleph-bet and expand your basic vocabulary as you start to read short stories. Learn to exchange personal information, talk about the weather and the classroom experience, the seasons, food, and shopping. This course builds on the present tense and introduces the past tense. Prerequisite: Hebrew Intro or equivalent.

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    The Hebrew power hour! This course teaches you to start reading without vowels and begin describing things using adjectives. Learn to talk and write about family, order from a restaurant menu, and tell a story in the past tense or present tense. Prerequisite: Hebrew Aleph 1 or equivalent.

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    Improve your Hebrew grammar, expand your vocabulary and improve your reading, writing and conversational skills. Learn to tell time, describe a person’s likes and dislikes, and talk about future plans. Prerequisite: Hebrew Aleph 2 or equivalent.

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    Create descriptive stories and dialogues in writing and aloud. Your conversation is supported by new grammar lessons and vocabulary enrichment. Prerequisite: Hebrew Bet 2 or equivalent.

    a woman holds a menu and orders from a server in a restaurantThis course is designed for students who are looking to advance their conversational skills beyond the classroom. In this course, you will be doing a variety of hands-on activities – all in Hebrew! Cooking, art, dining in a restaurant and movie night are just some of the activities through which you’ll learn Hebrew using all your senses. Prerequisite: Gimel 2 or Placement interview.

     

    This course is designed for near-native speakers who have lived in Israel and/or have studied Hebrew extensively elsewhere. This is a lively, fast-paced conversation group: meet new people and discuss relevant, topical subjects in a flexible curriculum that you help shape. Readings are sometimes presented as triggers for dialogue, but are offered in Hebrew and in transliteration. Prerequisite: placement interview.

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    Yiddish webiconFor those who have have some prior Yiddish background, this intermediate-level course will help you develop and broaden your Yiddish abilities. Build on your conversational and literary skills with class discussions and projects, Yiddish songs, and engaging readings from modern Yiddish literature. Presented with the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto’s Committee for Yiddish. Prerequisite: Yiddish Beginners, or Placement interview

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    Contact & Info

    750 Spadina Ave. (at Bloor), Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J2

    Phone: 416.924.6211
    Fax: 416.924.0422
    Email: info@mnjcc.org

    Charitable registration:
    140344243 RR0001

    Wheelchair Accessible

    The MNjcc is committed to accessibility. Please let us know in advance if you have any accommodation needs:

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