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First thousand words in Hebrew

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About this book

First thousand words
First thousand words in Hebrew

  • A classic bilingual English/Hebrew word book, illustrated with busy scenes and labelled pictures to help children learn key Hebrew vocabulary.
  • Includes an explanation of the Hebrew alphabet and an English/Hebrew word list. Words are written in Hebrew, with a pronunciation guide in Roman letters.
  • Readers can hear how to pronounce all the words by listening to a native speaker on the Usborne Quicklinks website.

Reader Reviews

My Hebrew Starter Kit
I chose this book to get me started on the road to speaking and reading Hebrew. With a thousand words under my belt it has helped immensely when moving onto grammar and sentence construction. I recommend this book as your starting point. My kids were highly amused to be seeing me reading what they thought was a child's book. I got quite a few looks on the London Underground too! Don't be put off by the child friendly appearance. Everyone has to start somewhere. How many words do you know in Hebrew?

Stephen Phillips, 5th March 2013
Even though I have not purchased this book, I have used it at the house of a friend of mine, and think that it is extremely useful.

Rachel, 6th November 2008

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