The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary is a landmark in the description of modern Hebrew. Using principles developed in English lexicography but never before applied to Hebrew, it is an essential reference for serious English and Hebrew users alike, whether students, scholars, or translators. The dictionary reflects the development of Hebrew in the twentieth century, and with over 75,000 entries offers extensive coverage of current idioms and phrases, slang and colloquialisms, technical and scientific terminology, academic discourse, legal and medical terminology, American and Australian terms, a labelling system allowing easy identification of senses, contexts, and registers.
This third edition of Modern Hebrew: An Essential Grammar is an up-to-date and practical reference guide to the most important aspects of modern Hebrew, as used by contemporary native speakers of the language. Presenting an accessible description of the language, this user-friendly text focuses on the real patterns of use today. A reference source for the learner and user of Hebrew irrespective of level, it sets out the complexities of the language in short, readable sections that are clear and free from jargon. Features of this updated edition include: * expanded coverage of nouns, verbs and adjectives * more examples throughout * a full exercise key * a glossary of grammatical terms. Well presented and easy to use, Modern Hebrew: An Essential Grammar is ideal either for independent study or for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult education.
A reference book on Modern Hebrew morphology and syntax, this describes the language as it is really spoken and written in Israel today. The author pays particular attention to functional distinctions, giving equal weight to colloquial and formal usage.
The contributions of this thematic collection center around the typology of pronominal paradigms, the generation of syntactic and semantic representations for constructions containing pronouns, and the neurological underpinnings for linguistic distinctions that are relevant for the production and interpretation of these constructions. They come from different theoretical approaches and methodological backgrounds and take into account data from a wide range of Indoeuropean and non-Indoeuropean languages. Bringing together a cross-section of recent research on the grammar and representation of pronouns, the volume offers a kaleidoscope of studies united by the common topic of pronouns as a domain of language that exemplarily shows the interaction of different components responsible for computational (syntactic and semantic), lexical, and discourse-pragmatic processes.
Colloquial Hebrewprovides a step-by-step course in Hebrew as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Hebrew in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Key features include: * progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills * structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar * an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises * realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios * useful vocabulary lists throughout the text * additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Hebrewwill be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Hebrew. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download freely in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.