Frequently Asked Questions

General

Our handpicked Hebrew teachers are all native speakers, live and work in Israel, and have college level degrees in language tuition. Our pedagogic team, the people who write the programs, includes world renowned leaders in Hebrew language studies.

Certainly. If you have friends that wish to take one of our courses, just leave their name & number with us and we will give them a call. For every friend, you will receive a $10 credit you can use for your course tuition or our supplemental products. If they register for the course, you both will receive a 10% discount from the course tuition.

 

In addition, family members will get up to 50% discount on course tuition. Get more info

If you’re not sure which course to take, an evaluation of your current skill level can be performed online by you or during a phone conversation with an eTeacher counselor.

 

Our pedagogical staff reviews the results of the level test and makes sure that you will be studying with a group at a similar skill level to yours. Get more info

eTeacher utilizes advanced technology so that you can enjoy the best of all worlds; learning with the best language teachers, in LIVE online lessons, without leaving the comfort of your own home. eTeacher’s virtual classes are conducted via live video conferencing technology.

 

Students can see the teacher through a web cam and can talk with the teacher and other class members using a complimentary headset & microphone provided by eTeacher upon registration.


Lesson material is presented via a multimedia application on each student’s computer screen. Study materials include content that has been developed specifically for online learning by academic experts. All eTeacher lessons are conducted online in small groups (6-8 students) or in private sessions (one-on-one). Classes are scheduled based on students' locations, time zones and personal preferences. get more info

On top of your weekly lesson you also have the following things to help you with your studying:

 

Weekly personal session: a personal online meeting with the teacher during which the student can ask questions or seek clarification about the course material.

 

A 24/7 Question and Answer forum for students to post inquiries and receive replies about course-related issues.

 

Homework checkup: Homework is checked by staff members and returned to the student via email or eTeacher's LMS (Learning Management System). In some cases, homework answers are also available for download. Get more info

The classroom is virtual, the teacher is live. The backbone of eTeacher’s system is our virtual classrooms and real live teachers, teaching in real-time. Lesson content is delivered by voice, video and "shared whiteboard" technology.

 

Live video enables the student to see the teacher during the lesson, and the teacher can see every student who has a web cam (optional). Teacher and students speak using the microphones on their PC headsets. Get more info

Courses

Courses open every month. Classes are available during the week and on Sundays, during the morning, afternoon, and evening hours.

Information about course prices, payments plans, dates and local time is available on our online registration form, second page. Fill in the details in the first page including Country and State, press Next and you will see the class schedule in your time zone and course prices.

eTeacher accepts all major international credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express). Students can also use PayPal or transfer the money directly into the company’s bank account.

Alternatively you are welcome to speak with an academic advisor so they can walk you through the procedure.

eTeacher provides the following language courses: Modern Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew, Yiddish, Biblical Aramaic, Chinese and English.

Our Modern Hebrew courses are equivalent to Ulpan courses. At the end of the first beginner’s level course you will have learned the Hebrew alphabet and acquire 500 useful Hebrew words that you can use in a basic conversation.

 

You will also learn to read and write short and simple texts. As you advance through the levels, your reading, writing and speaking skills will improve significantly.

 

By the end of the final advanced level course you will be able to express yourself and understand fluent Hebrew, as well as read a Hebrew newspaper and surf Hebrew sites on the internet.

Yes. eTeacherHebrew offers a special Hebrew for Kids course suitable for students at the ages of 5-16 (classes are divided according to age), whose native language is not Hebrew and have either no prior knowledge or a little knowledge of the language.

 

The students should have experience in reading and writing in their native language and be interested in learning Hebrew. Click here for more information.

The best way to continue improving your language skills is to take advantage of our multi-level programs and continue to the next level.

 

In addition, eTeacherHebrew has a rich Hebrew Language Toolbox with over a dozen tools to help you learn and improve your Hebrew and stay connected to Israel. These tools include a monthly newsletter, blog, online seminars and much more.

 

These useful and professional tools have been written by top Israeli Hebrew teachers.

Also, check out our online store for a variety of supplemental products and our Self Study Courses designed for independent Hebrew studies. Get more info

Yes. eTeacher’s system works on PC or Mac and any operating system. So if you have high-speed internet connection, you are all set. In the need future we will also support all mobile devices including iPod, iPhone and Android OS. Get more info

When you sign up, you let us know your preferred time and we do our best to fit you into the time slot of your choice.

 

Once the course starts the schedule for group lessons does not change. However, if you prefer a flexible schedule you may choose to sign up to a private lesson instead of a group class. In a private lesson you are free to schedule your lessons with your teacher to suit your needs. Get more info

In case you need to miss a class, all of the lessons are recorded and kept on our servers, so you can always login and view the recordings at your convenience. Get more info

Your username and password can be used on one computer at a time. This means that you can connect to your lesson from any computer anywhere in the world.

 

So basically, you are not limited by time zone or location. If you are traveling, and, just contact us in advance, so we’ll calculate the time difference for you.

To sign up simply fill the signup form and one of our academic advisor will contact you back shortly

 

Or call the number provided for your location:
By phone Toll free number from USA and Canada: 1-800-316-3783
France: 09 75 17 88 43
Russia: 8-10-8002-7741012
Germany: 0800-181-3058
Brazil: +55-1139583801
Worldwide: 1-646-200-5822

Even though you can perform a level evaluation test prior to the beginning of the course, If you find, once the course has started, that the level is too easy or too difficult you can always transfer to a different level. Get more info

Our teaching method uses a friendly technology of videoconference, which means that you sit at home in front of the computer and see the teacher live on your computer screen.

You can hear and speak through microphone and speakers and actively participate in class. The course is very interactive.

Besides interacting with the teacher you will be able to interact with your fellow class mates who will be in the exact same level as you are. get more info

Yes. If for some reason you must put your course on hold, you can get back to a different class at a later time, but of-course that may hurt your learning flow. Get more info

When you sign up, you let us know your preferred time and we do our best to fit you into the time slot of your choice.

 

We do not recommend switching classes once the course starts, because that would place you in a different class with a new teacher, and may influence your learning flow. Get more info

Not at all. The system is very easy to use and in any case, you will receive clear written instructions that will guide you how to use the program. Get more info

Webinars

You can use this 'Time Zone Converter' to find out the starting time of your webinar in your time zone by entering the webinar time and choosing your local time zone.

All of our prescheduled webinars are FREE.

Click 'Remove' at the button of the next email you receive from us.

You can find a link to the Webinar under 'Useful links' inside your Student Locker.

Yes, you are welcome the join our Modern Hebrew webinar by clicking on this link: http://eteacherbiblical.com/webinar

Yes. Click here to access recordings of Modern Hebrew webinars.