Rosetta Stone Hebrew Level 1
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- Learn to read, write, and speak in Hebrew with Rosetta Stone.
- Build upon a foundation of key Hebrew vocabulary, words, and phrases.
- Rosetta Stone moves forward when you are ready. You drive the pace. You set the schedule.
- Practice live online with a native Hebrew speaking tutor, and have access to the Rosetta Stone online learning community.
- Take the Rosetta Stone experience with you while on-the-go, free 3 month trial included. Build your Hebrew language skills from your tablet and mobile devices.
- Build a foundation of fundamental vocabulary and essential language structure. Learn basic Hebrew conversational skills, including greetings and introductions, simple questions and answers, shopping and much more. Learn Hebrew today with Rosetta Stone.
- Platform: Windows 7 / XP / 8, Mac OS X
- Media: CD-ROM
- Item Quantity: 1
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Amazon.ca Product Description
Build a foundation of fundamental vocabulary and essential language structure. Gain the confidence to master basic conversational skills, including greetings and introductions, simple questions and answers, shopping, and much more.
From the Manufacturer
On Windows: 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor or Intel Atom 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks
On Mac: Intel Core Duo 1.33GHz or faster processor
1 GB of RAM or higher
3 GB free hard-drive space (per level)
1024 x 768 display resolution
Broadband Internet connection
Available port for headset with microphone (not included)
From the Manufacturer
Discover the new Rosetta Stone Level 1 experience
Millions of people around the world have already learned a new language with our award-winning approach. It's no coincidence that Rosetta Stone is the fastest way to learn a language. Our method is effective because it's more than the newest app—it's the result of decades of research into the way people learn best.
With Level 1 you build a foundation of fundamental vocabulary and essential language structure. Begin to learn and speak with confidence. Master basic conversational skills, including greetings and introductions, simple questions and answers, shopping and much more.
Rosetta Stone Level 1
Live Conversation Sessions
What will you learn?
Gain confidence by mastering basic conversational skills. This includes greetings, introductions, simple Q&A's, and much more.
Hello, how are you?
What is your name?
Nice to meet you.
Where are you from?
My name is David Brown.
This is my friend Anna.
Excuse me, do you speak Chinese?
How much does the gray sweater cost?
I am buying the sweater because I'm visiting my grandmother this afternoon.
I want to pay with a credit card.
You’ll learn through immersion—which means you’ll only hear and speak your new language. Without offering your native language for translation, our interactive immersion encourages you to learn more actively than other methods, which means you’ll be more successful.
Our advanced system presents material at the right intervals to optimize your individual learning. The curriculum is sequenced to introduce new skills in a way that stimulates your brain’s natural language learning ability.
Advanced speech recognition technology analyzes every syllable, whenever you speak.
Does the Rosetta Stone solution work?
- Millions of learners around the world have discovered a language with the Rosetta Stone solution—from individuals to corporate clients such as NASA, the US State Department, and more than 10,000 schools.
Rosetta Stone's Advanced Features
Rosetta Studio introduces you to real conversation in online sessions with language coaches who are native speakers. Supercharge your learning and experience everything communicating live has to offer.
Rosetta World is a lively online community where ramping up your language skills looks a lot like playing games. Reinforce what you've learned by having a live online chat, or facing off against new friends around the world. Chances are, you'll be having so much fun, you won't realize how much you're improving.
Rosetta Stone on the Go
Learn and practice on the go-or sync and track your progress across multiple devices. Our available mobile apps for iPad, iPhone and Android tablets and smartphones make it easy.
Ready to dive in?
If you want to learn to swim, you need to get in the water.
It's the same with learning to speak another language. Without your native language for help, you'll learn actively—which makes you more successful.
Top Customer Reviews
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
I purchased this back in January of this year to prepare for my up-coming trip to Israel in June. I did have a very small vocabulary already of some Hebrew words and phrases before I bought this. In all I would say I knew about 100 words, and short phrases such as asking someone how they are, and I did learn how to tell someone that I did not speak Hebrew and ask if they spoke English. Very basic, but still maybe more than a lot of people getting this program.
So here is what I do not like about it. I understand the importance of immersion, and there is not a speck of English in these lessons, and that is the problem, because no English also means no written English as well. When pictures are put up you will hear the Hebrew word for it, and it will also be spelled using the Hebrew Alphabet, which of course means nothing to me, or to you if you don't know Hebrew, you obviously don't know the Alphabet. It would be nice if they had a phonetic spelling of the words in English (like the Hebrew-English phrase books that I own). I find this to be a big help, being able to read the word helps me to remember and associate the picture to the word, and also helps with pronouncing it.
To be honest, I have gotten more useful Hebrew out of the Pimsleur series of introductory Hebrew. With that I can already speak complete sentences and have small conversations, and order in restaurants etc, and those I can listen to in the car, or at the gym and they cost much less. As you can see between Rosetta, Pimsleur, and my phrase books, I have taken learning Hebrew pretty seriously, and have invested a good amount on it. I won't say that I have not gotten anything out of Rosetta Stone, but it is not as magical as the adds that you may have seen make it out to be, and again, I think this may pertain to languages where the alphabet and the characters are so different from English.
The last criticism that I have is the included audio files that you get with it that you can download to iTunes. I was really excited about that until I played them. All they have is someone saying the Hebrew words from the lessons on them. Not even the English word first, then the Hebrew word so that you know what it is. It is like listening to a Hebrew movie or TV show with your eyes closed. You have no idea what the word means if you don't already know it. And if you have heard the word before but are not 100% sure on what it is, there is nothing to remind you, either you know it, or you don't, and that is confusing and frustrating. I don't know how anyone could find that useful. After about 15 minutes of listening and realizing this I didn't even bother listening to another, and went right back to my Pimsleur cd's.
Everyone learns differently, so what is not helpful for me, may be fine for you, but if you think this type of immersion learning is right for you, then go for it, because if you can learn that way, then I think you'd be rocking Hebrew in no time.
But once it was setup and I was rolling with the program...WOW. This is awesome. And it's addictive, which is what you need when you have to immerse yourself in something. With language, you won't get it unless you are just doing it all of the time. And with this program, well, it's been 2 hours and I am reluctantly going to bed now because I have to get up in 6 hours.
Also, for the person who complained about the Hebrew and it not having things spelled out so we can sound them out... Ok, maybe I am just good at this, but I am picking up how to read in Hebrew after 2 hours. I mean, you start to notice patterns in letters and sounds. Just pay attention to the Hebrew spellings when you hear the sounds. Plus, the program DOES teach you to read after a while.
Overall, this program is wonderful and I am really excited! I believe if I stick with this, I WILL learn Hebrew.
The program is good, it is a fun way to experience Hebrew.
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