https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

הגשתי בקשה להתחיל קורס של אנגלית לדוברי עברית

I applied to start an English for Hebrew speakers course! Help is appreciated. If you are Israeli-American, American-Israeli, British-Israeli, Israeli-British, Canadian-Israeli, Israeli-Canadian, etc., etc., etc., and think you can help out, בְּבַקָשָׁה לעשות כן. The more people apply, the more likely DL is to start something. Also, once they agree to it, it will move faster if there are more people involved.

PS Once they have an English for Hebrew speakers course, they may be more likely to have a Hebrew for English speakers course. I figure they may also agree more readily to have an English for Hebrew speakers course - which they haven't started yet even though Hebrew is among the 15 most commonly studied foreign languages in the United States (source: http://www.mla.org/pdf/2009_enrollment_survey.pdf) - if we start this.

Just to clarify - I applied for an ENGLISH course for Hebrew speakers. That's why the title of this discussion is in Hebrew. However, I have a ray of light to offer you guys: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/3253490 Again, I'm announcing an ENGLISH course.

Update: There is now a support group on Facebook for the English for Hebrew speakers course. https://www.facebook.com/groups/309532289445706/.

December 3, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GeniusJack

Awesome! :) I would love to learn Hebrew! :D Thank you so much!

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Penderuxxekrieg

I really hope that this happens :D

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yaniv93

I am an Israeli-American and I would love to help out with the course. I applied a long time ago and haven't heard back.

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Thanks! You applied specifically for an English for hebrew speakers course? I probably wasn't too clear about it. I added a note at the end of my initial post to clarify. ובינתיים אתה מוזמן לעקוב, אחי

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yaniv93

Actually, I applied for a Hebrew for English course, but I could help out with either one.

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Thanks. Can you apply for a English for hebrew as well? If you want, I can also apply for Hebrew for english

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yaniv93

Ok, I'll do that.

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Thanks. What do you think? Should I apply for Hebrew for english speakers? I'm willing to do that too

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VeeDrawStuff

Hebrew would be interesting to learn to read.

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Brooklyn Public Library has Mango Languages on its website for free. Try using that for a month or two, then switch to Memrise.com. That's how I'm learning to read Farsi

April 7, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/buunny

I'll be rooting for you if this happens! I want to learn Hebrew so badly!

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gabi.labuschagne

:D I have a tutor in real life! Its awesome!

December 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Micaiahsmom

really? wow that would be awsome!! i just try to learn them on here.

December 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/buunny

Same.

December 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CestunmoiToad

dude you are awesome and have gr8 jokes that is absolutely totally random

December 5, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Micaiahsmom

thanks i try ;)

December 5, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Micaiahsmom

did you just say that to make us all jealus?? ;)

December 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gabi.labuschagne

@Micaiah00 Yes and no, I was meaning I could maybe help when I was more fluent

December 5, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Micaiahsmom

oh, ok well you made me jealous anyways. ;)

December 5, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CestunmoiToad

ur jelous

December 5, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Micaiahsmom

yeah i wish i had the money to have a private tutor then i would spen it on something else ;)

December 5, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Luke_5.1991

I gave you 18 lingots. L'chaim!

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

L'chaim! Todah rabah!

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JessePaedia

Hebrew would be cool to learn.

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kumatangz

Awesome

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jack.Elliot

peace be with you

It will happen

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Amen!

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jack.Elliot

no doubt with your help

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/logica

... and once that's there and we all know our oyses, maybe Yiddish for English?

Anyway, good luck with the English for Hebrew and Hebrew for English courses!

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/henrymaxm

Hopefully Yiddish and Ladino will be added one day.

February 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Try German first

December 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/logica

Thanks, but I already know German pretty well from secondary school, and do know basic Yiddish; would just like to progress further and hope others will have a chance as well.

December 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

אַז זייט נישט בּאַזאָרגט

December 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/logica

:-) a sheynem dank!

December 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

so in the meantime, try the Yiddish academy - http://yiddishacademy.com/

April 7, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Boyslie36

Hope it will succeed, would be a very happy day for me. Have 10 lingots as my gratitude ;)

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Köszönöm! Todah!

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LingvistNesor

Yofi finally I started to learn it from learnhebrew.com but its not enough I hope you'll cultivate some team of hebrew

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

I hope so

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shelby-gabrielle

That is wonderful! ^_^

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LinZiyin

I would love to learn Hebrew on Duolingo! Have a lingot as a token of my support. :)

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Thanks

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/henrymaxm

Toda! Thank you for applying!

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Sephardic?

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/henrymaxm

Yes and a bit Ashkenazi.

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yaniv93

For some reason I can't respond to your last comment, JewishPolyglot, but I definitely think you should apply for the Hebrew for English speakers course.

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Thanks! Just did

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yaniv93

Great! I just applied to the English for Hebrew speakers course! Let me know if anyone from Duolingo emails you.

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Ok, but you let me know also if anyone emails you. בסדר אחי?

December 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yaniv93

סבבה. איפה למדת עברית?

December 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

גרתי בארץ למשך ארבע שנים, מזמן שהייתי ארבע עד קרוב לשמונה

December 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gabi.labuschagne

Lingot count to thirty :]

December 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BartiBar

I'm an Israeli , Hebrew native speaker, and I've already contributed to the English for Hebrew speakers and Hebrew for English speakers also ..

December 8, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

תודה רבה! כל הכבוד!

December 9, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BartiBar

בכיף, הבעיה שנרשמתי לפני 3 חודשים בערך..

December 9, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/loolitay

So they're finally getting it off the ground???!!! I didn't know that. That's so cool.

December 9, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hectorlqr

Shalom. Learning Hebrew is in my bucket list!

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Shalom!

December 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nblaisdell

Fantastic! Thank you! We need some non European languages represented here :P

December 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Don't they have English for Chinese speakers?

December 8, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nblaisdell

True, but no Chinese for English. I guess I should say no non European languages for English speakers.

December 8, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

They made a Turkish course since the last time we schmoozed. Does that count?

April 7, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nblaisdell

Yep! Hopefully many more to follow!

April 7, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dmor01

אני גם נרשמתי לנסות לדחוף דולינגו להוסיף עברית. אני גם מכיר הרבה מורים של עברית שיכולים לעזור

I also signed up to "try" pushing Duolingo to add Hebrew. I also know many hebrew teachers who would probably sign up if it ever gets off the ground.

December 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

הבנת שאני מדבר על קורס אנגלית לדוברי עברית? אולי זה לא היה כל כך ברור. אבל אתמול הגשתי בקשה לעברית גם כן And yeah, like I said, whoever can help will be greatly appreciated

December 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/loolitay

It's crazy--Hebrew is such a minority language in the scheme of the world, and yet it's got one of the biggest support groups on Duolingo constantly pushing for the creation of the course.

December 6, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

I'm doing English

December 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/loolitay

I understood that, but I'm talking about the response to your thread, and the many other threads I've seen on the subject.

December 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

I wish THEY understood

December 8, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/loolitay

Lol it's not a big deal, everyone is very excited about both Hebrew and English here :) Tbh I think an English-to-Hebrew course would be more useful, as Israelis usually learn English in school (although that doesn't mean that they're very good at it...), but it's very difficult to get a good Hebrew education outside of Israel. I have witnessed many, many people taking Hebrew classes and never learning anything outside of "אמא" and "אבא".

December 8, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/velvelajade

I hope they put in the vowel points for all the Hebrew, as I'm lousy at remembering the vowels and how to pronounce the Hebrew without the vowel points. I look forward to starting this course, as I should really learn Modern Hebrew.

April 7, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

G-d willing, if they let me contribute to it, I'll try to do that

April 7, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yotamfroin

It will be awesome if you add hebrew-english courses to your awesome app

June 14, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/thecheese123

They already are making a Hebrew for English course but I would love to help you since I am American-Israeli

November 8, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Please! If there isn't a support group for this endeavor on facebook already, could you make one?

November 8, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/thecheese123

ani mamash mitztaer, aval en li facebook

November 12, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/naverachman

I can help. Native in Hebrew and proficient in English.

December 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Do you have facebook?

December 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/naverachman

Sure! Search for Nave Rachman

December 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

I don't have Facebook. Could you make sure there is a support group for the not-yet-started English for Hebrew speakers course on Facebook?

December 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/naverachman

I'm not a Facebook person.. .

December 17, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Just search and see if there is one. If there is, join it and let me know who created it

December 17, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Thanks!

December 20, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AstroDynam

Hebrew and Arabic must be available for English speakers and to other language speakers to stop the war in Israel being lead by ignorance and the dark sarcasm of the filthy haters. הכוונה הכנה של האנשים צריכה להיות ברורה, לא מה שאחרים אומרים בשמם.

January 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Learning the other guy's language could lead to peace, but in this instance it won't be that easy because it's a lot more complicated than that. Don't get me wrong - I also want peace in the Middle East - but I realize that learning each others' languages is not going to change things for Israel and the Palestinian Territories, even though both parties will be able to understand the other person's language and get news directly from the source. There is a whole lot more to this situation than meets the eye. Have you checked out memri.org?

January 20, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/maeirnoam

Hi Jewishpolyglot. Here is the message I posted on your Duolingo 'wall': Hi! I am interested in helping build the English for Hebrew speakers course. I teach English for Israeli Hebrew speaking students and would really like to get this moving. Plus, I have many colleagues who'd be happy to join in and help. Happy to talk in private. Cheers

FYI: the support group on Facebook is for the Hebrew for English speakers...

February 3, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Can you make a English for Hebrew speakers support group?

February 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hilag00

הסכימו לבקשה שלך לפתוח קורס אנגלית לדוברי עברית??

May 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

בכלל לא

June 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hilag00

שמתי לב שאין שום קורס לדוברי עברית פה (אפילו לא בהכנה!!!)

May 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

אם יש לך פייסבוק, תשאל את eyalIL17 אם הוא צריך עזרה להתחיל את הקבוצה שלו

June 14, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eyalIL17

כל הכבוד על היוזמה! צריך איזה שהוא קורס בעברית, שפת הקודש לא?

June 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

כן בטח. ואתה יכול לעזור! יש לך פייסבוק?

June 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eyalIL17

כן. יש איך אוכל לעזור דרך הפייסבוק?

June 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

כן. אפשר להתחיל קבוצת תומך לקורס האנגלית לישראלים? יש כבר קבוצה לעברית לדוברי אנגלית

June 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eyalIL17

אני אוכל לפתוח קבוצה כזאת... ברגע שאפתח אעדכן . אני רק צריך לדעת מי מעוניין בקבוצה פייסבוק לאנגלית דוברי עברית. צריך מינימום חמישה נוספים שותפים לניהול הדף

June 9, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

תשאל את החברים שלך. יש גם naverachman, yaniv93,NastiaOmelik ואחרים. אין לי פייסבוק

June 9, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

טוב שהגשת בקשה! כשתתחיל את הקבוצה בפייסבוק, שים את הlink לקבוצה פה

June 14, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hilag00

אתם הגשתם בקשה נוספת לפתיחת הקורס? אם או כשתפתחו אני מאד ישמח לעזור לכם

June 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eyalIL17

הגשתי בקשה לקורס אנגלית לדוברי עברית

June 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yuval654321

Any native hebrew speakers here?

June 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eyalIL17

i am...

June 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yuval654321

הי מה נשמע חח

June 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eyalIL17

סבבה... גר/ה בארץ?

June 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yuval654321

כן (: אתה? ודרך אגב אני בת

June 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eyalIL17

כן..אהה סליחה פשוט יובל זה גם שם של בן לא ידעתי להבחין באיזה אזור בארץ?

June 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yuvyaish

That would be amazing! Help to break the language barriers! If this succeeds, it will bring all kinds of languages to us, native hebrew speakers community!

June 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

יש לך פייסבוק?

June 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yuvyaish

לא. טוויטר. האמת שיש לי חשבון פייסבוק אחד מכיתה ב' נראה לי, לא כל כך רלוונטי.

June 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

אם אתה רוצה לעקוב בטוויטר, אני @JewishTeen. אם אתה רוצה, אתה גם יכול לשטף פעולה עם אלו למעלה שמנסים להתחיל קבוצת תומך בפייסבוק

June 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/-Gypsy-

I have waited for Hebrew so long!!!cooooool

June 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

I have nothing to do with the creation of the Hebrew course which got released yesterday

June 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Omerzohar1

אני בעד!

June 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ShayPaus

ג'סיקה

August 26, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ariwestreich

אפשרי גם לעשות את הקורס הפוך? שדוברי עברית ילמדו אנגלית?

August 30, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

זה מה שאני רוצה לעשות. אבל קודם צריך שיהיה קבוצת תומך בפייסבוק - ואין לי פייסבוק

August 30, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ariwestreich

גם לי אין...

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

חבל... אבל באמת זה טוב :)

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WTPMiki

I would love to help with this as well. I helped beta test the HEB for ENG version. Where is this effort at the moment please?

November 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

I have not received a reply yet. The way to start this is by having a support group for this on Facebook, but I don't think anyone has done a ENG for HEB support group yet. If you have Facebook, do you think you can check if there is one and if there isn't, start one yourself?

November 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Russian_Polyglot

Didn't you mean HEB --->> ENG support group?, if needed I can start one but I will need a bit more information of how does the incubator works and how you start a new course and stuff like that

November 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

I mean a support group for an English course for Hebrew speakers. If that's what you mean too, then yes. You can contact any of the moderators of the Hebrew for English speakers course for info

November 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Russian_Polyglot

I have opened a FB group, here is the link https://www.facebook.com/groups/309532289445706/ you are more then welcome to join

November 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

Thanks!

November 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WTPMiki

If anyone wants to submit a request for the course, or even better submit themselves as moderators, go here: https://incubator.duolingo.com/apply/en/un

מי שרוצה להגיש בקשה לקורס או לעזור בהכנה שלו, כאן: https://incubator.duolingo.com/apply/en/un

November 29, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stweiss2

Hi, I would be interested in taking English for Hebrew speakers, Spanish for Hebrew Speakers, or Hebrew for Spanish Speakers courses, but unfortunately I am not anywhere close to being fluent enough in Hebrew to help write any of them. Just wanted to post my interest though, because I have been working my way through the English for Spanish Speakers, Spanish for English Speakers, and Hebrew for English Speakers courses. I know the Spanish/Hebrew and Hebrew/Spanish courses are kind of niche, but has there been any progress toward starting an English for Hebrew Speakers course?

February 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/velvelajade

I think that they should have every language available both ways. Thus, they'd also have Klingon to Hebrew and vice versa as well. Now, that is even more niche, but I think that its doable.

Best wishes on your Hebrew!

February 16, 2017
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