Posts tagged Hebrew


Bible Stories As Blueprints Of The Soul (free download)

When I was a child, growing up in Israel and sharing the room with my sister, my mother used to read bible stories to us, every night before we fell asleep. She used to sit on one of the beds,…

October 28, 2012, by


Why Handwriting Might Be More Important Than We Think

A few days ago the Guardian published an extract of Philip Hensher’s book “The Missing Ink” which asks the question what role handwriting still has in the age of Twitter and texting. It hit me that we are at a…

October 9, 2012, by


10 Fun Facts About The English Alphabet

To celebrate the release of our new Hebrew Alphabet workbook we decided to dig out 10 fun facts about the English alphabet for you to impress your friends, teachers and colleagues. Here we go: 1.The English word alphabet comes (via Latin)…

August 10, 2012, by


Who Said That Language Learning Shouldn’t Be Fun?

When I look at successful online teachers or edupreneurs, how they choose and present their materials, I see a distinct pattern. Whether it’s Jason R. Levine aka Fluency MC who teaches irregular verbs by rapping them in a Beastie Boysian flow, George Machlan…

July 10, 2012, by


Biblical Hebrew For Beginners (a free download)

If the Internet had a religion, would it be monotheistic, paganistic or atheistic? Honestly, I don’t have a clue, but I do know that beyond popular debates about which religion is more superior for whatever reasons, or whether science and…

May 30, 2012, by


Time-Tunnel Publishing: Medieval Writing In The Ebook Age

It’s not easy being an independent publisher. If you don’t have mountains of cash to fork out so that other people will do the formatting, cover design, price setting, etc. for you it’s all in your hands, which can become quite…

November 22, 2011, by


Unveiling our first language learning APP for Facebook

Everybody loves a good game. This is why Eti Shani from the Hebrew department came up with the idea to build a memory game to help people learn animal vocabulary in Hebrew bring it to Facebook. I had the great…

October 30, 2010, by


Konichi-Wa, Shalom and Hello World!

If you follow us on Twitter you might have noticed those recent posts containing weird non-Western characters like (げいしゃ) or (אהבה). I’m talking of course about our two new language-specific blogs maintained by the  Learn Out Live department leaders, one…

October 4, 2010, by