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Exercise 13 You are at a friend’s house in Tel Aviv and have arranged to meet a colleague at work, but have forgotten the address. You do however have the telephone number: 1 Ask your friend where the telephone is. 2 You have managed to get through – ask your colleague where the office is. 3 Your colleague says it’s on Dizengoff Street, but you can’t quite hear his reply, so you repeat, “The office is on Dizengoff Street, right (nakhon Ô«Î )?” 4 Your friend tells you that you need to take the bus and accompanies you to the stop where a bus is approaching: “Is this the bus to Dizengoff Street?” you ask. 5 Say goodbye to your friend as you get on the bus…. and have a good meeting!

Exercise 14 The following is a dialogue between Eyal Barenboim and Daniel Berkovitch who are sharing a taxi from Ben Gurion Airport nemal ha’teufah ben guryon ԫȯ»‚ Ô· ‰Ù»Ú˙‰ ÏÓ to Jerusalem yerushaláyim ÌÈÈÏ÷»¯È . Read the dialogue aloud. Can you say what Eyal and Daniel are doing in Israel?

.„«‡Ó ÌÈÚ ,ÌÈ«·¯· Ïȇ È‡ ,Ì«Ï÷ :Ïȇ ?Ïȇ ,‰˙‡ ÔÈ‡Ó .„«‡Ó ÌÈÚ ,’ıÈ·«˜¯· χÈ„ :χÈ„ .‰ÈË‚¯‡Ó È‡ :Ïȇ ?¯ÈÈ˙ «‡ ‰ÁÙ÷Ó ¯˜·Ó ‰˙‡ :χÈ„ .¯ÈÈ˙ ˜»È„· ‡Ï Ì‚Â ,‰ÁÙ÷Ó ¯˜·Ó ‡Ï È‡ ,‡Ï :Ïȇ ?‰◊«Ú ‰˙‡ ‰Ó .˯ˆ«˜Ï ‰Ù È‡Â ,ȇ˜ÈÒ»Ó È‡ .ı¯‡· ‰Ù ¯‚ Ì‚ È‡ .‰„‡ÈÙÓÈÏ«‡· ,ȇ˯«ÙÒ È‡ :χÈ„

(They shake hands.)

Colloquial hebrew  

Colloquial hebrew: Easy and enjoyable lessons in Hebrew

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Colloquial hebrew: Easy and enjoyable lessons in Hebrew

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