Language Links is a professional up-to-date language school situated in Tel Aviv, Israel. We offer English and Hebrew courses, and communication skills training programs for English and Hebrew using modern techniques. Our years of teaching experience and linguistic & cultural knowledge, combined with our passion for languages and communication make us the language school of your choice.
English is a mixture of other languages that have contributed many synonyms to its vocabulary. A good example is phrasal verbs, which are composed of a basic verb+added words that change the meaning of the basic verb. The phrasal verb “to go out” (“go” derived from German) is equivalent to “to exit” (derived from French). Similar cases are: “to give in”= ”to succumb”; “to look forward to”=”to expect”. Phrasal verbs are more colloquial whereas their equivalents tend to be more formal. Learn more in our English courses at Language Links.
Modern Hebrew spoken in Israel tends to be informal. Most Israelis may feel intimidated if spoken to with expressions that are sometimes taught in traditional Ulpans. Therefore, use the following:”Where are you from originally?” = “me-e-fo ata ba-ma-kor”(to a man), “me-e-fo at ba-ma-kor”(to a woman); “What’s your name?” = “ekh kor-eem le-kha”(to a man), “ekh kor-eem lakh” (to a woman). The “kh” sound corresponds to the “ch” in Loch Ness or Bach. Stressed syllables are in bold. Learn more in our Hebrew courses at language Links.