Hebrew Video Course

These video lectures are available at my AnimatedHebrew YouTube channel. Use the Table of Contents below to jump directly to an individual video.

These video lectures are available at my AnimatedHebrew YouTube channel. Use the Table of Contents below to jump directly to an individual video.

Table of Contents


Alphabet 14:22


Gutturals and ר 0:54


Letters with Dots (Dagesh Lene) 4:25


Final Letter Forms 1:52


Letters that Look Similar 7:05


Letters that Sound the Same 3:18



31:56





Vowels Introduction 11:59


Vowels Full Chart 9:07


Defective Writing 2:03


Syllables – Part 1 7:38


Syllables – Part 2 10:31


Furtive Patach 2:12



43:30


Chart: Vowel Chart









Two Kinds of Shewa 4:22


Distinguishing Vocal/Silent Shewa - Part 1 3:16


Distinguishing Vocal/Silent Shewa - Part 2 10:19


Distinguishing Vocal/Silent Shewa - Part 3 6:48


Compound Shewa 7:17


Grammar Overview 6:22


Inseparable Prepositions 2:43


Rule of Shewa 9:05



50:12





Accents 3:37


Metheg 10:28


Maqqeph 4:04


Qamets-Hatuph 5:53


Genesis 1:1-5 13:55



37:57





Dagesh Lene 9:07


Dagesh Forte 13:29


Conjunctive Dagesh Forte 7:00


Mappiq 4:48


The Article 4:09


Article and Inseparable Prepositions 3:42


Uses of the Article 5:29



47:44





Quiescent Letters 14:11


Gutturals and ר – Part 2 4:53


“Coal Mine” Letters ( קוֹלְמַיִן ) 2:31


Article before Weak Letters 11:40


Inseparable Prepositions on Definite Nouns – Part 2 5:41



38:56


Chart: Article before Weak Letters









Some Definitions 2:02


The Noun 13:49


Gender Flip in Plural 4:28


The Dual 8:51


Sentences 6:07


Coordinating Conjunction 19:12


Translating the Conjunction 4:50



59:19





Vowel Reduction in Nouns 12:19


Segholate Nouns 8:48


Common Monosyllabic Words 11:52


Preposition מִן 11:25



44:24





The Adjective 18:35


Syntax of the Adjective – Attributive 12:18


Syntax of the Adjective – Predicate 11:05


Syntax of the Adjective – Substantive 4:48


Comparisons with מִן and כְּ 8:39


Diphthongs 12:51


Historical Vowel Chart 2:16



1:10:32





Hebrew Words 5:01


Hebrew Verbs 7:57


Perfect Tense 27:00


Parsing Verbs 4:32


Guttural Verbs in the Perfect Tense 11:41


Translating the Perfect Tense 7:43


Sign of the Accusative ( אֵת or אֶת־ ) 9:10


Syntax of Verbal Sentences 11:25


Subject – Verb Agreement 10:47



1:35:16





Pronouns 5:14


Independent Personal Pronouns 15:02


Independent Personal Pronouns – Uses 4:09


Demonstrative Pronouns and Adjectives 11:32


Uses of the Demonstrative 11:50



47:47





Noun Case 11:31


The Construct Relationship 6:21


Changes to Construct Noun Endings 8:20


Changes to Construct Noun Vowels 10:37


Syntax of the Construct 12:32


Translating the Construct Relationship 11:28



1:00:49





Pronominal Suffixes 4:16


Pronominal Suffixes on לְ and בְּ 9:16


Syntax of לְ + Suffixes 2:05


Uses of יֵשׁ and אֵין 10:49


Perfect Tense III-Aleph Verbs 9:27


Relative Pronoun אֲשֶׁר 4:52



40:45





Introduction to Pronominal Suffixes 3:55


Pronominal Suffixes on Masculine Singular Nouns 10:03


Pronominal Suffixes on Feminine Singular Nouns 9:21


Pronominal Suffixes on Masculine Plural Nouns 18:41


Pronominal Suffixes on Feminine Plural Nouns 4:20


Summary: Pronominal Suffixes on Nouns 5:40


Nouns Suffixes and Definiteness 3:07



55:07





Introduction to Pronominal Suffixes on Irregular Forms 3:36


Suffixes on בֵּן and שֵׁם 4:49


Suffixes on אָב and אָח 9:10


Suffixes on Segholate Nouns 8:09


Suffixes on Nouns with Diphthongs 2:27


Suffixes on Miscellaneous Forms 1:48


Suffixes on עִם and אֵת 5:36


Suffixes on אֶל and עַל 2:31


Summary 2:17



40:23





Participles 6:01


Active Participle 3:54


Irregular Forms of the Active Participle 5:24


Syntax of the Active Participle – Attributive 8:33


Syntax of the Active Participle – Predicate 9:51


Syntax of the Active Participle – Substantive 5:10


Pronominal Suffixes on the Sign of the Accusative 8:58



47:51





Imperfect Tense 18:12


II-Guttural Verbs and III-Guttural Verbs 5:34


Syntax of the Imperfect Tense 21:40


Directive ה 6:14


Relative Clauses (Resumptive Pronouns/Adverbs) 8:07



59:47





Uses of the Tenses in Sequence 13:20


Past-Time Narrative Sequence 13:15


Future-Time Narrative (and Prophetic) Sequence 16:17


Varying Terminology 17:44


Historical Development 10:47


Accent Shift 5:54


הָיָה + Waw Consecutive 11:00



1:28:17


Chart: Sequence Tenses (Color) (Black & White)









Introduction to Stative Verbs 2:17


Stative Verbs in the Perfect Tense 8:40


Stative Verbs and Adjectives 7:47


Stative Verbs in the Imperfect Tense 8:40


Interrogative Sentences – Part 1 11:29


Interrogative Sentences – Part 2 8:26



47:19





Introduction to the Volitional Mood 2:50


Imperative 15:48


Jussive 4:34


Cohortative 4:26


Particle נָא 1:48


Negative אַל 8:01


Indirect Volitives (Volitive Sequence) 18:55



56:22





Waw Disjunctive 16:28


Passive Participle 5:58


Syntax of the Passive Participle 10:01


Pause 12:37


Pronominal Suffixes on מִן and כְּ 13:12



58:16





Infinitive Construct 6:15


Pronominal Suffixes on Infinitive Construct 18:17


Nominal Uses of Infinitive Construct 19:50


Verbal or Adverbial Uses of Infinitive Construct 27:38


Negating Infinitive Construct 3:01



1:15:01





Infinitive Absolute 12:00


Syntax of Infinitive Absolute 25:34


Negating Infinitive Absolute 2:22


Pronominal Suffixes on יֵשׁ and אֵין 8:04


Pronominal Suffixes on אַיֵּה and עוֹד 5:24



53:24





Introduction to Pronominal Suffixes on Verbs 7:36


Pronominal Suffixes on the Perfect 23:02


Pronominal Suffixes on the Imperfect 11:07


Pronominal Suffixes on Imperatives 13:03



54:48





Cardinal Numbers 1-10 (1, 2, 3...) 24:00


Ordinal Numbers (1st, 2nd, 3rd...) 4:52


Cardinal Numbers 11-19 8:44


Cardinal Numbers 20-99 5:58


Larger Numbers 15:41



59:15





Introduction to Verbal Stems (Binyanim) 15:42


Strategy for Learning Hebrew Verbs 9:03


Niphal 12:17


Translating the Niphal 3:46


Translating the Niphal – Passive 4:42


Translating the Niphal – Reflexive 5:59


Translating the Niphal – Reciprocal 3:21



54:50


Chart: Strategy for Learning Hebrew Verbs


Lecture Slides: Ross Chapter 26 Slides









Piel 25:44


Translating the Piel 2:43


Translating the Piel – Factitive 8:43


Translating the Piel – Denominative 2:34


Translating the Piel – Pluralizing / Intensive 2:55


Translating the Piel – Declarative 2:35



45:14


Lecture Slides: Ross Chapter 27 Slides









Pual 10:19


Translating the Pual 3:25


Hinneh ( הִנֵּה or הֵן ) 2:44


Hinneh: Statement of Existence 5:11


Hinneh: Statement of Presentation 3:59


Hinneh Clause + Imperative 9:35



35:13


Lecture Slides: Ross Chapter 28 Slides









Hithpael 10:48


Metathesis and Assimilation in the Hithpael 13:18


Translating the Hithpael 2:31


Translating the Hithpael – Reflexive 4:05


Translating the Hithpael - Indirect Reflexive 5:43


Translating the Hithpael – Reciprocal 3:47


Translating the Hithpael – Iterative 2:32


Translating the Hithpael – Estimative 3:23



46:07


Lecture Slides: Ross Chapter 29 Slides









Hiphil 21:38


Translating the Hiphil 1:12


Translating the Hiphil – Causative 7:15


Translating the Hiphil – Inner Causative 3:28


Translating the Hiphil – Denominative 1:41


Translating the Hiphil – Declarative 1:57


Translating the Hiphil – Misc / Unclassified 2:24



39:35


Lecture Slides: Ross Chapter 30 Slides









Hophal 12:21


Translating the Hophal 2:47



15:08


Lecture Slides: Ross Chapter 31 Slides









Introduction to Weak (Irregular) Verbs 9:02


I-Guttural 1:20


I-Guttural: Qal Imperfect 12:15


I-Guttural: Qal Imperative 3:24


I-Guttural: Qal Infinitive Construct 2:17


I-Aleph 5:12


I-Aleph: Qal Imperfect 8:05


I-Aleph: Qal Imperative & Infinitive Construct 3:12



44:47


Lecture Slides: Ross Chapter 32 Slides









I-Guttural (non-Qal) 1:20


I-Guttural: Niphal 7:09


I-Guttural: Hiphil 3:44


I-Guttural: Hophal 3:06


II-Guttural: Piel 7:07


II-Guttural: Pual 3:24


III-Guttural: Niphal 1:42


III-Guttural: Piel 1:20


III-Guttural: Hiphil 4:50


III-Aleph 1:44


III-Aleph: Niphal 4:09



39:35


Lecture Slides: Ross Chapter 33 Slides









Introduction to I-Nun Verbs 8:15


I-Nun: Qal 3:59


I-Nun: Qal Imperfect 8:23


I-Nun: Qal Imperative 5:29


I-Nun: Qal Infinitive Construct 13:55


Irregular לָקַח 6:29


I-Nun: Niphal 11:49


I-Nun: Hiphil 4:11


I-Nun: Hophal 4:10



1:06:40


Lecture Slides: Ross Chapter 34 Slides









Introduction to I-Yod Verbs 2:49


I-Waw Qal 2:57


I-Waw: Qal Imperfect 8:37


I-Waw: Qal Imperative 5:04


I-Waw: Qal Infinitive Construct 2:50


I-Waw: Niphal 8:31


I-Waw: Hiphil 5:27


I-Waw: Hophal 4:13


I-Waw / III-Guttural: Hiphil 2:57


Irregular הָלַךְ 5:12


Original I-Yod Verbs 8:03


I-Yod: Qal Imperfect 4:56


I-Yod: Qal Imperative & Infinitive Construct 1:45


I-Yod: Hiphil 6:15



1:09:36


Lecture Slides: Ross Chapter 35 Slides









Introduction to III-He Verbs 8:50


III-He: Qal 19:07


III-He: Qal Jussive & Preterite 2:02


III-He: Qal Cohortative 2:06


Pronominal Suffixes on III-He Verbs 2:25


Derived Stems 22:22


III-He: Jussive & Preterite – Shortened Forms 7:36



1:04:28


Lecture Slides: Ross Chapter 36 Slides









Introduction to Doubly Weak Verbs 7:31


I-Guttural / III-He Verbs 1:52


I-Guttural / III-He: Qal 4:55


I-Guttural / III-He: Hiphil 6:03


Irregular הָיָה and חָיָה 7:13


I-Nun / III-He Verbs 1:34


I-Nun / III-He: Qal 4:56


I-Nun / III-He: Hiphil 6:07


I-Waw / III-He: Hiphil 5:25


Single Letter Forms 6:01



51:37


Lecture Slides: Ross Chapter 37 Slides









Introduction to Hollow Verbs 1:34


Hollow Verbs: Qal 6:26


Hollow Verbs: Qal Perfect 3:11


Hollow Verbs: Qal Participle 3:00


Hollow Verbs: Qal Imperfect, Jussive, Preterite 11:18


Hollow Verbs: Qal Imperative & Infinitive Construct 2:20


Pronominal Suffixes on Qal Hollow Verbs 1:31


Stative Hollow Verbs 4:51


Irregular בּוֹא 3:05


Hollow Verbs: Niphal 8:17


Hollow Verbs: Hiphil 6:09


Pronominal Suffixes on Hiphil Hollow Verbs 2:12


Hollow Verbs: Hophal 2:37


Hollow / III-Guttural Verbs: Hiphil 9:27



1:05:58


Lecture Slides: Ross Chapter 38 Slides









Introduction to Geminate Verbs 9:29


Geminates: Qal Perfect 9:30


Geminates: Qal Imperfect & Jussive 13:13


Geminates: Qal Preterite 0:56


Geminates: Qal Imperative 1:40


Geminates: Qal Infinitive Construct 1:47


Irregular אָרַר 4:02


Pronominal Suffixes on Geminate Verbs 1:32


Geminates: Niphal 8:28


Geminates: Piel 2:33


Geminates: Hiphil 5:22


Geminates: Hophal 5:05


Guttural / Geminate Verbs: Hiphil 4:20



1:07:57


Lecture Slides: Ross Chapter 39 Slides









Introduction to Minor Stems 2:42


Polel, Polal, Hithpolel 9:30


Poel, Poal, Hithpoel 4:13


Palel, Pulal, Hithpalel 2:20


Pilpel, Polpel, Hithpalpel 3:19


Pealal 3:10


Quadriliteral Verbs 3:17


Qal Passive 4:07


Hishtaphel 3:22



36:00


Lecture Slides: Ross Chapter 40 Slides










Total Time 35:07:42