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Guy teaches us about ‘tipa’ and ‘tipot,’ or drops and tiny drops, and all the ways we use them in our daily lives in Hebrew.

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Workers collecting watermelons outside Jerusalem. Credit: Chen Leopold/Flash 90
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Guy talks about expressing irony, cynicism and sarcasm in Hebrew.

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"מבצע" - "Sale."Credit: Zipa Kempinsky
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

Guy talks about navigating shopping interactions, bargaining your way through sales, and understanding discounts in Hebrew.

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Summer street party in Tel Aviv, 2016. Credit: Shlomi Cohen/Flash 90
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The word eizé, “what a”, is used habitually in conversational Hebrew – Guy explains when and how to say it.

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Israeli-Arab students on computers in Acco. Credit: Moshe Shai/FLASH90
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In this day and age, techie terms like “link,” “upload” and “search” are crucial to know.

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What’s happened to Hebrew-speaking romantics in these days of Whatsapp, Facebook and Twitter? How do they convey their feelings in 140 characters?

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"Vechutz mize..." Credit: Guy Sharett.
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

Making your Hebrew sound truly conversational is an important but tricky skill. How do you start a new topic, for instance?

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Garbage can, or 'pach ashpa' in Israel. Credit: Zipa Kempinski
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Now that the holidays are behind us, you will likely get asked ‘eich haya,’ or ‘how was it?’

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TLV1’s Guy Sharett unpacks the root of the words ‘sukkot’, ‘sukkah,’ and ‘schach’ – that stuff that goes on top of one’s sukkah.

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How do we say ‘become’ in Hebrew? Guy explains the forms of ‘nihya,’ which is the passive usage of ‘lihyot,’ or ‘to be.’

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