With examples from social networks and from the Tel Aviv linguistic landscape, we'll talk about how Hebrew speakers look for new ways to make their language more inclusive. We'll check gender marked words on websites of different companies, and look at the language of Israeli apps.
Guy Sharett teaches Hebrew in the Shanghai International Studies University in Shanghai, China. He has a B.A in Linguistics of Hebrew Language from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and an M.A from the University of London. Guy, who was born in Ashdod, Israel, speaks seven languages, and is the presenter of the Streetwise Hebrew podcast, where he teaches Hebrew using music and pop culture, talking about slang, intonation, grammar and identity.
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Recording can be found here.