A virtual walk through Tel Aviv, where we’ll decipher modern Hebrew texts. From textual graffiti, lost pet ads and stickers to manhole covers, we'll celebrate the different cultural and linguistic layers of Israeli society. Some of the topics: Nikkud, foreign languages influencing Hebrew, Gender, religion, politics, history and more.
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.