Hebrew Is Being Taught Today in a Shanghai Primary School

Oct 8, 2015

Source: Jewish Business News 


Recently, the Shanghai Evergreen School, an outstanding primary school in Shanghai, became the first primary school in Shanghai to offer Hebrew classes. It is a part of their efforts to boost students’ interests in minority languages.The teachers are from SISU (Shanghai International Studies University). These include Israeli teacher Miri Beck, who is a Professor of Hebrew at the university. Indeed SISU is one of the few Chinese universities which teach Hebrew.


Shanghai Evergreen School decided to offer Hebrew classes for their grade 4 students, who will continue to study it for 4 years until grade 8. The class will be composed of group learning, games, multimedia and exposure to Israeli culture. The students are all very much interested in the Hebrew language, and are curious about Jewish culture and history as well.

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Updated: Oct. 15, 2015