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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. General questions

• What are your teaching methods ? Will I really improve my Hebrew?

 

With Oulpan Sheli, learn Hebrew easily, quickly and efficiently !

Our teaching is based on the balance between academic and informal learning allowing each student to progress, at his level. Whether you choose the online or face-to-face option,you will benefit from our dynamic and progressive method adapted to your learning format.

The Ulpan Sheli gives you all the tools for exceptional progression, the rest is in your hands! Do your homework, participate in class, do not hesitate to ask your questions to our teachers and you will see your progress visibly;)

Want more information about our teaching method? Click here.

• Which levels does your ulpan teach ?

 

Ulpan Sheli is the ulpan that fits your Olim life style !

Whether you can’t read Hebrew at all or you want to learn how to flip through the newspaper and understand what the journalist is saying on the radio, we have the right class for you !

We offer Hebrew courses, suitable for everyone, ranging from aleph level to he level. Each student will find his place and progress according to his needs and desires.

Would you like more information about our teaching method? Click here.

 

• What are the hours of your classes ? Can I work and learn Hebrew at the same time?

 

Do you have professional obligations? Do you have to pick up your kids from school ? Do you have a Salsa class every Tuesday night?
Ulpan Sheli fully understands the daily obligations and life imperatives of Olim Hadashim. We, therefore, do our best to ensure that each individual can find time to learn Hebrew.
We offer Hebrew lessons in the morning or evening. Classes are generally given from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Of course, we remain flexible and at your disposal to try to organize courses according to your availability.
Want to check if we have courses that fit your schedule? Contact us.

 

• What material supports are you using during the class ? Where can I get them ?

 

Regardless of the program of your choice, the Ulpan Sheli relies on material supports adapted to your level and to the educational program set up by your teacher.
Even if the purchase of textbooks remains the responsibility of the students, we offer you the possibility of coming to buy our books in our offices in Israel. You can pay them by credit card online on Our Shop or in cash upon receipt of your book.
For those students who are not in Israel, we do our best to give you the best addresses to obtain the necessary material and try to offer you access to digital versions of our book.

 

• When does the next session start ? How long after my registration can I start my program ?

 

Ulpan sheli, it’s classes between 4 and 8 students maximum, whatever your program is ! This format allows us to open new classes very regularly: we open classes on average every 10 days.
Once your registration is finalized, you will be able to start your program in the following week.
Want to finalize your registration and know when our next session begins? Contact us.

 

• How many students will we be per class ?

 

Ulpan sheli, it’s classes between 4 and 8 students maximum, whatever your program is !

Do not be afraid to take the plunge and take advantage of this intimate atmosphere to improve your speaking skills and ask all your questions to our teachers. This family format is the key to flexible, rapid learning adapted to the personality of each student !

 

Do you have any question ?

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2. Questions Programme Oulpan Voucher

• How can I register for the Ulpan Voucher program ?

 

Did you do your Aliya less than 10 years ago ? Don’t lose your rights as a new immigrant and benefit from the Ulpan Sheli !
Register online or contact us by email, phone, or WhatsApp: 058-778-0392 / moked-en@oulpansheli.org

• What does the pre-registration commit me to?

The pre-registration does not commit you to anything. It will allow our advisers to have more details on your desires, your availability and to best adapt to your profile. After analyzing your file, you will be contacted again to explain the rest of the procedure.

Would you like to do your pre-registration ? Click here.

• How do I know if I am eligible for the reimbursement of the Misrad Haklita?

As Ole Hadash, you get a private ulpan 100% reimbursed by the Misrad Haklita in your 10 years of Aliya.

You must meet two requirements to be reimbursed:

  1. Collect your “Ishour Zakaout” from your advisor at the Ministry of Integration
  2. Be present at 80% of the lessons minimum

Do you need help with your administrative procedures ? Contact-us by email, phone or WhatsApp: 058-778-0392 / moked-en@oulpansheli.org

• When and how will I be reimbursed by the Misrad Haklita?

The reimbursement procedure is very simple.

Once you get your Ishour Zakaout, send it to your Ulpan Sheli advisor. It will allow us to register you as a student in our Ulpan. We will send you documents, which confirm your participation, to send to Misrad Haklita.

You will then be reimbursed in three stapes:

  • First repayment after one month: 3,000 Shekels
  • Second repayment in the middle of your transfer: 2,250 Shekels
  • Third reimbursement at the end of your ulpan, after your final test: 2,250 Shekels

 Your money will be automatically transferred to the same bank account where you received the money from your Sal Klita.

Do you need help with your administrative procedures ? Contact us by email, phone or WhatsApp: 058-778-0392 / moked-en@oulpansheli.org

• What is an "Ishour Zakaout" and how can I get it?

The Ishour Zakaout is the proof that you are eligible for reimbursement from your private Ulpan. We will not ask you for any advance on costs until you receive this “golden ticket”.

To get your Ishour, all you need to do is send an email to your Misrad Haklita adviser with your name and your teoudat zeout. You will receive it within 48 hours.

Do you need help with your administrative procedures ? Contact us by email, phone or WhatsApp: 058-778-0392 / moked-en@oulpansheli.org

• If I decide to participate to face-to-face lessons, what will be the rules relating to the Covid-19 ?

Ulpan Sheli undertakes to follow all the directives issued by the Ministry of Health.

The small numbers of our classes allow us to continue to offer face-to-face lessons while respecting social distancing measures. Each class has been rearranged to allow each student to be seated at a sufficient distance from other students and to have an individual table.

We also ask each student to keep his or her mask for the duration of the course.

• What happens if the government decides to quarantine the country while I am attending face-to-face classes ?

 

Due to the current circumstances, we are doing our best to ensure continuity in your learning of Hebrew.

If you need to enter in quarantine, our team will provide to your teacher a computer, therefore, you will be able to follow your lesson on zoom. In fact, you won’t miss a thing.

In case that the government sets up a lockdown, your training could continue online from home.

 

• How long does the Ulpan Voucher Program last ?

Depending on your availabilities, you can choose to have lessons two to three times a week.

The duration of your program will therefore depend on the frequency of your classes. To give you an idea, the average duration of the Ulpan Voucher is 4 months.

 

• Which teaching formats do you offer ?

 

The Ulpan Voucher Program offers you the possibility of choosing between online or face-to-face classes.

Whether you choose the online or face-to-face option, benefit from our dynamic and progressive method adapted to your learning format.

With online classes, the Ulpan comes to you ! Enjoy your home Hebrew lessons in a suitable educational format. Our teachers have been specially trained to make the most of the various tools offered by online courses and to adapt their learning methods to this new digital format.

For the more traditionalists, opt for the face-to-face method ! Come and enjoy the surroundings offered by Ulpan Sheli in the largest cities of the country. Take advantage of the classrooms made available to you and follow your teacher outside, to the market, or to the café to decipher everyday situations.

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3. Questions Programme Online

• How can I register for the Ulpan Online Program ?

Take a test with one of our counselors, pay in multiple times, and start your lessons in the class that suits you best.

Would you like to sign up ? Contact-us by email, phone or WhatsApp: 058-778-0392 / moked-en@oulpansheli.org

 

• What are the eligibility conditions for the Ulpan Online Program ?

To register to the Ulpan Online Program, you just need to be motivated to learn Hebrew and to have an efficient internet connection to follow a zoom course 😉

Take a test with one of our counselors and start your lessons in the class that suits you best. Whether you have aleph or dalet level, at Ulpan Sheli we will have a class that suits you.

Would you like to sign up ? Contact us by email, phone or WhatsApp: 058-778-0392 / moked-en@oulpansheli.org

• How long does the Ulpan Online Program last ?

The Ulpan Online Program will depend on your availabilities. We offer packages from 1 to 3 months, twice two hours per week.

• What are your teaching methods ?

The Ulpan Online Program is a program that takes place exclusively online.

 Ulpan Sheli offers you the opportunity to participate in virtual classroom lessons to improve your Hebrew. Enjoy your home Hebrew lessons in a suitable educational format.

Our teachers have been specially trained to adapt their learning methods to this new digital format. During the 2 hours of lessons, you will have the opportunity to deal with one or more subjects on different media specially indicated by our teaching team.

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• To which media will I have access ?

In addition to the online course, I will have access to:

  • Online supports
  • Recorded courses
  • A Whatsapp group where your teacher can summarize the important concepts for you.
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