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How does the Private Hebrew/Aramaic Coaching Program work?

The most effective way of working with you is for us both to commit to a month at a time, so that you can start seeing major benefits as the months go by. You can remain subscribed for as many, or as few, months as you want, and you are free to cancel your subscription to the Hebrew/Aramaic Coaching Program at any time.

Once I have set you up with your own private area on the website with all your personal resources, we will usually have weekly meetings either over Skype or (better still) via a private Webinar facility that I will make available. That way, we can share screens, talk over the Internet, and it will be almost like being in the same room and sharing a desktop/laptop together.

I will create a goal-oriented personal plan for you over the coming few weeks, and we will work together to achieve that in our weekly meetings. Meetings usually last about an hour or so. I can help you with anything you are finding difficult, we can talk over your goals together, and you will be very motivated and excited to keep going! You will see your dreams and goals being fulfilled in front of you as the weeks go by... And you will love it! The Word of God will open up to you in a way that you never thought possible.

We will start by going through some exercises together which will:

  • Explain to you how I learned Hebrew and Aramaic, and why I can make some very unique learning approaches and resources available to you.
  • Define exactly why you want to learn Hebrew and/or Aramaic, and what you want to get out of the Coaching Program.
  • Define exactly where you are right now, in terms of knowledge, etc.
  • Define exactly where you want to be, and what you want to become, in terms of your knowledge of Hebrew and/or Aramaic.
  • Define what constraints you have, and what blockages might be stopping you. That could be literally anything - you might lack the motivation or commitment to keep going, you might need someone to teach you, you might have a lack of specific resources, you might not know HOW to progress, you might have too many options and you feel overwhelmed and don't know where to start, you might have too many questions, you might be getting distracted, you might not understand grammar, or you could be struggling with vocabulary, or just about anything else.

Based on defining the above areas, I will create a custom pathway for you through all possible resources that are available. I will create new resources for you if none are available (where possible!). I will create systematic goals for you for the duration of the coaching session and beyond, so that you can start to make progress on YOUR goals in a series of achievable steps. I will work with you closely in future sessions so that you reach goal after goal after goal, in a way that you could never have imagined possible.

In short, I will take you from where you are now in your current knowledge of Hebrew and/or Aramaic, to where you want to be in your ideal world. I will be your guide and mentor as you walk a journey that I have already walked.

I have full access to all the Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek resources in BibleWorks, Accordance, Logos, e-Sword and others, and I will leverage all those (and many more resources) to your advantage.

I can help you learn vocabulary like you have never learned before. I can help you read those ancient Hebrew and/or Aramaic texts of the Holy Scriptures, if that is what you would like to do. You will make progress in a way that you never imagined possible.

And it will all be fun. You will ENJOY doing this, because this is your journey into your heart's innermost desires. You will accomplish what you have always wanted to do.

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Your NameComment/Question
Sindisiwe CharityI would like to learn more
Victor PaulHi, This is Victor paul from India,Want to learn the ancient Aramaic and Hebrew in New Testment was written,its my personal opnion that we should know the language in which the original manuscripts were written.
Cathy Doranwhat is the total cost of this program?
Taylor mI would like to know about a couch or class on aramaic
Tanishia SinclairI’m interested in learning Both Hebrew and Aramaic. I am a true beginner would have to start at the very basic. I want to know more details how this would help me learn plus the cost to start. Thanks Tanishia
Stephen GellerI want to learn Aramaic in order to read the Zohar.
Michael GriffithsDear Ewan, I have been considering Greek v Aramaic primacy, and the arguments for and against etc. I am being more persuaded by the arguments for Aramaic primacy with every passing day and as such would very much like to learn more regarding the possibility of learning Aramaic with you tutoring. Blessings in Him Mike
Christie.Beduya@icloud.comInterested in learning common languages and further developing personal intellect.
Isamel PadillaI would like to take private coaching program but I can"t install skype on my mac computer. But i can install Zoom would this work for you.
Rodger HutchisonHi’ First of all... I do not want to receive any phone calls until a clear introduction is established and an acquaintance of my conditions and needs are understood. I am a stroke survivor from 2013. I’ve had a craniotomy in Acadia plasty. I have had various physical therapy. As a result of the first stroke in the secondary infection 2/3 of my right cerebellum is dead. However, since my stroke I have a strong desire to Draw closer to God. In fact, I promised him I would do so when I realized he had favored me to live. I have been studying scriptures and the more that I study the more I desire to know the Arabic and Hebrew language. I also have some beginning background in Greek. It would you like me so much to know these three languages well enough to read the Bible in the original languages through and through. I realize that my brain makes things structured a certain way. I have actually always liked Learning step by step. I’ve memorized the Hebrew continents and not yet the vowel sounds and symbols. Nevertheless I desire to do so as I am not ready for contemporary Hebrew I only want to learn biblical Hebrew in its original form, and I want to learn the nikkodot vowel system really well; before I get into learning much vocabulary. My brain is in good shap over all, However I learn best when I hear what I am reading as I follow along. So, Coaching is attractive to me. My budget is limited as I am on restricted ability to earn income due to Social Security Disability allowances and regulations. My wife is also disabled. I have about a half semester experience in Greek. I have; William D. MOUNCE Basics of Biblical Greek textbook and workbook and the box of Greek flash cards. Miles and PRATICO Basics of Biblical Hebrew textbook Biblical Hebrew Step by Step Monsoor Volume 1& 2 paperback textbooks I have other resources in ebook format I even have some William D. Barrick Hebrew video lessons saved to my email. Nevertheless, I have a feeling it would be good and possibly more efficient to learn Aramaic first before I turn to get deeper into Hebrew. I am only working 2 days a week so, I am trying to arrange a system of dedicated study disrupted only by my wife’s distractions, care of our infant grandchildren, and Dr. and therapy appointments for my ongoing recovery, My conditions Left hemiperis,(left-sided weakness) Left he is posit. (left eye vision field cut). mostly left peripheral loss. So, my left sided weaknesses make it difficult to coordinate the handling and reading books. Nonetheless. my right sided strengths allow me to use my iPhone and iPad preferentially. It will also allow me to adapt well to right to left reading as opposed to left to right. My left eye vision cut causes me to not see the first word in English sentences. Well, that is enough of me at this point! I need to know your perspectives in response to these conditions as it relates to learning Aramaic and what kind of fees I need to consider. Please feel free to text me a notice that you have answered this message or sent me an email so I will not miss a response. Cell: iPhone 7 (530)38316236 Sincerely, Rodger A.Hutchison Box of 1000 Hebrew flash cards
Ian MarshallHi there!!! I am st first looking to unravel the mystery of the meaning of each word of the lords prayer first. I feel drawn to its mystery and grace and would be honoured if you could guide me through this process.
Theo NdukaI would like to learn Hebrew and Aramaic. What is the process and cost?
David WeemsHey I have been trying to study Hebrew myself and I found your website here and I want to study Aramaic too. I want to speak and read both of these. I want to read scripture in the language it was written. Shalom.
Michael GriffithsDear Ewan, I have been considering Greek v Aramaic primacy, and the arguments for and against etc. I am being more persuaded by the arguments for Aramaic primacy with every passing day and as such would very much like to learn more regarding the possibility of learning Aramaic with you tutoring. Blessings in Him Mike
Usman SheikhHi, I wish to learn Syriac, Serto, and wanted to know if you can offer this and, if so, how much do you charge for this. I know the letters, have practiced reading/writing. I have also memorised the detached pronouns, the demonstrative and interrogative pronouns, along with memorising the conjugation of the perfect tense verbs, as well as the imperfect, and the attached pronouns. I wish to proceed beyond this and reach a level where o can read and translate texts into English. Please inform me if you can help me with this. I would like to request 2 hours per week and need to reach at least an intermediate level. Regards Usman
Michael DavidHi, I'm half Assyrian and have been attempting to learn my mother tongue but it is extremely hard to find all the resources available. Are you fluent both verbal and written? And what dialects/scripts? Thanks, Michael
Michael MurphyHi I tried learning Aramaic once before but didn't get to far . Is there a easy way to learn ? Ha I'm lucky I can speak English and I think Aramaic is even harder to learn so am I wasting my time & money ?
DonalWithin how many days can I complete mastering Hebrew and Aramaic?
George GonzalezShould i learn greek or this frist
NikaHow does learning Aramaic work?
MichaelHallo, thank you for the good work. I am a Bible Student and Minister and would like to study and learn Aramaic. Please let me know how I can archive that best. I have not backgrounds yet.
Dennis MacWilliams Hi. I'm looking for a translation and I can't seam to. If you could please help. That would be great. The board that was on top of Jesus on the cross..so I'm for the Galilean Aramaic line Jesus the Nazarene king of the jews or Israel. Thanks for any help you could give ... Thanks Dennis
Lindsey BarrettI grew up in a Christian household, went to Christian HS, and have gone to church most of my life. So throughout my life I've understood and have tried to put into practice what Christ taught us to do, but I always fell short. My pride/ego has been the thorn/plank in my eyes for 33 years as I tried because I knew it was right but kept failing, because I was still trying to do it myself and not relying on God. I got to a really low point in my life thinking nothing was worth it, and it was actually feedback about how I was conducting myself at work that thankfully opened my heart and I truly believe that God has gifted me with the Holy Spirit! I'm so humbled because I know even though I've heard the lessons before, it's only now that I truly understand His message, His purpose, why we were created, and what we are meant for. I've recognized that Aramaic is an important aspect of Jesus' teaching and I want to continue my study/understanding of His Word. I will warn you, that I have always been really terrible at learning languages.... I've tried to learn French, Latin, some German, Spanish, Mandarin, and unfortunately in the past it's never stuck. I have never been able to catch on with another language, but I know deeply that I need to learn a way to be successful so that I can read the Word in His eyes. Eventually, I do also want to learn Hebrew/Biblical Greek, but I feel like Aramaic is definitely where I need to start. I'm hoping to talk with you to figure out what my next steps should be as I'm definitely interested in the coaching program, but am not sure what it will look like for me and seek your guidance! Thank you for offering this to others :)
TheoI would like to thoroughly learn/read Hebrew and Aramaic. How long is a session? What would I need to do to thoroughly read and understand Hebrew and Aramaic?
Stephanie SeidelHello, I have just recently discovered your website as part of a new chapter in my life devoted to The Aramaic Jesus. I am working on several projects to this end. We share many of the same goals and I really enjoyed the e-book, Jesus Spoke Aramaic. I need targeted Aramaic and Hebrew language training. My goal is to write about Jesus' Aramaic roots, healing ministry and create worship music. I would also be interested in learning biblical Hebrew, particularly of the Torah, relevant to Jesus' teachings and cosmology. I would like to learn more about the private coaching program. I look forward to hearing more! Best, Ctersha
jeanne ranieriHi I am needing d some prayers translated. I am wonserinf if that is possible and what the fee would be. It is very important! Blessings, Rev. Jeanne M Ranieri
orvillehello are you still still coaching
Kiren SidhuI have been searching for a Hebrew and Aramaic tutor please let me know how to sign up
Ewan MacLeodIf you have any comments or questions about the Private Hebrew/Aramaic Coaching Program and you would like me to contact you, please leave your details here and I will get back to you!
Rodger HutchisonHi’ First of all... I do not want to receive any phone calls until a clear introduction is established and an acquaintance of my conditions and needs are understood. I am a stroke survivor from 2013. I’ve had a craniotomy in Acadia plasty. I have had various physical therapy. As a result of the first stroke in the secondary infection 2/3 of my right cerebellum is dead. However, since my stroke I have a strong desire to Draw closer to God. In fact, I promised him I would do so when I realized he had favored me to live. I have been studying scriptures and the more that I study the more I desire to know the Arabic and Hebrew language. I also have some beginning background in Greek. It would you like me so much to know these three languages well enough to read the Bible in the original languages through and through. I realize that my brain makes things structured a certain way. I have actually always liked Learning step by step. I’ve memorized the Hebrew continents and not yet the vowel sounds and symbols. Nevertheless I desire to do so as I am not ready for contemporary Hebrew I only want to learn biblical Hebrew in its original form, and I want to learn the nikkodot vowel system really well; before I get into learning much vocabulary. My brain is in good shap over all, However I learn best when I hear what I am reading as I follow along. So, Coaching is attractive to me. My budget is limited as I am on restricted ability to earn income due to Social Security Disability allowances and regulations. My wife is also disabled. I have about a half semester experience in Greek. I have; William D. MOUNCE Basics of Biblical Greek textbook and workbook and the box of Greek flash cards. Miles and PRATICO Basics of Biblical Hebrew textbook Biblical Hebrew Step by Step Monsoor Volume 1& 2 paperback textbooks I have other resources in ebook format I even have some William D. Barrick Hebrew video lessons saved to my email. Nevertheless, I have a feeling it would be good and possibly more efficient to learn Aramaic first before I turn to get deeper into Hebrew. I am only working 2 days a week so, I am trying to arrange a system of dedicated study disrupted only by my wife’s distractions, care of our infant grandchildren, and Dr. and therapy appointments for my ongoing recovery, My conditions Left hemiperis,(left-sided weakness) Left he is posit. (left eye vision field cut). mostly left peripheral loss. So, my left sided weaknesses make it difficult to coordinate the handling and reading books. Nonetheless. my right sided strengths allow me to use my iPhone and iPad preferentially. It will also allow me to adapt well to right to left reading as opposed to left to right. My left eye vision cut causes me to not see the first word in English sentences. Well, that is enough of me at this point! I need to know your perspectives in response to these conditions as it relates to learning Aramaic and what kind of fees I need to consider. Please feel free to text me a notice that you have answered this message or sent me an email so I will not miss a response. Cell: iPhone 7 (530)38316236 Sincerely, Rodger A.Hutchison Box of 1000 Hebrew flash cards
Cynthia HonnayakarI am interested in Aramaic language learning
DianaI have a desire to learn Aramaic but I'm not sure if I'm skilled enough.
TracyDear Mr. MacLeod~ My name is Tracy and I have been wanting to learn Aramaic for a few months now. First, I wanted to learn Hebrew, especially since my second fave singer of all time is Ofra Haza. I heard the way she sings in Hebrew and I LONGED to speak it and sing in it like she did! :) Beautiful person and singer, I'm sorry I became a fan only a year after she passed. I watched a documentary on Aramaic on youtube "Is the language of Jesus becoming endangered?" and I fell in LOVE with the way Aramaic is spoken in Maaloula. So, I found on Memrise a lesson that teaches Maaloula Aramaic. I would one day like to be able to go from this Aramaic to Galilaic Aramaic ( the ACTUAL) dialect Jesus spoke AND I believe it's Steve Caruso that has the Website of Galilean Aramaic (AramaicNT.org). He recommends having an "aramaic" course background BEFORE getting into Galilean Aramaic as it's more difficult. So, I've had my mind set on learning the Assyrian Aramaic of Maaloula, then start to get into Galilaic Aramaic ( I bought his book in it "the Three Little Pigs" from Amazon as a motivator) . Then, I still want to learn Hebrew I would like to learn Syriac ( Syriac Aramaic) as well. I would love to one day visit Maaloula and speak in their Aramaic language! I'd love to visit Israel as well. I know Galilean Aramaic is more in the Palestinian region but just to learn the ACTUAL language of Jesus is motivating. :) I'm VERY much into Ancient Languages and I'm looking for Teachers for Ancient Egyptian and Ancient Babylonian.The latter came before Aramaic. I LOVE all these languages and hope to one day sing in them as I'm going to be starting up singing lessons again soon, perhaps the beginning of next year. Steve Caruso also has 2 other books coming out "Elementary Galilean Aramaic" with Exercises in reading and Comprehension and "The Galilean Aramaic Lord's Prayer" and the fate of the language of Christ. I'm looking forward to those. :) I'm on a fixed income so, I look on Memrise or other sites for classes that aren't out of my league to pay for. I just thought I would ask to see what your thoughts were on all this. Would you suggest Study Programs to start? I want to thank you for offering your services to people that REALLY want to learn Aramaic and Hebrew! there are so few teachers. Thanks so much for taking the time to read all of this. I just wanted to give you an overview of where I'd like to go with these languages. I look forward to hearing from you. Thanks again! :) Tracy
Patrick KoenigHi I look forward to speaking with you on how your coaching will teach me to speak Aramaic
JasonI am seeking to learn how to speak the language Jesus speaks to be able to talk to him in his language.