Academic Catalog

Hebrew (HEBR)

HEBR 151  Elementary Modern Hebrew I  3 cr.  

Through reading, writing, listening, and speaking, this beginner's course introduces the basic elements of the Hebrew language and the acquisition of the rudimentary elements of the Hebrew alphabet, pronunciation, grammar, and syntax. No prior knowledge of Hebrew is required.

HEBR 152  Elementary Modern Hebrew II  3 cr.  

This course is a continuation of Elementary Modern Hebrew I and builds upon and further develops the primary language skills introduced in the previous semester. Basic competence in the four areas of language (reading, writing, grammar, and speech) is acquired through extensive practice of grammar, reading various Hebrew and Israeli texts, and writing. Communication skills are enhanced through conversations based on everyday situations.

Prerequisite(s): HEBR 151
HEBR 251  Intermediate Modern Hebrew I  3 cr.  

This course is a continuation of elementary Modern Hebrew II which will consolidate foundations built in the last two semesters. The course will further develop proficiencies in linguistic abilities, vocabulary acquisition, and writing, listening, speaking, and reading at the intermediate to advanced levels. Additionally, the course will further contextualize language fluency by enhancing student awareness of Jewish culture and Israeli society.

Prerequisite(s): HEBR 152
HEBR 252  Intermediate Modern Hebrew II  3 cr.  

This course is a continuation of elementary Modern Hebrew II which will consolidate foundations built in the last two semesters. The course will further develop proficiencies in linguistic abilities, vocabulary acquisition, and writing, listening, speaking, and reading at the intermediate to advanced levels. Additionally, the course will further contextualize language fluency by enhancing student awareness of Jewish culture and Israeli society.

Prerequisite(s): HEBR 251