HEB 507 • FIRST-YEAR HEBREW II
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
This course in Modern Hebrew builds upon HEB 506. It assumes mastery of the Hebrew alphabet, the writing system, the sound system, simple language constructions, elementary grammar and a vocabulary of approximately 300 words. You will study expanded grammar and complex sentence structures. You will master at least three verb patterns in all tenses, will have a basic knowledge of nominal structures, will expand your vocabulary to some 600 words and reach conversational skills at the low-intermediate level. You will be introduced to the use of a Hebrew dictionary and will read and write passages that are about one-page in length. The course involves regular use of audio-visual materials in Hebrew, all of them accessible on the Internet.
Distribution of grades will be determined by individual instructors.
Raizen, Esther, Modern Hebrew for Beginners, University of Texas Press, 2001 Raizen, Esther, Modern Hebrew for Intermediate Students. University of Texas Press, 2002