HEB 506 • FIRST-YEAR HEBREW I
8:00 AM-9:00 AM
8:00 AM-9:30 AM
This course introduces the basics of Modern Hebrew. Students will learn the Hebrew alphabet, the writing system (print and cursive), the sound system, simple language constructions, elementary grammar and a vocabulary of approximately 300 words. By the end of the semester students are expected to master basic conversational skills, be able to read vocalized and unvocalized texts, be able to write paragraph-long compositions and comprehend simple reading passages with the assistance of a basic glossary.
Class attendance and participation; Weekly quizzes; Midterm exam (oral and written); Homework assignments; Final exam (oral and written). Distribution of grades will be determined by individual instructor.
Esther Raizen, 2000. Modern Hebrew for Beginners. University of Texas Press.