HEB 507 • FIRST YEAR HEBREW II
|41860 to 41870||Multiple Sections||
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.
This is a multi-section course. Please view the on-line course schedule for available times and locations.
Participation 15%, Homework 20%, Quizzes 30% Presentations 5%, Midterm exam 10%, Final exam 20% May vary with instructor.
Raizen, Esther. 2000 (or any other edition). Modern Hebrew for Beginners. Austin: University of Texas Press Raizen, Esther. 2001 (or any other edition). Modern Hebrew for Intermediate Student. Austin: University of Texas Press Hebrew-English/English-Hebrew dictionary of choice