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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Spring 2010

HEB 346 • HEBREW VIA POPULAR CULTURE

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
41892 MWF
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
MEZ 1.206
RAIZEN, E

Course Description

The course, which builds upon HEB 412L, focuses on acquiring proficiency and communicative skills through the use of the various outlets of popular culture: Television programs, films, newspapers, magazines, songs, and short stories. Among other activities, students will participate in a class blog, will enter a couple of "talkback" entries, and produce an original cultural piece. Students enrolled in the class will be expected to advance to the intermediate-high level in composition, comprehension and conversation and be prepared to meet the requirements of the Hebrew program subsequent upper-division courses.

Grading Policy

Attendance and participation 20% Homework assignments 15% Weekly papers 20%; Portfolio 15% Class blog 15%; Original piece 15%

Texts

Materials to be posted on Blackboard, Youtube videos and other internet resources.

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