HEBR - Hebrew

HEBR 101 - Elementary Hebrew I

Fundamentals of the spoken and written modern language. Development of listening and speaking skills and of facility in reading and writing standard, unvowelled texts. Introduction to the culture of Israel. Class/laboratory. Language level and subsequent course placement will be determined by the Foreign Languages & Literatures Department.

HEBR 102 - Elementary Hebrew II

Fundamentals of the spoken and written modern language. Development of listening and speaking skills and of facility in reading and writing standard, unvowelled texts. Introduction to the culture of Israel. Class/laboratory. Language level and subsequent course placement will be determined by the Foreign Languages & Literatures Department. [H]

Prerequisite
HEBR 101 or equivalent proficiency

HEBR 103 - Accelerated Elementary Hebrew

A one-semester course, this is an intensive elementary course for motivated beginners. The program stresses a content-based approach to language learning and is designed to help students develop interpretive, interpersonal and presentational communicative skills in Modern Hebrew while exploring key cultural perspectives and practices of Hebrew speakers all over the world. Students will spend three hours of classroom instruction and one hour working either individually or collaboratively in the language resource center. [H]

HEBR 111 - Intermediate Hebrew I

Review and expansion of the basic grammar, vocabulary, and idioms. Development of skills of self-expression and conversation. Readings in short stories and in newspaper and magazine articles, and monitoring of television broadcasts in the language laboratory to gain a deeper understanding of Israeli culture. Language level and subsequent course placement will be determined by the Foreign Languages & Literatures Department. [H]

Prerequisite
HEBR 102 or equivalent proficiency

HEBR 112 - Intermediate Hebrew II

Review and expansion of the basic grammar, vocabulary, and idioms. Development of skills of self-expression and conversation. Readings in short stories and in newspaper and magazine articles, and monitoring of television broadcasts in the language laboratory to gain a deeper understanding of Israeli culture. Language level and subsequent course placement will be determined by the Foreign Languages & Literatures Department.[GM2, H]

Prerequisite
HEBR 111 or proficiency

HEBR 290 - Independent Study in Hebrew

These courses are intended to expand the student's basic capabilities in the four linguistic skills-listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Enrichment of written grammar review with emphasis on the expansion of vocabulary and stylistics. Examination of cultural and contemporary issues through use of texts, films, television, music, and the Internet.

Prerequisite
HEBR 112 or equivalent proficiency

HEBR 291 - Independent Study in Hebrew

These courses are intended to expand the student's basic capabilities in the four linguistic skills-listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Enrichment of written grammar review with emphasis on the expansion of vocabulary and stylistics. Examination of cultural and contemporary issues through use of texts, films, television, music, and the Internet.

Prerequisite
HEBR 112 or equivalent proficiency