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Department of Languages & Literatures

Hebrew - Tel Aviv Promenade

Hebrew

Course Descriptions

This is a general guide to the courses available in Hebrew. Courses may change over time, and some courses are not available some quarters. For the most up-to-date listing of available courses, log on to PioneerWeb and view course schedules.

HEBR 1001, 1002, 1003 Elementary Hebrew (4 qtr. hrs. each)
Introduction to classical grammar, syntax and modern speech patterns. Three quarter sequence.

HEBR 2001, 2002, 2003 Intermediate Hebrew (4 qtr. hrs. each)
Continuation of language study with emphasis on the living language of contemporary Israel. Three-quarter sequence. Prerequisite: HEBR 1003 or equivalent.

Hebr 2745: Israeli Television and Cinema: Representing Cultural Diversity in Israeli Life (4 qtr. hrs.)
The course goals are three-fold: a) to facilitate students' communicative competence in Hebrew across the interpretive, interpersonal and presentational modes through constant immersion in Hebrew, b) to expand students' knowledge and understanding of Israeli society and culture while interacting solely in Hebrew, and c) to help students develop a lifelong interest in learning the Hebrew language and its culture. Screening of Israeli films is a central part of the course. All the films are in Hebrew. The course is not open to native speakers of Hebrew. Cross listed as JUST 2745. Prerequisite: HEBR 2003 or equivalent.

Hebr 3010: Aspects of Modern Hebrew: Reading, Films, Songs and Discussion (4 qtr. hrs.)
HEBR 3010 is a course designed for students that have successfully completed HEBR/JUST 2003 or its equivalent. Its goals are three-fold: a) to facilitate students' communicative competence in Hebrew across the interpretive, interpersonal and presentational modes through constant immersion in Hebrew, b) to expand students' knowledge of Israeli culture while interacting solely in Hebrew, and c) to help students develop a lifelong interest in learning the Hebrew language. The course is not open to native speakers of Hebrew.

HEBR 3701 Hebrew Readings (1 to 4 qtr. hrs.)
Selected authors or genres in Hebrew literature. Prerequisite: JUST/HEBR 2003 or equivalent, or instructor's permission.

HEBR 3991 Independent Study (1 to 5 qtr. hrs.)