Hebrew Courses


Brandeis University Bulletin Hebrew courses

Spring 2022 Courses

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HBRW 10a, Beginning Hebrew

F 12:30 - 1:20 PM

Professor Aliza Brosh

For students with no previous knowledge and those with a minimal background. Intensive training in the basics of Hebrew grammar, listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing.

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HBRW 20b, Intermediate Hebrew

HBRW 20b 1: MTWTh 10 - 10:50 PM, Professor Rima Farah

HBRW 20b 2: MTWTh 1 - 1:50 PM, Professor Guy Antebi

Prerequisite: HBRW 10a, 19a or the equivalent as determined by placement examination.

Continuation of HBRW 10a and 19a, employing the same methods. Intensive training in Hebrew grammar, listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing.

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HBRW 34a, Intermediate Hebrew II: Aspects of Israeli Culture

MTWTh 10 - 10:50 AM

Professor Guy Antebi

Prerequisite: Any 20-level Hebrew course or the equivalent as determined by placement examination.

Continuation of HBRW 20b. A beginner- intermediate level course that helps students strengthen their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Contemporary cultural aspects will be stressed and a variety of materials will be used.

 

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HBRW 44b, Advanced Intermediate Hebrew: Israeli Culture and Media

MTWTh 11 - 11:50 PM

Professor Guy Antebi

Prerequisite: Any 30-level Hebrew course or the equivalent.

Reinforces the acquired skills of speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing at the intermediate level. Contemporary cultural aspects are stressed; conversational Hebrew and reading of selections from modern literature.

HBRW 121a, Let's Converse in Hebrew 1 - Life Challenges and Post Trauma of an Israeli Family through a TV Series

 MW 2 - 3:20 PM

Professor Sara Hascal

Prerequisite: Any 30-level Hebrew course or permission of the instructor.

An advanced-intermediate conversation course for students who wish to improve their speaking skills. Role playing, vocabulary building, and guided speaking activities develop conversational skills for various situations. Reading and discussion of contemporary texts, based on the popular Israeli TV series, "Yellow Peppers", assist in vocabulary building.

HBRW 124a, Hebrew for Business, Doing Business in Start-Up Nation

MW 3:30 - 4:50 PM

Professor Sara Hascal

Prerequisite: Any 30-level Hebrew course or permission of the instructor. Does not meet the requirement in the school of humanities.

Provides students with tools and competence to deal with the Israeli business community. For advanced-intermediate Hebrew students who wish to gain cultural understanding and business language speaking skills.