Spring 2021 Courses
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.
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.
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.
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.Antebi
Prerequisite: Any 30-level Hebrew course or permission of the instructor.
Examines the cultures and institutions of ethnic minorities in Israel. By examining and discussing the cultural characteristics and political activism of non-Jewish communities in Israel, this course exposes students to various faces of Israel society, and to its multi-ethnic and multi-cultural identity.
Special one-time offering, spring 2021.
Prerequisite: Any 40-level Hebrew course or permission of the instructor. An advanced course that surveys the origins of the Hebrew language and its development throughout the centuries, focusing on its major stages (biblical, rabbinic, medieval, and modern). Explores the unique phenomenon of its revival as a spoken language and its adaptation to the modern world.