Jewish Studies | Advanced Heberw I
H300 | ALL | Weiss, A.
JSTU-H 300 Advanced Hebrew I (3 cr.) A. Weiss
P: A grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 250 or a Hebrew exam score of
#11 - #15.
MWF 12:20-1:10 #4503
This course is the fifth course in the Modern Hebrew program. It
targets the advanced level. This course meets three times a week. It
introduces Israeli media and literature, as tools for language
integration. This course is based on the first four core-courses of
the Modern Hebrew program. Therefore, knowledge of all of the
grammatical core concepts - taught during the first two years of the
program - is required.
This course is conducted solely in Hebrew and assumes developed
reading and writing Hebrew skill, at the intermediate level. This
course reviews the grammar of Modern Hebrew, by integrating it into
the daily work which students perform. The language and culture of
Modern Hebrew are integrated into every class session, in this
This advanced-level language course offers students the opportunity
to use their structural knowledge of the Hebrew language along with
their communication skills. In doing so, students continue to
develop both. Class sessions offer the opportunity to read and
discuss a variety of sources in Modern Hebrew. Students also use
multimedia resources to watch and listen to Israeli news articles,
skits and programs. All of these tools help introduce topics in the
language and culture of Modern Hebrew, which are then discussed in
class sessions. Following such discussions, students are expected to
write essays on the various topics they have encountered. Students
will need to use their computers to write their assignments.
Consequently, students use their developed computer skills,
implementing them into their Hebrew work. Students are expected to
participate in all class discussions as well as give inclass
presentations, on various topics.
Fulfills: Jewish Studies language course; can be used in any Jewish