Near Eastern Languages & Cultures | Advanced Hebrew I
H301 | 3300 | Staff


Course Meets: 1:25 - 2:15  MWF  GB 333

The purpose of this course will be to give students the necessary tools for greater self-expression and
independence in language skills.  Sessions will be devoted to advanced grammar, conversation and
composition.  Intensive and extensive reading of advanced Hebrew texts and Israeli newspapers will be used
to polish reading and comprehension.  Readings selected from Hebrew literature will be used to familiarize
the students with current slang as well as literary Hebrew.   In addition, readings from selected newspaper
articles will expand the student's familiarity with journalistic Hebrew and stimulate thinking and free
expression. Students will be required to take periodic quizzes and exams as well as a final examination.

Required texts:
Coffin, Edna Amir. Lessons in Modern Hebrew, Level III.
Ben-Abba, Dov, The Meridian Hebrew/English- English/Hebrew Dictionary.