Near Eastern Languages & Cultures | Biblical Hebrew IV
N517 | 3143 | Choo
Course Meets: 1:00 - 2:00 MWF BH233
This course is the sequel to Intermediate Biblical Hebrew I/III. The overall goal of the course is to
prepare students to do independent research on the Hebrew Bible. At the end of the year, the student
should be able to sight-read simple passages from the Hebrew Bible. The student should also be
familiar with the tools that are necessary both for advancing his/her basic knowledge of Hebrew and for
scholarly research. The specific goals for this semester include: 1) rapid reading of narrative texts, 2)
introduction to other genres, both poetry and prose, and 3) discussion of syntax and other areas of
potential scholarly research in the study of Biblical Hebrew. Course expectations: Students are
expected to prepare the grammar exercises or assigned biblical passages for each class. Attendance is
required. There are no make-ups for quizzes or exams, except in the case of a confirmed medical
problem. Academic dishonesty will result in failure.
Prerequisites: Three prior semesters of Biblical Hebrew, or permission of instructor.