Jewish Studies | Intermediate Hebrew II
H250 | ALL | Ayelet Weiss
Prerequisite: A grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 200 or a Hebrew score
of 9 or higher.
This course is offered as the fourth semester course of the modern
Hebrew program. It meets three times a week. It addresses the
advanced-intermediate level. The course is based on topics covered
in the H100, H150 and H200 courses. As such, it is conducted solely
in Hebrew. It offers a through review of the foundations of grammar
in modern Hebrew. The course offers a solid review of the verbal as
well as nominal systems of the language.
Students work on reading materials from the textbook as well as
other sources, such as Israeli newspapers, to practice their reading
skills. Students exercise their writing abilities, by writing essays
on various topics, throughout the semester.
The course offers an introduction to Israeli media, as students work
on brief excerpts from Israeli TV broadcasts. These provide an
opportunity for students to work on their verbal skills. The class
sessions offer many daily discussions and a few in-class
presentations, both collaboratively and individually. By being
immersed in the language, students prepare themselves for any
special-topic advanced-Hebrew course as well as any literary work in
Fulfills: Jewish Studies Language & Literature course