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JSTU-H 150 ,  Introduction to Elementary Hebrew II ,  4 cr. ,
MTWR 10:10-11:00 #8485 E. Tamir
MTWR 10:10-11:00 #13541 M. Maoz-Levy
MTWR 11:15-12:05 #8484 E. Tamir
MTWR 12:20-1:10 #8486 E. Tamir

This course meets four times a week and is offered as the second
semester course, in the Modern Hebrew program. As such, it
addresses appropriate material for the advanced-beginning level. The
course is based on topics covered in the H 100 course. The
course is conducted exclusively in Hebrew. Students are exposed to
spoken Hebrew, throughout class; they are expected to
communicate solely in Hebrew, with one another as well as with the

This course offers a heavy focus on the verbs in Hebrew. Thus, it
offers a practice of the infinitival structures of Hebrew, matching
each such verbal form to its present form counterpart. The course
further offers a solid review of the past tense of the Hebrew verbal
system. The course focuses on the structure of simple as well as
basic - nested (semi-complex) sentences, covering the word order
options that such structures allow in Modern Hebrew.
The course uses readings from the textbook, in order to work on
reading comprehension. Students use a set of CDs to work on
listening comprehension exercises. Writing skills are developed, as
students write short essays on various topics. Speaking skills are
exercised daily in class. As part of the course, students prepare
and present short presentations in class, on various topics.
Fulfills: Jewish Studies Language & Literature course or core course
for majors