Jewish Studies | Intermediate Hebrew II
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JSTU-H 250 Intermediate Hebrew II (3 cr.)

P: Grade of C or higher in H 200 or equivalent proficiency

MWF 10:10-11:00 a.m. #8248 Ayelet Weiss
MWF 11:15 a.m.-12:05 p.m. #8249 Michal Maoz-Levy
MWF 12:20-1:10 p.m. #8250 Michal Maoz-Levy

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 JSTU-H 100, JSTU-H 150 and JSTU-H 200 Hebrew courses. It is
conducted solely in Hebrew. The course offers a thorough review of
the foundations of grammar in Modern Hebrew. The course thus offers
a solid review of the verbal as well as the nominal systems of the

Students work on reading materials from the workbook as well as
other sources, such as Israeli newspapers and internet resources, in
order 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 the 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 collaborative and individual. By being immersed
in the language, students prepare themselves for any special-topic
advanced Hebrew course as well as any literary work in the language.

Fulfills: For students matriculating BEFORE summer 2009 Language &
Literature course; For majors matriculating BEGINNING summer 2009
can be used for any JS category.