Jewish Studies | Advanced Hebrew II
H350 | ALL | A. Weiss


JSTU-H 350 Advanced Hebrew II (3 cr.) Ayelet Weiss

P: Grade of C or higher in H 300 or equivalent proficiency.

MWF 12:20-1:10 p.m. #8251 Ayelet Weiss

This course is offered as the sixth semester course of the Modern
Hebrew program. It meets three times a week. It addresses the
advanced level of acquisition of Modern Hebrew. This course is based
on topics covered in the first two years of the Modern Hebrew
program at IUB as well as in the JSTU-H 300 course. The H350 course
covers the essentials of Modern Hebrew grammar, and offers skill
practice for conversation, composition, and reading comprehension.
The course readings prepare students to work with advanced literary
and academic Hebrew texts.

This course is conducted solely in Hebrew. It offers reading
selections from a variety of advanced-level textbooks as well as
some Modern Hebrew literature, Israeli newspapers, Modern Hebrew
poetry, and other materials. Students are familiarized with
various writing styles including slang, journalistic, poetic, and
academic writing genres.

Listening comprehension skills are further practiced and developed
by exposure to Israeli media. Written assignments, long term
projects, and in-class presentations allow students to master their
Hebrew abilities while developing well-rounded linguistic skills.

Fulfills: For students matriculating BEFORE summer 2009 Language &
Literature course; For majors matriculating BEGINNING summer 2009
can be used for any JS category. Can be used toward Minor in Hebrew
if not used for JS major or certificate.