Intermediate Biblical Hebrew I (3 cr.)
NELC-B 503 #34690 (meets with JSTU-B 200)
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 150 or equivalent proficiency
This course meets three times a week and is offered as the third semester course, in the Biblical Hebrew language track. It addresses the intermediate language acquisition level of Biblical Hebrew. This course requires Hebrew language skills developed in the first year Hebrew courses: the H100 and the H150. Accordingly, spoken Hebrew is used as the language of instruction and communication. This course focuses on the Biblical text in its origin. Therefore, it establishes students’ grammatical knowledge and working skills in Biblical Hebrew, such that they may read, think about, discuss and understand the Biblical Hebrew narrative, law, prophecy, and poetic texts.
This course is open to undergraduate students as well as to graduate students. Graduate students should enroll in this course through the NELC Department. Undergraduate students should enroll in this course through the Jewish Studies Program. This course may be used to satisfy the foreign language or the language proficiency requirements.