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HEBM0101A-F17

CRN: 90990

Introduction Modern Hebrew I
Introductory Modern Hebrew I
In this course students will become acquainted with the basic grammatical and formal concepts necessary for the comprehension of the Modern Hebrew language. We will focus on the fundamentals of reading, writing, listening, and speaking, with a particular emphasis placed on the acquisition of conversational ability. We will also make use of audiovisual, situational, and cultural exercises, and give attention to the elements of Classical form and style that provided a foundation for Modern Hebrew, which was revived as a vernacular in the late 19th century. No previous knowledge of Hebrew is required. 6 hrs.

HEBM0201A-F17

CRN: 91052

Intermediate Modern Hebrew I
Intermediate Modern Hebrew I
This course is a continuation of HEBM 0103. Using authentic audio and visual materials, we will place emphasis on developing the skills required for intermediate-level written and communicative competence. In addition, students will gain a deeper understanding of the forms and style of Classical Hebrew, both of which are necessary for formal composition, interaction, and reading comprehension in Modern Hebrew. (HEBM 0103 or equivalent) 5 hrs. lect/disc

HEBM0411A-F17

CRN: 92224

Translating Hebrew
Translating Hebrew - Theory and Practice
In this course students at the advanced level of Hebrew will learn about the central themes of the theory and practice of translation. Special attention will be given to the particular issues emerging from the translation of Hebrew. Keeping in mind the theoretical background, we will translate Hebrew texts of various genres and periods. We will discuss the linguistic structure of these texts as well as their cultural background. 3 hrs. lect./disc.

HEBM0500A-F17

CRN: 91082

Independent Project
Independent Project
(Approval Required)

HEBM0500B-F17

CRN: 91083

Independent Project
Independent Project
(Approval Required)

HEBR0500A-F17

CRN: 91526

Independent Study
Independent Study
Approval required.

Program in Jewish Studies

Munroe Hall 
427 College St.
Middlebury College

MiddleburyVT 05753