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Courses

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HEBM 3100 - Beg Hebrew Lifelong Learners      

Beginning Hebrew for Lifelong Learners

This course sequence is designed for students with no previous classroom instruction or functional ability in Modern Hebrew. Most students completing this course sequence will be able to initiate, sustain, and close a conversation dealing with familiar topics, and will be able to write short narratives and read authentic texts based on specific reading strategies. The majority of students completing this level usually achieve Intermediate levels in all four language skills.

Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3150 - Beg Modern-Classical Hebrew      

Summer 2012, Summer 2013

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HEBM 3200 - Int Hebrew Lifelong Learners      

In this course students will strengthen their knowledge of grammatical and syntactical structures and improve their mastery of the language while increasing vocabulary and functional communicative ability. Most students successfully completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "intermediate high" depending on motivation, effort, and diligence.

Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3201 - Intermediate Hebrew I      

Students enrolling in this level are usually those who are able to function at the proficiency level of "novice high" or "intermediate low," according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. In this class, they will strengthen their knowledge of grammatical and syntactical structures and improve their mastery of the language while increasing vocabulary and functional communicative ability. Most students successfully completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "intermediate high" depending on motivation, effort, and diligence.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3202 - Intermediate Hebrew I      

Students enrolling in this level are usually those who are able to function at the proficiency level of "novice high" or "intermediate low," according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. In this class, they will strengthen their knowledge of grammatical and syntactical structures and improve their mastery of the language while increasing vocabulary and functional communicative ability. Most students successfully completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "intermediate high" depending on motivation, effort, and diligence.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3203 - Intermediate Hebrew I      

Students enrolling in this level are usually those who are able to function at the proficiency level of "novice high" or "intermediate low," according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. In this class, they will strengthen their knowledge of grammatical and syntactical structures and improve their mastery of the language while increasing vocabulary and functional communicative ability. Most students successfully completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "intermediate high" depending on motivation, effort, and diligence.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3300 - Int Hebrew Lifelong Learner II      

Students enrolling in this sequence will have a proficiency level of at least "intermediate-mid" according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. Students will continue to strengthen their knowledge of grammatical and syntactical structures and will continue to master the language while increasing vocabulary through extensive reading. Students completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "advanced-low" or "advanced-mid" depending on motivation, effort, and diligence.

Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3301 - Intermediate Hebrew II      

Students enrolling in this sequence will have a proficiency level of at least "intermediate-mid" according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. Students will continue to strengthen their knowledge of grammatical and syntactical structures and will continue to master the language while increasing vocabulary through extensive reading. Students completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "advanced-low" or "advanced-mid” depending on motivation, effort, and diligence.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3302 - Intermediate Hebrew II      

Students enrolling in this sequence will have a proficiency level of at least "intermediate-mid" according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. Students will continue to strengthen their knowledge of grammatical and syntactical structures and will continue to master the language while increasing vocabulary through extensive reading. Students completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "advanced-low" or "advanced-mid” depending on motivation, effort, and diligence.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3303 - Intermediate Hebrew II      

Students enrolling in this sequence will have a proficiency level of at least "intermediate-mid" according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. Students will continue to strengthen their knowledge of grammatical and syntactical structures and will continue to master the language while increasing vocabulary through extensive reading. Students completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "advanced-low" or "advanced-mid” depending on motivation, effort, and diligence.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3352 - Advanced Biblical Reading      

Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3398 - Intermediate Hebrew III      

Students enrolling in this sequence will have a proficiency level of at least "intermediate-high” according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. In this sequence, students will continue to increase vocabulary through extensive reading; they will practice writing and speaking at different registers and they will study cultural and literary texts in depth. Students completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "advanced- mid" or "advanced-high" depending on motivation, effort and diligence.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3399 - Intermediate Hebrew III      

Students enrolling in this sequence will have a proficiency level of at least "intermediate-high” according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. In this sequence, students will continue to increase vocabulary through extensive reading; they will practice writing and speaking at different registers and they will study cultural and literary texts in depth. Students completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "advanced- mid" or "advanced-high" depending on motivation, effort and diligence.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3400 - Intermediate Hebrew III      

Students enrolling in this sequence will have a proficiency level of at least "intermediate-high” according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. In this sequence, students will continue to increase vocabulary through extensive reading; they will practice writing and speaking at different registers and they will study cultural and literary texts in depth. Students completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "advanced- mid" or "advanced-high" depending on motivation, effort and diligence.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3401 - Advanced Hebrew I      

Students enrolling in this sequence will have a proficiency level of at least "intermediate-high" according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. In this sequence, students will continue to increase vocabulary through extensive reading; they will practice writing and speaking at different registers; and they will study cultural and literary texts in depth. Students completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "advanced- mid" or "advanced-high" depending on motivation, effort, and diligence.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3402 - Advanced Hebrew I      

Students enrolling in this sequence will have a proficiency level of at least "intermediate-high" according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. In this sequence, students will continue to increase vocabulary through extensive reading; they will practice writing and speaking at different registers; and they will study cultural and literary texts in depth. Students completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "advanced- mid" or "advanced-high" depending on motivation, effort, and diligence.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3403 - Advanced Hebrew I      

Students enrolling in this sequence will have a proficiency level of at least "intermediate-high" according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. In this sequence, students will continue to increase vocabulary through extensive reading; they will practice writing and speaking at different registers; and they will study cultural and literary texts in depth. Students completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "advanced- mid" or "advanced-high" depending on motivation, effort, and diligence.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3501 - Advanced Hebrew II      

Students enrolling in this sequence will have a proficiency level of at least “advance” according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. In this sequence, students will be able to use four skills with almost complete comprehension at normal speed, using a wide variety and selection of texts on an array of topics. The texts may include hypothetical concepts and utilize argumentation, and supported opinion. Students will focus on culture specific material, which includes sophisticated vocabulary, idioms, and metaphoric language along with critical writing skills. Students completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "advanced-advanced-high to superior" depending on motivation, effort, and diligence.

Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3502 - Advanced Hebrew II      

Students enrolling in this sequence will have a proficiency level of at least “advance” according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. In this sequence, students will be able to use four skills with almost complete comprehension at normal speed, using a wide variety and selection of texts on an array of topics. The texts may include hypothetical concepts and utilize argumentation, and supported opinion. Students will focus on culture specific material, which includes sophisticated vocabulary, idioms, and metaphoric language along with critical writing skills. Students completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "advanced-advanced-high to superior" depending on motivation, effort, and diligence.

Summer 2015 Language Schools

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HEBM 3503 - Advanced Hebrew II      

Students enrolling in this sequence will have a proficiency level of at least “advance” according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. In this sequence, students will be able to use four skills with almost complete comprehension at normal speed, using a wide variety and selection of texts on an array of topics. The texts may include hypothetical concepts and utilize argumentation, and supported opinion. Students will focus on culture specific material, which includes sophisticated vocabulary, idioms, and metaphoric language along with critical writing skills. Students completing this sequence will emerge with a proficiency level of "advanced-advanced-high to superior" depending on motivation, effort, and diligence.

Summer 2015 Language Schools

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The School of Hebrew
Sunderland Language Center
Middlebury College
P: 802.443.3570
F: 802.443.2075

Mailing address
School of Hebrew
14 Old Chapel Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT  05753

Carrie Gracie, Coordinator
schoolofhebrew@middlebury.edu