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HEBM3101A-L17

CRN: 60213

Beginning Hebrew
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.

Required Texts: Multi Dictionary Hebrew/English English/Hebrew; Brandeis Modern Hebrew

HEBM3102A-L17

CRN: 60214

Beginning Hebrew
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.

Required Texts: Multi Dictionary Hebrew/English English/Hebrew; Brandeis Modern Hebrew

HEBM3103A-L17

CRN: 60215

Beginning Hebrew
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.

Required Texts: Multi Dictionary Hebrew/English English/Hebrew; Brandeis Modern Hebrew

HEBM3201A-L17

CRN: 60216

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, 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.

Required Texts: Jerusalem Stories; Multi Dictionary Hebrew/English English/Hebrew; Brandeis Modern Hebrew

HEBM3202A-L17

CRN: 60217

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, 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.

Required Texts: Jerusalem Stories; Multi Dictionary Hebrew/English English/Hebrew; Brandeis Modern Hebrew

HEBM3203A-L17

CRN: 60218

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, 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.

Required Texts: Jerusalem Stories; Multi Dictionary Hebrew/English English/Hebrew; Brandeis Modern Hebrew

HEBM3301A-L17

CRN: 60219

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.

* Required Texts:* Brandeis Modern Hebrew, Intermediate to Advanced; Up-to-date English-Hebrew and Hebrew-English Dictionary; Tarnegol Kaparot; Apple from the Desert (in Hebrew – Gesher version

HEBM3302A-L17

CRN: 60220

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.

Required Texts: Brandeis Modern Hebrew, Intermediate to Advanced; Up-to-date English-Hebrew and Hebrew-English Dictionary; Tarnegol Kaparot; Apple from the Desert (in Hebrew – Gesher version

HEBM3303A-L17

CRN: 60221

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.

* Required Texts:* Brandeis Modern Hebrew, Intermediate to Advanced; Up-to-date English-Hebrew and Hebrew-English Dictionary; Tarnegol Kaparot; Apple from the Desert (in Hebrew – Gesher version

HEBM3398A-L17

CRN: 60227

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.

Required Texts: Brandeis Modern Hebrew, Intermediate to Advanced; Concerning dreams – 4. Jerusalem Stories; Apple from the Desert (in Hebrew – Gesher version); Three Stories (Hebrew); Up-to-date English-Hebrew and Hebrew-English Dictionary; Definitely the Last Story

HEBM3399A-L17

CRN: 60228

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.

Required Texts: Brandeis Modern Hebrew, Intermediate to Advanced; Concerning dreams – 4. Jerusalem Stories; Apple from the Desert (in Hebrew – Gesher version); Three Stories (Hebrew); Up-to-date English-Hebrew and Hebrew-English Dictionary; Definitely the Last Story

HEBM3400A-L17

CRN: 60229

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.

Required Texts: Brandeis Modern Hebrew, Intermediate to Advanced; Concerning dreams – 4. Jerusalem Stories; Apple from the Desert (in Hebrew – Gesher version); Three Stories (Hebrew); Up-to-date English-Hebrew and Hebrew-English Dictionary; Definitely the Last Story

HEBM3401A-L17

CRN: 60222

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.

Required Texts: Three Stories Hebrew; Up to date Hebrew-English English-Hebrew dictionary

HEBM3402A-L17

CRN: 60223

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.

Required Texts: Three Stories Hebrew; Up to date Hebrew-English English-Hebrew dictionary

HEBM3403A-L17

CRN: 60224

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.

Required Texts: Three Stories Hebrew; Up to date Hebrew-English English-Hebrew dictionary

The School of Hebrew
Sunderland Language Center
Middlebury College
P: 802.443.3593
F: 802.443.2075

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

Email:
schoolofhebrew@middlebury.edu