Yaron Peleg

Dr. Yaron Peleg, Kennedy Leigh Lecturer in Modern Hebrew Studies at Cambridge University.  From 2002- 2012, Dr. Peleg directed the Hebrew Program at George Washington University, where he taught Israeli culture courses and courses on modern Hebrew literature and Israel Studies, especially film. He received his PhD in Hebrew literature from Brandeis University in 2000.

 

Courses

Course List: 

Courses offered in the past four years.
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HEBM3401 - 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 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools, Summer 2016 Language Schools

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HEBM3402 - 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 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools, Summer 2016 Language Schools

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HEBM3403 - 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 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools, Summer 2016 Language Schools

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HEBM3501 - 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, Summer 2016 Language Schools

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HEBM3502 - 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, Summer 2016 Language Schools

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HEBM3503 - 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, Summer 2016 Language Schools

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HEBM5642 - Explore Culture Authentic Mat      
HEBM5690 - Understanding the Lang Learner      

In order to maximize the language acquisition process for all learners – teachers need to individualize the learning for them. Therefore one of the main tools used by foreign language teachers is identifying the variables that characterizes each of their learners.

In this course, students will larn how to indentify the main variables that influence learner's abilities to study a new language such as learning style and strategies, notation, aptitude, level of anxiety, and so on.

Required Text: Learning Strategies Handbook [Paperback]; Anna Uhl Chamot , Sarah Barnhardt, Pamela Beard El-Dinary, Jill Robbins

Language learner strategies; Andrew Cohen

Fall 2015

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