Eran Kaplan

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Course List: 

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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 2015 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2016 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2018 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session

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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.

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

Summer 2015 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2016 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2017 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session

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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.

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

Summer 2015 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2016 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session

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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.

Required Texts: TBD

Summer 2015 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2016 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session

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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.

Required Texts: TBD

Summer 2015 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2016 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session

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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.

Required Texts: TBD

Summer 2015 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2016 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session

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HEBM 6715 - Culture&Language: Connection      

Culture and Language - Understanding the Connection: The Making of Modern Hebrew Culture

This course will explore the emergence, establishment and evolution of Modern Hebrew culture from the end of the 19th Century to the present. The course will be divided into three chronological units.
• Unit 1 - 1882-1948: The Origins and Development of Modern Hebrew Culture
• Unit 2 - 1948-1980: The Israeli State and its Culture
• Unit 3 - 1980-Present: The Critiques of Modern Hebrew Culture.
The course will examine the historical, ideological and cultural underpinnings of the Zionist project and later the State of Israel by using various primary sources, such as ideological essays, official documents, literary and poetic output, as well as cinematic and musical sources. The aim of the course is to provide students with a substantial historical and cultural understanding of the Modern Hebrew project. By the end of the course, students will gain competency in analyzing cultural artifacts and evaluating their social and ideological significance.

Summer 2018 Language Schools, 2-week SoH Session 1

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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:
hebrew-ls@middlebury.edu