Summer 2013 Hebrew


Registration for Summer 2013 Hebrew and Ulpan Is Now Open!

To register for on-campus or online Hebrew, visit the registration page

To register for Ulpan, email tbarone@hebrewcollege.edu

Hebrew (On Campus)
           
COURSE TITLE
 
INSTRUCTOR
 
TIME
 
DATE
 
CREDITS
 
COURSE NO.
 
Hebrew 3 Davis M-Th, 9 am-1:30 pm June 17-July 11
(campus closed July 4) 
4 UG CU HEBRW 203
Students will learn to recognize and use new and more complicated structures of Hebrew grammar and morphology, such as combined sentences, and will acquire vocabulary for advanced reading of classical and modern texts and conversation. Sessions will include readings of longer passages from modern and classical texts, as well as dialogues and abridged stories. Students will listen to stories and recorded dialogues, participate in open conversation and write short expository passages. All language skills will be mastered through the syntactic and grammatical structures. Students will learn the future tense of basic verbs in the strong verb groups, as well as frequently used weak verbs.
Hebrew 4 Davis M-Th, 9 am-1:30 pm July 22-Aug. 15 4 UG CU HEBRW 204
Building on the language skills students have developed in Hebrew I through III, this course will continue to strengthen students' reading comprehension, grammar, written and oral language skills in modern Hebrew, as well as reading and comprehension of rabbinic texts. Attention will be paid to the grammatical forms and structures, as well as vocabulary expansion.
 
Hebrew (Online)
           

All classes require purchase of a standard Hebrew-English dictionary.

COURSE TITLE
 
INSTRUCTOR
 
TIME
 
DATE
 
CREDITS
 
COURSE NO.
 
Mekhina (Preparation) for Hebrew Language Levy Online June 10-Aug. 16 0 CU HEBRW 010
Designed to serve as an introduction to Hebrew language study and to ensure that students with some prior Hebrew study experience begin Modern Hebrew I at comparable levels. The Mekhina introduces the Hebrew alphabet and vowels, as well as verbs and syntax sufficient for conducting simple daily conversation. Students progress at their own pace, submit oral and written homework, and take online quizzes. Weekly real-time class discussions are conducted by the instructor with small groups of students at comparable levels. The Mekhina is based on the seven introductory units of "Ivrit Min Hahatchala" ("Hebrew From Scratch"), the textbook used by Hebrew College's campus-based and online Hebrew language programs. No prior knowledge of Hebrew is required.
Hebrew 1 Levy Online June 10-Aug. 16 4 UG CU HEBRW 110

Enables students to recognize and use fundamental structures of Hebrew grammar and morphology and acquire the necessary vocabulary for basic conversation and reading of modern and classical texts. All language skills are mastered through elementary syntactic and grammatical structures. Students will learn the basic verbs in the different common active verb groups and their conjugation in the present and past tense. Students will read and listen to stories and dialogues and participate in guided class discussions. Based on topics introduced in the lessons, students will write their own dialogues and passages. All language skills are mastered through more advanced syntactic and grammatical structures. Prerequisite: Hebrew Mekhina or placement test.
Hebrew 1A Levy Online June 10-Aug. 16 2 UG CU HEBRW 111A
Covers first half of Hebrew I, Lessons 1-7, of "Ivrit Min Hahatchala, Vol. 1." Prerequisite: Hebrew Mekhina or placement test.
Hebrew 1B Levy Online June 10-Aug. 16 2 UG CU HEBRW 111B
Covers second half of Hebrew I, Lessons 8-14, of "Ivrit Min Hahatchala, Vol. 1." Prerequisite: Hebrew Mekhina or placement test.
Hebrew 2 Levy Online June 10-Aug. 16 4 UG CU HEBRW 210
A continuation of Hebrew I Online, this course enables students to recognize and use additional structures of Hebrew grammar, morphology and vocabulary to read modern and classical texts and to engage in conversation. Students will read and listen to stories and dialogues and participate in guided class discussions. Based on topics introduced in the lessons, students will write their own dialogues and passages. All language skills are mastered through more advanced syntactic and grammatical structures. Students will learn the past tense of verb groups introduced in Hebrew I. Prerequisite: Hebrew I or placement test.
Hebrew 2A Levy Online June 10-Aug. 16 2 UG CU HEBRW 211A
Covers the first half of Hebrew II, Lessons 15-21, of "Ivrit Min Hahatchala, Vol. 1." Prerequisite: Hebrew I or placement test.
Hebrew 2B Levy Online June 10- Aug. 16 2 UG CU HEBRW 211B
Covers the second half of Hebrew II, Lessons 22-28, of "Ivrit Min Hahatchala, Vol. 1." Prerequisite: Hebrew 2A or placement test.
Hebrew 3 Levy Online June 10-Aug. 16 4 UG CU HEBRW 310
Students will learn to recognize and use new and more complex structures of Hebrew grammar and morphology, such as combined sentences, and will acquire vocabulary for advanced reading of modern and classical texts and for conversation. Lessons include readings of longer passages, dialogues and stories. Students will be given the opportunity to practice the new syntactic and grammatical structures. Based on topics introduced in the lessons, students will write short expository passages and deepen their mastery of spoken Hebrew through participation in open conversation. Prerequisite: Hebrew 2 or placement test.
Hebrew 3A Levy Online June 10-Aug. 16 2 UG CU HEBRW 311A
Covers the first half of Hebrew III, Lessons 1-4, of "Ivrit Min Hahatchala, Vol. 2." Prerequisite: Hebrew 2 or placement test.
Hebrew 3B Levy Online June 10-Aug. 16 2 UG CU HEBRW 311B
Covers the second half of Hebrew III, Lessons 5-8, of "Ivrit Min Hahatchala, Vol. 2." Prerequisite: Hebrew 3A or placement test.
Hebrew 4 Levy Online June 10-Aug. 16 4 UG CU HEBRW 410
Designed for intermediate students who have successfully mastered Hebrew reading, writing and speaking skills. Students will practice writing directed and complex sentences, as well as free composition. In weekly oral assignments and class discussions, only Hebrew is spoken. Through extensive readings, students will expand their vocabulary and increase their familiarity with grammatical patterns. Students will learn the future tense of basic verbs in the strong verb groups, as well as frequently used weak verbs. Prerequisite: Hebrew 3 or placement test.
Hebrew 4A Levy Online June 10-Aug. 16 2 UG CU HEBRW 411A
Covers the first half of Hebrew IV, Lessons 9-12, of "Ivrit Min Hahatchala, Vol. 2." Prerequisite: Hebrew 3 or placement test.
Hebrew 4B Levy Online June 10-Aug. 16 2 UG CU HEBRW 411B
Covers the second half of Hebrew IV, Lessons 13-16, of "Ivrit Min Hahatchala, Vol. 2." Prerequisite: Hebrew 4A or placement test.
 
Ulpan
 
COURSE TITLE
 
INSTRUCTOR
 
TIME
 
DATE
 
CREDITS
 
COURSE NO.
 
           
Level 1 TBA

Four time options:

M-Th, 9:30-11:20 am

M, W, 9:30-11:20 am

M, W, 6:30-8:20 pm

F, 9:30 am-12:30 pm

June 17-July 26 Ulpan is generally taken as noncredit status. In special circumstances, undergraduate credit may be requested. N/A
Designed for those with little or no prior knowledge of Hebrew. Classes are taught almost entirely in Hebrew, and students are encouraged and expected to speak the language in class. Vocabulary consists of about 250 new words each semester.
Level 2 TBA

Five time options:

 

M-Th, 9:30-11:20 am

M, W, 9:30-11:20 am

M, W, 6:30-8:20 pm

 

Tu, Th, 9:30-11:20 am

F, 9:30 am-12:30 pm

June 17-July 26 Ulpan is generally taken as noncredit status. In special circumstances, undergraduate credit may be requested. N/A
Designed for those with little or no prior knowledge of Hebrew. Classes are taught almost entirely in Hebrew, and students are encouraged and expected to speak the language in class. Vocabulary consists of about 250 new words each semester.
Level 3 TBA

Four time options:

M, W, 9:30-11:20 am
 

M, W, 6:30-8:20 pm 

Tu, Th, 9:30-11:20 am

F, 9:30 am-12:30 pm

June 17-July 26 Ulpan is generally taken as noncredit status. In special circumstances, undergraduate credit may be requested. N/A
Designed for those with little or no prior knowledge of Hebrew. Classes are taught almost entirely in Hebrew, and students are encouraged and expected to speak the language in class. Vocabulary consists of about 250 new words each semester.
Level 4 TBA

Four time options:

M, W, 9:30-11:20 am
 

M, W, 6:30-8:20 pm

 Tu, Th, 9:30-11:20 am

F, 9:30 am-12:30 pm

June 17-July 26 Ulpan is generally taken as noncredit status. In special circumstances, undergraduate credit may be requested. N/A
Designed for students with moderate ability to write and speak Hebrew. You'll listen to stories and recorded dialogues, participate in open conversations and write short expository passages.
Level 5 TBA

Four time options:

M, W, 9:30-11:20 am
 

M, W, 6:30-8:20 pm 

Tu, Th, 9:30-11:20 am

F, 9:30 am-12:30 pm

June 17-July 26 Ulpan is generally taken as noncredit status. In special circumstances, undergraduate credit may be requested. N/A
Designed for students with moderate ability to write and speak Hebrew. You'll listen to stories and recorded dialogues, participate in open conversations and write short expository passages.
Level 6 TBA

Four time options:

M, W, 9:30-11:20 am
 

M, W, 6:30-8:20 pm 

Tu, Th, 9:30-11:20 am

F, 9:30 am-12:30 pm

June 17-July 26 Ulpan is generally taken as noncredit status. In special circumstances, undergraduate credit may be requested. N/A
Designed for students with moderate ability to write and speak Hebrew. You'll listen to stories and recorded dialogues, participate in open conversations and write short expository passages.
Level 7 TBA

Three time options:

M, W, 9:30-11:20 am
 

M, W, 6:30-8:20 pm 

F, 9:30 am-12:30 pm

June 17-July 26 Ulpan is generally taken as noncredit status. In special circumstances, undergraduate credit may be requested. N/A
Designed for students with a strong command of both spoken and written Hebrew. The course is structured to accommodate a wide range of student interests. You'll carry on conversations taken from daily life, read texts dealing with cultural and historical topics and explore original literature.
Level 8 TBA

Three time options:

M, W, 9:30-11:20 am
 

M, W, 6:30-8:20 pm 

F, 9:30 am-12:30 pm

June 17-July 26 Ulpan is generally taken as noncredit status. In special circumstances, undergraduate credit may be requested. N/A
Designed for students with a strong command of both spoken and written Hebrew. The course is structured to accommodate a wide range of student interests. You'll carry on conversations taken from daily life, read texts dealing with cultural and historical topics and explore original literature.
Level 9 TBA

Four time options:

M, W, 9:30-11:20 am
 

M, W, 6:30-8:20 pm 

F, 9:30 am-12:30 pm

June 17-July 26 Ulpan is generally taken as noncredit status. In special circumstances, undergraduate credit may be requested. N/A
Designed for students with a strong command of both spoken and written Hebrew. The course is structured to accommodate a wide range of student interests. You'll carry on conversations taken from daily life, read texts dealing with cultural and historical topics and explore original literature.
Chug: Amazing Israel's Incredible Uniqueness Teeri

Two time options:

Tu, 9:30-11:30 am

Th, 6:30-8:30 am;

June 17-July 26 Ulpan is generally taken as noncredit status. In special circumstances, undergraduate credit may be requested. N/A
Each class will deal with a different aspect of Israel and its impact on current life. Some topics include Israel's historical centrality in the development of the western society, how tectonic phenomena influence our life, people and society, discoveries and inventions and understanding who and what is the “Tzabar” (cactus). Reading material for this session will include selections from the poet “Rachel,” Professor Leibowitz’s article, “Jews and Arabs in Israel,” a story by Shai Agnon and more.