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Introduction to Biblical Hebrew 1 - HBRW1111

Year - 2020

This unit, for those beginning the study of Hebrew, brings students from their first acquaintance with the Hebrew alphabet to an understanding of the Hebrew language used in the Biblical texts. The unit is devoted to the study of the grammar and the principles of translation.

2x2hr seminars/week

1250wd grammar short quizzes (25%), 1250wd Bible text short quizzes (25%), 1x1000wd grammar in-class test (20%), 1x1000wd Biblical text in-class test (20%), class participation (10%)


HBRW1311 or HBRW2631


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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