Hebrew (Modern)

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Hebrew (Modern)

Honours

Honours in Hebrew (Modern) requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level seminar units
(ii) 36 credit points of 4000-level thesis units

Honours seminar units of study

HBRW4113 Modern Hebrew language-in-use I

This unit of study is not available in 2021

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Assessment: 1x equivalent to 3000wds in Hebrew oral presentation (50%), 1x 2500wds in Hebrew research essay (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
In this unit the students will examine a variety of Modern Hebrew text types representative of different genres and historical periods, using linguistic proficiencies and analysis tools they have obtained in their former studies. Concurrently, students will continue to enhance their proficiency in using Modern Hebrew in speech and in writing.
HBRW4114 Modern Hebrew language-in-use II

This unit of study is not available in 2021

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Assessment: 1x equivalent to 3000wds in Hebrew oral presentation (50%), 1x 2500wds in Hebrew research paper (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
In this unit students will continue to advance their textual analysis of more complex Modern Hebrew text types. They will focus on a novel of their choice and consider its social-cultural messages and the ways in which contemporary Israeli society is viewed in it.
SLCS4500 SLC Honours Seminar 1

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Assessment: 1x2000wd critical analysis exercise (30%), 1x2500wd essay (40%), 1x1500wd seminar presentation (30%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
This unit critically examines a range of theoretical and methodological issues relevant to the study of language, history, society and culture. It facilitates reflective engagement on a variety of conceptual frameworks and enables the acquisition of the skills required to complete an extended research project.
Textbooks
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
SLCS4501 SLC Honours Seminar 2

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Assessment: 1x2000wd critical analysis exercise (30%), 1x2500wd essay (40%), 1x1500wd seminar presentation (30%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
This unit critically examines a range of theoretical and methodological issues relevant to the study of language, history, society and culture. It facilitates reflective engagement on a variety of conceptual frameworks and enables the acquisition of the skills required to complete an extended research project.
Textbooks
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units

Honours thesis units of study

HBRW4111 Modern Hebrew Honours Thesis 1

Credit points: 18 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 7 x half-hour supervision meetings/semester, at least. Mode of delivery: Supervision Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
In this unit you begin a substantial, independent research project in Modern Hebrew, an Honours thesis of 20,000 words in English or 15,000 words in Hebrew. Regular meetings with a supervisor approved by the Honours Coordinator will guide your progress. You will develop a plan for researching and writing the thesis, submit an ethics application if appropriate, familiarise yourself with disciplinary conventions and standards, engage with relevant literature, theories and methodologies, and submit drafts at agreed times.
HBRW4112 Modern Hebrew Honours Thesis 2

Credit points: 18 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 7 x half-hour supervision meetings/semester, at least. Assessment: 1x 20000wds in English or 15000wds in Hebrew Thesis (100%) Mode of delivery: Supervision Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
In this unit you complete and submit your substantial independent research project in Modern Hebrew, of 20,000 words in English or 15,000 words in Hebrew. Regular meetings with a supervisor will guide your progress. You will continue to submit drafts at agreed times, and develop your expertise in relevant research methods and analytical skills as well as in the subject matter of your specialist topic.