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BBCL2601: Biblical Hebrew 1

This unit is for those beginning the study of Hebrew, and 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. Students work through the grammar systematically to give a solid grounding in the language. At the same time students read Biblical texts from narrative books like Judges and Samuel to practically apply the skills they are learning.

Code BBCL2601
Academic unit Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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BBCL1002 or 12 credit points at 1000 level from JCTC or Modern Hebrew
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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HBRW1111 or HBRW2631

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. understand the academic study of Classical (Biblical) Hebrew grammar and texts at a beginner level
  • LO2. read the Hebrew alphabet
  • LO3. understand the basics of Hebrew grammar
  • LO4. begin to develop skills in translating Biblical texts

Unit outlines

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