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HBRW1011: Foundations of Modern Hebrew 1

This unit provides an introduction to Modern Hebrew. It is intended for students who have little or no previous knowledge and practice of the language. The unit fosters the development of oral communication skills relating to everyday topics. It includes learning the Hebrew alphabet and basic reading and writing skills as well as the introduction of basic vocabulary and language functions. It is imperative that all prospective students contact the coordinator to arrange for a placement test upon enrolment.

Code HBRW1011
Academic unit Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies
Credit points 6
HBRW1301 or HBRW1101

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

  • LO1. read and write the Hebrew alphabet and to pronounce the Hebrew consonants and vowels well enough to be understood by proficient speakers
  • LO2. begin using Modern Hebrew to perform simple everyday tasks such as introducing yourself and greeting people, giving simple descriptions and making simple requests, telling the time and discussing your schedule
  • LO3. produce simple texts both orally and in writing, and read a variety of text types in Modern Hebrew.
  • LO4. use the online Ma Nishma program in order to enhance your oral and aural proficiency via drilling and pronunciation of new vocabulary and language patterns
  • LO5. use the online resources to compliment face to face learning and enhance self-study.