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HBRW2631: Reading Hebrew 1

This unit provides senior-level students with the essential linguistic foundation to the study of Hebrew language and literature. It brings students from their first acquaintance with the Hebrew alphabet to an understanding of the Hebrew language. No previous knowledge is assumed. The unit is devoted to the study of the grammar and the principles of translation.

Code HBRW2631
Academic unit Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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12 credit points at 1000 level from any of (Hebrew or Biblical and Jewish Studies or Ancient History or Anthropology or Archaeology or History or English or Linguistics or Philosophy or Studies in Religion or Arabic Studies) or HSC Hebrew or HBRW2603 or HBRW2631 or HBRW2632
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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HBRW2401

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

  • LO1. identify the academic study of classical (Biblical) Hebrew grammar and texts
  • LO2. understand the Hebrew alphabet
  • LO3. develop the basics of Hebrew grammar
  • LO4. develop skills in translating Biblical texts.

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