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Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Advanced Modern Hebrew (MHEB 303)

Location: 
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Length: 

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Dates: 
April 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

This course combines the objectives Advanced Modern Hebrew I (MHEB 301) and Advanced Modern Hebrew II (MHEB 302). Students will be able to: derive meaning from context without understanding every word of conversation; follow a longer presentation in Hebrew on a number of topics pertaining to different times and places; decipher nuances of language; initiate conversations in Hebrew and sustain them for a longer period of time; converse in Hebrew in a variety of everyday, school, work or social situations; read consistently with full understanding of simple connected texts dealing with basic personal and social needs about which the student has personal interest or knowledge; get the gist of longer paragraphs when expectations cued by the text are fulfilled as well as to comprehend most details of simple informative texts; read and interpret poetry; read between the lines to interpret nuances and big ideas; write an essay that analyzes a topic in depth; and meet most practical writing needs and limited social demands such as taking notes on familiar topics, respond in writing to personal questions and write simple letters, brief synopses.

Instruction: 
Advanced Modern Hebrew (MHEB 303) is for students who completed Intermediate Modern Hebrew (MHEB 203) or students who have a relatively strong Hebrew proficiency. The primary objective of this course is to help learners improve their skills in Hebrew for the purpose of oral and written communication and reading comprehension.
Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 8 semester hours in Modern Hebrew (5/10) (5/15 revalidation). NOTE: Advanced Modern Hebrew (MHEB 303) duplicates courses Advanced Modern Hebrew I (MHEB 301) and Advanced Modern Hebrew II (MHEB 302).

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