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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

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

Elementary Modern Hebrew II (MHEB 102)

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: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: understand simple sentences which consist of recombination of learned elements that involve school, restaurant, home, time, and simple directions in face to face conversations with their teacher, native speakers and each other; understand more complex questions; understand the essence of simple face to face conversations and instructions given by a sympathetic speaker; respond to questions in more complete sentences; engage in conversations involving greetings, likes and dislikes, obtain information regarding feelings, food and get directions; express themselves more confidently regarding themselves and family; leave a voice message in Hebrew; ask and answer questions, initiate and respond to simple statements, and maintain face to face conversations; understand main ideas and or some facts from the simplest connected texts dealing with basic personal and social needs; read consistently with increased understanding simple, connected texts dealing with a variety of basic and social needs; identify basic structures and vocabulary in longer passages and to get the gist of the text by ignoring unfamiliar material; write connected sentences in small paragraphs; and meet limited practical writing needs such as writing short notes, letters, and telephone messages.

Instruction: 

Elementary Modern Hebrew II (MHEB 102) is for students who completed Elementary Modern Hebrew I (MHEB 101) or those who are already familiar with the basic structures of the Hebrew language and have acquired the basic reading, listening, speaking and writing skills. The course objectives are to continue developing skills, with an emphasis on active use of the language in its cultural context. Major topics include: communicative subjects: polite expressions; directions; food, cooking, and diet; messages; daily schedule; time; shopping; counting and numbers; the neighborhood; leisure activities; seasons and weather; health and body parts; linguistic subjects: present and past tense of regular and irregular verbs; adverbs of quantity, degree, time and intensity; noun and noun phrases; derived adjectives; modal verbs; expressions of time and dates; and impersonal expressions.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Modern Hebrew (5/10) (5/15 revalidation).

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