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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Intermediate Biblical Hebrew (Biblical Hebrew 202)

Location: 
Jerusalem, Israel and other approved locations in the United States
Length: 

Varies; self-study format. 

Dates: 
October 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate basic understanding of Biblical Hebrew; conjugate common verbs (regular and irregular) in the past, present, and future tenses; correctly add direct-object suffixes to verbs; identify common nouns and correctly add suffixes indicating possession to nouns; identify many prepositions; pronouns; interrogatives; adjectives; adverbs; and explain how the Hebrew language handles numbers; translate simple Hebrew Biblical texts; and have limited proficiency in translating simple English sentences to Biblical Hebrew.

Instruction: 

The Bible 202 proficiency examination assesses students' ability in Intermediate Biblical Hebrew. Topics include: irregular nouns and verbs; present tense; verb forms; completed present tense; and numbers.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Biblical Hebrew (2/11) (3/16 revalidation).

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