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Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew (Biblical Hebrew 201)
Version 1 and 2: Varies; self-study format.
Various; distance learning format.
Version 1: October 2010 - July 2021. Version 2: August 2021 - Present.
Instructional delivery format:
Version 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate a basic understanding of Biblical Hebrew; correctly conjugate some common verbs (regular and irregular) in the past, future, and imperative tenses; correctly add direct-object suffixes to verbs; identify common nouns and correctly add suffixes indicating possession to those nouns; master a vocabulary of approximately 125 Hebrew words; and correctly translate simple Hebrew sentences into English and simple English sentences into Hebrew. Version 2: All of the topics covered in version one will be covered. In addition, there are additional reading assignments covering topics, including further exploration into conjugation of common and complex verbs; identification of less common nouns, verb tense and gender; pronouns, adjectives and adverbs; use and application of these forms in original Biblical Hebrew, and master a Biblical vocabulary of approximately 350 words.
Version 1: The final proficiency examination assesses students' ability to understand Introductory Biblical Hebrew. Topics include: common nouns and verbs; past, future, and imperative tenses; noun-verb agreement; adjectives; adjective-noun agreement; prepositions; and direct-object endings to prepositions. Version 2: Same as version 1 with additional assignments and readings covering topics including further exploration into conjugation of common and complex verbs; the ability to identify less common nouns and identify their tense and gender; identification of more pronouns, adjectives and adverbs; and uses of these forms in original Biblical Hebrew.
Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Biblical Hebrew (2/11) (3/16 revalidation). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate / associate degree category, 8 semester hours in Biblical Hebrew (8/21 revalidation).