Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Intermediate Modern Hebrew (LAN 315)
August 2021 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: know and understand the foundations of Hebrew grammar; be familiar with the Hebrew verb system, including the present, past, and future tenses and infinitives of all active verbs and some passive forms; know and understand the wide Hebrew vocabulary; know and understand the appropriateness of many Hebrew structures and expressions in a given context; understand short, unedited passages in written Hebrew on everyday topics, as well as general themes; be able to produce short passages in written Hebrew on everyday topics, to express an opinion and formulate an argument; be able to understand spoken Hebrew and to engage in short spoken discourse on a variety of topics; and know and understand the role of language in general, and Hebrew in particular, in language-based scholarship and research, a specific learning outcome for students.
This course provides students with an intermediate knowledge of Hebrew and practice of using Hebrew in a variety of everyday situations. It allows students to interact with Hebrew speakers in Hebrew and to use original Hebrew language sources within the level covered in the course. Other topics include a basis to approach research topics relating to modern Hebrew language and its revival.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Religious Studies, Hebrew Language and Literature, Semitic Languages, Language, or Hebrew (8/21).