Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Hebrew

Our Department offers language acquisition classes up to intermediate level as well culture/literature courses. You can take Hebrew as electives; toward the Jewish Studies minorWorld Language Studies minor or towards Linguistics Plans.

Course Code Title Description
HEBR 190/6.0 Introduction to Modern Hebrew

This course is designed for students with minimal or no background in Hebrew.  The course introduces students with the basic structure and usage of Modern Hebrew. 
PREREQUISITE: Permission of the instructor

HEBR 294/3.0 Intermediate Modern Hebrew I

An extensive grammar review with practice in speaking, writing and translation, based on the reading of texts by modern Hebrew writers.
PREREQUISITE: HEBR 190/6.0 or permission of the instructor.

HEBR 295/3.0 Intermediate Modern Hebrew II

An extensive grammar review with practice in speaking, writing, and translation, based on the reading of texts by modern Hebrew writers. HEBR 295/3.0, when offered, is a direct continuation of HEBR 294/3.0.
PREREQUISITE:    HEBR 294/3.0, or permission of the instructor.

HEBR 301/3.0 Special Topics in Hebrew

Specialized study, as circumstances permit, of a particular author, genre, theme, movement, literary form or some combination of these elements.
PREREQUISITE: HEBR 294/3.0 or HEBR 291/6.0 or permission of the instructor

HEBR 393/3.0 Reading Modern Hebrew Literature Selections from current Israeli media including music, newspapers and television, as well as from modern Hebrew prose and poetry. The selections are studied in Hebrew; written assignments may be submitted in English.
HEBR 502/3.0 Directed Reading in Hebrew

Directed Hebrew reading of material not covered in other courses, appropriate to the student’s level.
PREREQUISITE:   Permission of the instructor or the Program Director.