The basics of Hebrew language. Courses will cover classical grammar, syntax and modern speech patterns and the living language of contemporary Israel.
HEBR 2745 Israeli Television and Cinema: Representing Cultural Diversity in Israeli Life (4 Credits)
The course goals are three-fold: a) to facilitate students' communicative competence in Hebrew across the interpretive, interpersonal and presentational modes through constant immersion in Hebrew, b) to expand students' knowledge and understanding of Israeli society and culture while interacting solely in Hebrew, and c) to help students develop a lifelong interest in learning the Hebrew language and its culture. Screening of Israeli films is a central part of the course. All the films are in Hebrew. The course is not open to native speakers of Hebrew. Cross listed with JUST 2745. Prerequisite: HEBR 2003 or equivalent.
HEBR 3010 Aspects of Modern Hebrew: Readings, Films, Songs, and Discussion (4 Credits)
This course is designed for students who have successfully completed Intermediate Hebrew. It facilitates communicative competence in Hebrew across interpretive, interpersonal and presentational modes through constant immersion in Hebrew. It also expands knowledge of Israeli culture while interacting solely in Hebrew. This course is not open to native speakers of Hebrew. Cross listed with JUST 3010. Prerequisite: HEBR/JUST 2003.