This course emphasizes skills necessary for proficiency in reading, writing, and conversational Hebrew. It presents new grammatical concepts and vocabulary through texts about Israeli culture and tradition, as well as popular culture and day-to-day life in modern Israel. Course material includes newspapers, films, music, and readings from Hebrew short stories and poetry. Starts a transition from simple/simplified Hebrew to a more literate one, and sharpens the distinction between different registers of the language.

The in-class portion of the course will be heavily based on active listening and speaking practice; you can expect to spend the vast majority of class time speaking with and listening to your classmates.

This course emphasizes skills necessary for proficiency in reading, writing, and conversational Hebrew. It presents new grammatical concepts and vocabulary through texts about Israeli culture and tradition, as well as popular culture and day-to-day life in modern Israel. Course material includes newspapers, films, music, and readings from Hebrew short stories and poetry. Starts a transition from simple/simplified Hebrew to a more literate one, and sharpens the distinction between different registers of the language.

The in-class portion of the course will be heavily based on active listening and speaking practice; you can expect to spend the vast majority of class time speaking with and listening to your classmates.

Fundamentals of classical Hebrew grammar and vocabulary, introduced through the reading of select biblical texts. Language lag, written and oral assignments, quizzes, tests. No previous background in Hebrew necessary.
Continuation of HEBREW 110. Further preparation for basic proficiency in all four basic language skills, with emphasis on speaking. Language lab. Prerequisite: HEBREW 110.