Hebrew Language and Culture 2A

Subject 183-117 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
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This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Two hours of lectures and two hours of practical classes per week
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Prerequisites: Intermediate lve Hebrew or VCE Hebrew or approval of the subject co-ordinator.
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Dr Dvir Abramovich
Subject Overview:

This subject involves the study of modern Hebrew literary texts and modern conversational idiom and grammar. Students should gain an enriched knowledge of the language through the use of modern Hebrew literature, and of the modern idiom spoken in Israel today, including its vocabulary, grammar and syntax. The subject should prepare students for a broader ranger of expertise.

Assessment: Written essays totalling 2000 words throughout semester 40%, a ten-minute oral exam 10% and a 2 hour written examination 50% at the end of semester.
Prescribed Texts: A subject reader will be available from the Bookroom at the beginning of semester
Recommended Texts:


Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • have written communication through essay presentations;

  • have exposure to critical ideas through reading of new literature and its relevance to social and political as well as historical realities;

  • have confidence in self expression through participation in class discussion;

  • have established groundwork for leading group discussions and teachings.


This subject is only available at first year level for students commencing the post-intermediate language stream. Students enrolled in the beginners stream should enrol at second year leve, and those in the intermediate stream should enrol at third year level. Formerly available as 109-006 and 183-117 Hebrew 3A. Students who have completed 109-006 are not eligible to enrol in this subject. Students commencing a major in Hebrew studies with this subject must also complete at first year.

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Arts
Diploma in Arts (Jewish Studies )
Diploma in Modern Languages (Hebrew)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Hebrew)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Jewish Studies)
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Jewish Studies)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Jewish Studies)

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