Hebrew Post-Intermediate 3A

Subject 183-119 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Two hours of lectures and two hours of practical classes per week.
Total Time Commitment: Not available

183-114 or permission of the subject co-ordinator.

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability


Dr Dvir Abramovich
Subject Overview:

In this subject students will study modern Hebrew literary texts, conversational idiom and grammar. At the completion of this subject students should have an enriched knowledge of the language through the use of modern Hebrew literature, the modern idiom spoken in Israel today, including its vocabulary, grammar and syntax, and be prepared for a broader range of expertise.


Written essays totalling 2000 words 40% throughout semester, a ten minute oral exam 10% and a two hour written examination 50% at the end of semester.

Prescribed Texts:

Prescribed Texts:

A subject reader will be available from the Bookroom at the beginning of semester

Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Biomedicine
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Environments
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Engineering

You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.

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 enrolled in the post-intermediate language stream. Students enrolled in the beginners stream should enrol at third year level, and those in the intermediate stream should enrol at second year level. Formerly available as 109-008 amd 183-119 Hebrew 3C. Students who have completed 109-008 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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