Hebrew 2A

Subject 183-113 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 1 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 4 hours of language classes per week
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week , 4 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
Prerequisites: HEBR10002 (Hebrew Beginners Language and Culture B) 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


Dvir Abramovich


Subject Overview: This subject includes an advanced study of the fundamentals of Hebrew. The subject involves the enrichment of vocabulary; reading of simplified literature; and conversational and written communication. Grammatical features of Modern Hebrew are explained and reinforced by drills and exercises. Students should end the semester with a sufficient grasp of modern Hebrew grammar, conjugations of tenses, declensions and syntax to be able to read and understand simplified Hebrew newspapers or literary texts and write about them; and an ability to conduct conversation and write short assignments.
  • a sufficient grasp of modern Hebrew grammar, conjugations of tenses, declensions and syntax to be able to read and understand a simplified Hebrew newspaper and literature and write about them;
  • an ability to conduct conversation and write short assignments.
Assessment: Written essays totalling 1000 words and class exercises throughout semester 50%, and a two-hour final written examination with an oral component at the end of semester 50%.
Prescribed Texts: A subject reader will be available at the beginning of semester
Breadth Options:

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

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:
  • be able to study independently;
  • be able to apply theoretical knowledge for practical purposes;
  • understand and use more effectively the structure of the language they've studied;
  • have developed communication skills, both written and oral in the language studied.
Notes: This subject is only available at first year level for students commencing the intermediate language stream. Students enrolled in the beginners stream should enrol at second year level. Formerly available as 109-131 Hebrew 2A and as 183-113 Hebrew 2A. Students who have completed 109-131 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Related Course(s): Diploma in Arts (Jewish Studies )
Diploma in Modern Languages (Hebrew)
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Hebrew
Hebrew Major
Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies

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