Intermediate Hebrew D

Subject HEBR10006 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

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

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 4 hours of language classes per week
Total Time Commitment: Total time commitment 96 hours
Prerequisites: None
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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:


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Subject Overview:

This subject focuses on developing the skills of reading, writing and conversing in Hebrew, with emphasis on grammatical structure and expansion of vocabulary. It features advanced work on speaking and creative writing, through reading of contemporary newspapers, magazines, short stories and poetry and enables students to build their vocabulary.

  • have 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.
  • have an ability to conduct conversation and write short assignments.
Assessment: Written exercises and short essays 40% (throughout semester), a 30 minute comprehension test, 10% (due late in the semester) a 10 minute oral exam 20% (during examination period), two hour final written examination 30% (during examination period). Hurdle requirements: In order to be eligible for final assessment students must attend 75% of classes and complete the exercises and examination
Prescribed Texts: Materials will be given in class.
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.

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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 109-114 and 183-116 Hebrew 2D. Students who have completed 109-114 or 183-116 Hebrew 2D are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Hebrew
Hebrew and Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies

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