Intermediate Hebrew B

Subject HEBR30014 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2012.

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.


Students should have completed one of the following

Intermediate Hebrew A: HEBR10003 or HEBR20003 or HEBR30013


an approved equivalent



Recommended Background Knowledge:


Non Allowed Subjects:


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:


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.

Written essays and exercises throughout semester 50% totalling 2000 words, two hour final written examination with an oral component totalling 2000 words 50% during the examination period.

Hurdle requirement: students must attend a minimum of 75% of classes in order to pass this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day; after five days, no late assessment will be accepted. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.

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.

Please note students will be required to sit a placement test conducted by the subject co-ordinator.

Related Course(s): Diploma in Modern Languages (Hebrew)
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Hebrew
Hebrew Major
Hebrew and Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies

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