HBRW (HBRW)

HBRW 101. Elementary Modern Hebrew I. 4 Units.

The course objective is to enable students to develop basic communicative skills in standard Modern Hebrew. Students will become acquainted with the Hebrew alphabet and vowels, and with basic grammar and vocabulary.

HBRW 102. Elementary Modern Hebrew II. 4 Units.

The course objective is to continue to develop the students' basic communicative skills in standard Modern Hebrew. Students will be introduced to more complex grammatical constructs, linguistic forms and vocabulary. Prereq: HBRW 101 or consent of department.

HBRW 201. Intermediate Modern Hebrew I. 4 Units.

The course objective is to advance the students' Hebrew communicative skills by studying the language in its cultural context. The focus will be on speaking, reading, and writing, with an emphasis on the use of the language as reflected in Israeli culture. Prereq: HBRW 102 or consent of department.

HBRW 202. Intermediate Modern Hebrew II. 4 Units.

The course objectives are to enhance and strengthen the students' Hebrew language skills, and to develop the ability to express thoughts, ideas and opinions freely, in both verbal and written forms. Prereq: HBRW 201or consent of department.

HBRW 301. Advanced Modern Hebrew I. 3 Units.

The course objectives are to enhance the students' language skills and to develop their ability to use an advanced level of Hebrew effectively. Classes will be conducted in Hebrew, and will focus on speaking, reading, and writing with an emphasis on active and creative use of the language. Prereq: HBRW 202 or consent of department.

HBRW 302. Advanced Modern Hebrew II. 3 Units.

The course objectives are to enhance the students' language skills within the domain of Modern Hebrew literature, and to enable them to use their Hebrew skills to perform detailed literary analyses in Hebrew. Classes will be conducted in Hebrew. Prereq: HBRW 301 or consent of department.

HBRW 399. Independent Studies. 1 - 3 Units.

The course is for students with special interests and commitments that are not fully addressed in regular courses, and who wish to work independently. Prereq: HBRW 301 or consent of department.