Advanced Modern Hebrew
Textbook: Brandeis Modern Hebrew
Wednesdays, 12 weeks beginning October 18, 6-7pm
Prerequisites: Intermediate Hebrew II, Prayer Hebrew II, or equivalent.
Comfort with reading Hebrew fluently and intermediate knowledge of
In this course you will continue to expand your vocabulary, advanced grammar, adjectives,
and verb tenses. The textbook reflects some of the main principles that have shaped the
Brandeis Hebrew curriculum during the past decade. These include: an emphasis on the
learner’s ability to use the target language in all four skills areas: speaking, listening,
reading, and writing; an effort to contextualize each unit within a specific subject or theme;
exposing the student to authentic and semi-authentic materials (texts written by native
speakers); and exploring different elements from Israeli and Jewish culture in the language
drills, reading passages, and in selections of sources from the Hebrew literary canon. The
text in this edition comprises 11 units, supplementary Hebrew proficiency guidelines, and a
vocabulary list. Audio-visual components for all reading passages are available online for
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