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Postgraduate Course: Elementary Modern Hebrew 1A (REST11024)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Divinity CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis is an elementary course in Modern Hebrew (Ivrit). It introduces the student to the language and a beginner┐s level standard in reading, listening and speaking will be reached by the end of the semester.
Course description Students will learn the basic structures of Modern Hebrew grammar, listen, read, write and understand Hebrew to a beginner's level. The course is based on the Ulpan language learning method used for new immigrants to the State of Israel, teaching Hebrew in Hebrew.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Students will learn to read and write in Hebrew script;
  2. Students will gain knowledge of core Modern Hebrew vocabulary and grammar;
  3. At the end of the course, students will be able to have basic conversations and write about daily life and modern Israeli culture in present, past and future tenses.
  4. Students will acquire the ability to listen and comprehend texts in advanced elementary / intermediate Hebrew.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills - Develop oral presentation and participation skills during seminars and group-work, and in written form through essays.
- Organise their own learning, manage workload and work to a timetable.
KeywordsHebrew
Contacts
Course organiserDr Nina Fischer
Tel: (0131 6)50 7992
Email: Nina.Fischer@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
Email: Kate.Munro@ed.ac.uk
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