Hebrew

Fundamentals of Modern Hebrew 1

CAS LH 111 (4 credits)

For students with no previous knowledge of Hebrew or minimal background. Introduction to the language of contemporary Israel. Fundamentals of grammar, extensive practice in speaking, reading, and writing about topics such as getting acquainted, learning and living situations. Curriculum incorporates technology and original Israeli materials.

2014FALLCASLH111 A1, Sep 2nd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 11:00:00 AM 12:00:00 PM CAS 323A
T 11:00:00 AM 12:00:00 PM CAS 318
2014FALLCASLH111 X1, Sep 2nd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD

Intermediate Modern Hebrew 1

CAS LH 211 (4 credits)

Reinforces and expands vocabulary, grammar and language structures, leading to a deeper comprehension of style and usage. Focuses on language skills (speaking and writing) and performing more complex tasks such as comparing, narrating, describing, reasoning, and discussing topics beyond the immediate environment.

2014FALLCASLH211 A1, Sep 2nd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 10:00:00 AM 11:00:00 AM CAS 538
T 10:00:00 AM 11:00:00 AM CAS 538

The Culture and Civilization of Modern Israel (in English translation)

CAS LH 284 (4 credits)

A portrait of modern Israel as seen through the short story, historical fiction, journalism, film, and legend. Treats such topics as Zionism, religion and secularism, various Jewish and Arab ethnic communities, the kibbutz, Middle Eastern democracy, and the conflict between Jews and Palestinians.

2014FALLCASLH284 A1, Sep 2nd to Dec 9th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 09:30:00 AM 11:00:00 AM JSC 201

Advanced Modern Hebrew: Voices in Israeli Society

CAS LH 311 (4 credits)

Advanced language practice and introduction to diverse groups in Israeli society - Orthodox and secular, immigrants and old-timers, Mizrachi and Ashkenazi Jews. Develops Hebrew proficiency in all language modalities while acquainting students with contemporary Israeli culture through texts, songs, films.

2014FALLCASLH311 A1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 09:00:00 AM 10:00:00 AM CAS 233

Israeli Culture though Media

CAS LH 340 (4 credits)

An advanced Hebrew language course, which uses as its "textbook" Israeli newspapers, television, and online news media. Students follow current events in Israel (politics, business, sports, etc.); compare coverage in diverse outlets; speak and write knowledgeably about Israeli society.

2014FALLCASLH340 A1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 12:00:00 PM 01:00:00 PM STH 319