MODHEB 522 A: Intermediate Modern Hebrew

Winter 2024
Meeting:
TTh 9:30am - 11:20am / SAV 157
SLN:
17721
Section Type:
Lecture
Joint Sections:
MODHEB 202 A
ASYNCHRONOUS ON FRIDAYS. *** GRADUATE SECTION OF MODHEB 202 *** NO ACCESS, AUDIT, OR NON- MATRICULATED STUDENTS WITHOUT INSTRUCTOR PERMISSION.
Syllabus Description (from Canvas):
שלום וברוכים הבאים לקורס עברית מודרנית למתקדמים חורף 2024
The sequence MODHEB 201, 202, 203 is a full year of intermediate Modern Hebrew designed to enhance the students’ reading, writing, speaking, and listening comprehension skills in Hebrew. In addition, the course enriches the grasp of the fundamental structure of the language, and explores its practical communication via short texts, songs, newspaper articles, movies and more. In winter 2024, we will have hybrid course in which both synchronous and asynchronous formats will be used. Class will meet twice a week in person, and once a week asynchronously with content offered online for ten weeks and will complete textbook Shalom 3.

Course Information & Online Resources

The plan is to meet on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:30-11:20 am (Seattle time) in person. Fridays will be used to review and work on online content or other projects asynchronously. 

Types of Communication

 In an online course, our communication will be visible to all. For private communication, we will use individual email and Zoom office hours.

 

In-Person Course Policies

  Expectations of students:

  • Come to class fully prepared.
  • Attend classes and actively participate in the forum.
  • Complete assignments on time. If difficulties turn up (such as illness, caring for others who are ill, technological problems, working from home where children need attention, etc.), let me know. We will figure out what to do to keep your learning on track.
  • Abide by the standards of academic honesty and student code of conduct.
  • Seek help. I’ll do my best to help you succeed in this class.
  • Get to class on time. 
  • Respect each other.

 

Course Material: 

1) Textbook: Shalom 3: A comprehensive course in Modern Hebrew – שלום ג, Orly & Shalom Shoer. This textbook is accompanied by a website available at hebrewshalom.com.

2) Course packet.  

3) Quizlet - online learning tool, which includes class related activities and flashcards with all the vocabulary. 

4) Online dictionary available at: morfix.co.il  

 

Complete copy of the syllabus: syllabus winter 2024.pdf

Prerequisites MODHEB 201 or permission of the instructor.

Please note that the weekly lesson plan and homework are listed on Canvas. Importantly, this is a tentative plan, and the instructor has the right to change it as she sees fit. If a student missed a class or more, it is his/her responsibility to catch up, find out what material covered, the revised plan, homework or other assignments.
Catalog Description:
Readings of selected texts in modern Hebrew with continuing emphasis on grammar, syntax, composition, and conversation. Prerequisite: MODHEB 521.
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
May 28, 2024 - 11:07 pm