Content

This unit will introduce students to biblical Hebrew by the study of its basic grammar and syntax, the reading of selected Hebrew texts, and the acquisition of a basic Hebrew vocabulary.

Unit Code: AL8001Y

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate a basic understanding of Hebrew morphology and syntax

2.

Translate accurately the Hebrew texts studied

3.

Recall an extended Hebrew vocabulary

4.

Use lexical and other aids for the study and translation of Hebrew texts

5.

Begin applying Hebrew language skills to exegetical tasks

Unit sequence

This unit is a prerequisite for AL8002Y Hebrew B

Pedagogy

A combination of brief lectures and interactive exercises. Audiovisual material will be used as appropriate.

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Class tests (short written examinations equivalent to 1,500 words total)

25.0

One 1.5 hour written examination

25.0

One 3 hour written examination

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2018

Unit Record last updated: 2019-01-30 14:23:02 +1100