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. This unit is a prerequisite for AL1002Y Hebrew B

Unit Code: AL1001Y

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes


Demonstrate a basic understanding of Hebrew morphology and syntax


Translate accurately the Hebrew texts studied


Recall a basic Hebrew vocabulary


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


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


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Written Examination

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

0 40.0
Written Examination

One 2 hour written examination

0 60.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Jul, 2018

Unit Record last updated: 2019-01-29 08:35:49 +1100