This unit introduces students to the foundations of Biblical Hebrew necessary for translation and exegesis of selected Hebrew texts from the Old Testament. It provides instruction on the script, basic vocabulary, word forms and syntax of Biblical Hebrew, as well as introductory translation techniques. Methods of learning will include reading, listening and speaking the language alongside regular written exercises and assessment activities.
Unit code: AL1309T
Unit status: Approved (Major revision)
Unit level: Undergraduate Level 1
Unit discipline: Languages
Proposing College: Trinity College Theological SchoolShow when this unit is running
Recognise and recall foundational features of Biblical Hebrew including the script, basic vocabulary, word forms and syntax.
Describe and analyse elementary grammatical and syntactic issues in generic and selected texts from the Old Testament.
Translate simple Biblical Hebrew texts into English.
Use aids to understanding Biblical Hebrew such as lexicons, dictionaries, and software tools.
Articulate an interpretation of selected Biblical Hebrew texts, employing critical exegetical commentaries on the Old Testament.
Online lectures, tutorials and video conferencing using multimedia and interactive sessions
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Quizzes (equivalent to 1200 words)
Skill demonstration: Translation exercises (equivalent to 1200 words)
Written Examination (equivalent to 1500 words)
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 28 Oct, 2020
Unit record last updated: 2021-06-07 08:43:49 +1000