This unit further develops the foundations of Biblical Hebrew necessary for translation and exegesis of selected Hebrew texts from the Old Testament. It provides instruction on advanced vocabulary, word forms and syntax of Biblical Hebrew. A set text from a Biblical book will be translated and parsed, with instruction on the accompanying cultural and historical background to the text. Methods of learning will include reading, listening and speaking the language alongside regular translation preparation, and interpretive reflections.
Unit code: AL2309T
Unit status: Approved (Major revision)
Unit level: Undergraduate Level 2
Unit discipline: Languages
Proposing College: Trinity College Theological SchoolShow when this unit is running
Recognise and recall features of Biblical Hebrew including advanced vocabulary and word forms, and complex syntax.
Describe and analyse advanced grammatical and syntactic issues in a set text from the Hebrew Bible and other selected unseen texts.
Translate from Hebrew to English a set text from the Hebrew Bible and selected unseen texts.
Use aids to understanding Biblical Hebrew such as lexicons, dictionaries, critical commentaries and software tools.
Articulate an interpretation of the set text through exegesis of the original language.
Prerequisite: Introducing Biblical Hebrew
Online lectures, tutorials and video conferencing using multimedia and interactive sessions
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Quizzes (equivalent to 1200 words)
Skill demonstration: Translation and grammar exercises from set text (equivalent to 1200 words)
Written Examination (equivalent to 1600 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