Semester normally offered: Fall
This course, which assumes no prior knowledge of Hebrew, teaches the student the basics of classical Hebrew phonology, morphology and syntax, including the fundamentals of the writing system. The most basic vocabulary will be learned, including every word used 500 or more times in the Hebrew Bible. The student will also be introduced to the basics of translation theory.
This course fills equivalencies in the following areas:
By the end of the course, the student should be able to:
A one-day interactive field study at a site where students can encounter biblical Hebrew texts, such as the Israel Museum or a synagogue.
*Note that field studies are not included for JUC Online courses.