Units of Study

HBRW1011 - Hebrew Modern B1

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Yona Gilead


This unit provides an introduction to Modern Hebrew. It is intended for students who have little or no previous knowledge and practice of the language. The unit fosters the development of oral communication skills relating to everyday topics. It includes learning the Hebrew alphabet and basic reading and writing skills as well as the introduction of basic vocabulary and language functions. It is imperative that all prospective students contact the coordinator to arrange for a placement test upon enrolment.


1x2hr mid-semester exam (30%), 1x2hr final exam (35%), continuous assessment and class preparation (equivalent to 2500wds) (35%)


Chayat, S., Israeli, S., Kobliner, H. (2007) Hebrew from Scratch, Part I (new edition) Academon, Jerusalem.
Lauden, E., Weinbach, L. (1993) Multi-Dictionary: Bilingual Learners' Dictionary, AD, Tel Aviv.
HBRW1011, Hebrew Alphabet Booklet 2011, University of Sydney Copy Centre


4x1-hr seminars/week

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