Hebrew Modern B1 (HBRW1011)


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.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


2x2hr seminars/week


3x400wd quiz (10%), 7 x 150wd self-study (25%), 1x 5min oral presentation (5%), 1x1hr mid-semester in-class test (25%), 1x1.5hr semester exam (30%), particpation (5%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


HBRW1301 or HBRW1101

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.