Classical Hebrew for Postgraduates I (HBRW6901)

UNIT OF STUDY

The aim of this unit is to provide postgraduate students with a foundation for the Classical Hebrew language. It caters for postgraduate students in the Ancient World Studies program and others pursuing disciplines for which a knowledge of Classical Hebrew is valuable or indispensable. The unit uses Biblical Hebrew texts and grammatical exercises to teach grammar and the principles of translation which are the essential prerequisites for study of related cultural, social and historical issues.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

2x1-hr seminars/week

Assessment

1x2hr exam (50%), continuous assessment (40%) and seminar participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prohibitions

HBRW1111, HBRW2401

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