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.
1x2hr exam (50%), continuous assessment (40%) and Seminar participation (10%)
HBRW1111 or HBRW2401