Hebrew Courses (Fall)

HEB 101, 102*

Elementary Hebrew na, npdf
Professor: P. Zhakevich

Description/Objectives: Continuation of HEB 101. Introduction to structure and vocabulary of modern Hebrew. Reading, conversation and composition.

Sample Reading List: Bronznick & Uveeler, 'Ha-Yesod'
E.Bryn-Noiman & R.Halperin, 'Workbook for Ha-yesod'

Reading/Writing Assignments: Short Hebrew essays

Requirements/Grading:
Midterm Exam 20%
Final Exam 20%
Other Exam(s)
Class/Precepts Participation 20%
Quizzes 20%
Problem Sets 20%

Prerequisites: HEB 101 or permission of instructor.

HEB 105,107*

Intermediate Hebrew na, npdf
Professor: P. Zhakevich

Description/Objectives: Completion of two-year textbook, Ha-Yesod, and reading and discussion of selected additional texts (newspaper, stories, etc.). Extensive practice in conversation.

Sample Reading List: A. Meged, 'Geshem Nedavot'
A. Burla, 'The Wedding of Zecharya'
H. Hazaz, 'Rachamim'

Reading/Writing Assignments: Vary. The student will also write a paper based on some outside reading.

Requirements/Grading:
Midterm Exam 20%
Final Exam 20%
Other Exam(s)
Class/Precepts Participation 20%
Paper(s) 20%
Quizzes 20%

Prerequisites: HEB 105 or permission of instructor.

HEB 301, 302*

Advanced Hebrew (III, LA) na, npdf
Professor: P. Zhakevich

Description/Objectives: Readings from modern Hebrew, ranging from newspaper articles to short stories and selected poems. Topics to be discussed include the changing self-image of the Israeli, and the special statues of the Hebrew language in Israeli culture. The course develops an active command of spoken and written Hebrew.

Sample Reading List: Amos Oz, 'Articles in Hebrew'
Amnon Rubinstein, 'Articles in Hebrew'
Yehuda Amichai, 'Poems'
Daliah Rabikovitch, 'Poems'
A. B. Yehoshua, 'Short stories'
U.Z. Greenberg, 'Hebrew play'

Reading/Writing Assignments: Reasonable for a Princeton student

Requirements/Grading:
Midterm Exam 20%
Other Exam(s)
Class/Precepts Participation 20%
Quizzes 10%
Other (See instructor) 20%

Prerequisites: HEB 107 or permission of instructor.