Biblical Hebrew Language Studies II

Course code RELT2031Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

The course offers students a foundation for studies in the biblical Hebrew language. Students will learn the Hebrew alphabet and script and gain a familiarity with its basic paradigms and grammatical forms. They will learn the grammatical and technical terminology necessary to describe how the language operates. Students will develop a core basic vocabulary. By the end of the course students should be able to translate simple sentences to and from this language.
Students will be well placed to pursue further studies in Hebrew language in a second level course, as well as engage in greater depth in the other courses in scripture studies.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Grammar and Syntax of biblical Hebrew;
2. Demonstrate the knowledge of, and the ability to use, Hebrew vocabulary;
3. Develop competence in translating selected texts into English;
4. Demonstrate a more sophisticated ability to use dictionaries and concordances (both books and computer programs).
ContentThis course provides a more comprehensive introduction to the biblical Hebrew language.
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching MethodsLecture
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Examination: On-line2hr exam (40%)
Online Discussion2 x 250 word discussion board translations (10%)
Quiz - On-line10 x weekly online quizzes (50%)
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term