Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Paul Edgar


HEB 602C • Intensive Biblical Hebrew I

41405 • Fall 2017
Meets MWF 11:00AM-12:00PM CAL 422

The goal of this course is to introduce students to the language and setting of the Hebrew Bible. Students will read, listen to, speak, and write about the biblical text in its original language, interacting with a variety of narrative prose texts. Class time will be spent activating common biblical vocabulary and grammar through readings and discussion. Preparation for class will include reading, listening, and homework exercises. 

Texts: Communicative Biblical Hebrew, CLT, Tel Aviv. Book and CDs.


  • Class attendance & participation: 20%
  • Quizzes: 40%
  • Homework & presentations: 25%
  • Final exam: 15%

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