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BIB 715 - Elementary Hebrew I

3 Units
The first half of a one-year beginning biblical Hebrew language course using Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) methodologies. A core vocabulary base of 300-400 words is built, forming the foundation for internalizing grammar structures. Using Jonah chapter 1 as base text, noun and verb morphology and syntax patterns for biblical Hebrew narrative are introduced and contextually absorbed. The following topics are covered: predicates; word order; prepositions and pronominal suffixes; participles; the imperative, past, future and sequential tenses of the qal and piel stems. Additional Bible verses will be also be memorized.