Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE HBW3016

 
TITLE Functional Modern Hebrew 2

 
LEVEL 03 - Years 2, 3, 4 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 4

 
DEPARTMENT Oriental Studies

 
DESCRIPTION This is the second of two study-units dedicated to communicating in Modern Hebrew. It builds on and consolidates the speaking and listening elements tackled in Functional Modern Hebrew 1, and a new focus on written communication is introduced. By the end of the semester, students will be able to carry out conversations in Modern Hebrew and communicate effectively in writing.

Study-unit Aims:

The aims of the study-unit are:
1. to train students to communicate effectively in Modern Hebrew in all the four linguistic competencies (listening, reading, speaking, writing).

Learning Outcomes:

1. Knowledge & Understanding
By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:

1. identify and recognize different styles of writing in Modern Hebrew;
2. communicate in different forms of writing in Modern Hebrew, using the correct genre conventions;
3. listen to and speak Modern Hebrew, using both the formal and colloquial registers of the language.

2. Skills
By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:

1. engage in conversation with native speakers of Modern Hebrew;
2. listen to and comprehend audio-visual media in Modern Hebrew;
3. read a wide range of written material in Modern Hebrew, including writing in everyday settings;
4. apply knowledge about Jewish and Israeli culture in social interactions.

Main Text/s and any supplementary readings:

Extensive notes and relevant material, including audio-visual media, will be provided by the lecturer in class.

 
ADDITIONAL NOTES Pre-Requisite Study-units: HBW1005, HBW2012, HBW2016

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Assignment 50%
Oral Examination (30 Minutes) 50%

 
LECTURER/S

 
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