SRJC Course Outlines

10/31/2020 1:10:24 PMHEBREW 1 Course Outline as of Fall 2003

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HEBREW 1Title:  ELEMENTARY HEBREW 1  
Full Title:  Elementary Classical Hebrew 1
Last Reviewed:4/11/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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The course provides a foundation for reading classical Hebrew through grounding in the grammar, vocabulary and orthography of ancient Hebrew literature.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The course provides a foundation for reading classical Hebrew through grounding in the grammar, vocabulary and orthography of ancient Hebrew literature.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 2003
Inactive:Fall 2016
 Area:E
Humanities
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 2009Fall 2016
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 6ALanguage Other Than EnglishFall 2003Fall 2016
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2003Inactive:Fall 2016
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2003Inactive:Fall 2016
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
1.  Define a vocabulary of approximately 300 words.
2.  Parse regular verbs and nouns in sentences taken from classical texts.
3.  Comprehend and translate the simple prose of ancient Hebrew
   literature.
4.  Appraise the premises and limitations of diverse translation of
   Hebrew literature.
5.  Describe the contrasting structures of Semitic and Indo-European
   languages.
6.  Interpret the way aesthetic components of the language impact meaning.
7.  Cite linguistic examples illustrating cultural diversity.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Fundamentals of Hebrew grammar and vocabulary.
2.  Systems of pronunciation and orthography.
3.  Principles of problems of translation.
4.  Relationship of ancient Hebrew literature to later religious creeds.
5.  Salient moments of the evolution of the Hebrew language over the
   centuries.
6.  Introduction to the principles of Semitic philology and linguistics.
7.  Principles of using linguistic evidence in dating and evaluating
   ancient texts.

Assignments:
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1.  Memorizing vocabulary and grammatical paradigms.
2.  Written translation exercises.
3.  Oral and reading translation exercises.
4.  Exegetical essays.
5.  Field trips and cultural appreciation projects.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 30%
Written homework, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 60%
Matching items, Completion, Parsing, Quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 20%
Translation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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GRAMMAR FOR BIBLICAL HEBREW, S.Seow Abingdon Press, 1987
HEBREW SYNTAX:  AN OUTLINE by Ronald J. Williams, Second Edition
  University of Toronto Press 1986.
BIBLICA HEBRAICA STUTTGARENSIA, Third Edition, Deutsche
  Bilbelgesellschaft 1996.

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