SRJC Course Outlines

2/17/2020 2:54:53 AMHEBREW 1 Course Outline as of Fall 2016

Inactive Course
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. Field trips or alternative assignments required.

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. Field trips or alternative assignments required.
(Grade or P/NP)

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

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 2009Fall 2016
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 6ALanguage Other Than EnglishFall 2003Fall 2016
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
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 this course,  students will be able to:
1.  Master 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 different translations of Hebrew literature for premises and cultural variations.
5.  Describe the contrasting structures of Semitic and Indo-European
   languages.
6.  Interpret the way aesthetic components of the language impact meaning.
7.  Cite examples illustrating ancient Hebrew cultural diversity.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Fundamentals of Hebrew grammar and vocabulary
   A.  Perfect and Imperfect verb inflections
   B.  Gender and state in noun inflection
   C.  Initial yod, final he, and gutteral verbs
   D.  Pronominal suffixes
   E.  Nominal sentences
   F.  Prepositional  phrase idioms
   G.  "Converted" verb forms
   H.  Adjectives
II.  Systems of pronunciation and orthography
III. Principles of problems of translation
IV. Comparison of Hebrew grammatical structure with Indo-European languages such as English, Spanish and German
V.  Relationship of ancient Hebrew literature to later religious creeds
VI.  Salient moments of the evolution of the Hebrew language over the
   centuries
VII.  Introduction to the principles of Semitic philology and linguistics
VIII.  Principles of using linguistic evidence in dating and evaluating
   ancient texts  
IX.  Aspects of culture such as esthetics and world view evident in the language

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, cultural appreciation projects.  
6.  3 to 10 Quizzes; comprehensive Mid-Term and Final Exams

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, Translation & Essays
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%
In-class oral participation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 60%
Parsing and vocabulary quizzes, comprehensive mid-term and final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 20%
Field trips, cultural appreciation projects


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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The First Hebrew Primer. Third Edition, Revised,  Simon, Resnikof and Motzkin. Oakland, CA: EKS Publishing, 2005
 
Biblica Hebraica Stuttgartensia. Third Edition, Deutsche Bilbelgesellschaft 1996 (classic).

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