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In this subject students build on their proficiencies and skills in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with authentic texts and situations, and are equipped with more sophisticated language and intercultural skills to converse about themselves in Hebrew within a broader range of social contexts. Students read a variety of texts such as newspaper and magazine articles, poetry, songs, short stories, films and debates in order to comprehend their complex meanings and write a variety of personal stories. They attain a more sophisticated level of language skills necessary to express their opinion and take part in discussions about culturally and politically significant issues and develop structures and vocabulary that enable them to communicate their ideas and opinions about larger social and cultural themes.
Intended learning outcomes
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
- maintain both a formal or informal conversation in Hebrew;
- write an essay, story and argument their writing using more complex grammatical structures including a greater range of tenses;
- comprehensively read more sophisticated complex texts in Hebrew;
- express views and know how to debate ideas on a variety of Jewish cultural topics incorporating an increasing variety of style and complexity;
- improve their comprehension of more complex aural genres;
- use a wider range of vocabulary about a variety of contemporary themes;
- improve their understanding of more complex aural genres and extend their abilities to express themselves in broader social and political contexts;
- tackle and engage with contemporary and historical themes in Israeli and Jewish culture.
Last updated: 22 January 2020