Semester 2 - Online
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This subject seeks to build on the skills developed earlier and enables students to advance in their learning of Hebrew language and culture by studying an array of text and discourse forms that enhance the understanding of formal structures and the contemporary varieties of idiomatic and conversational language. Students will learn advanced language and complex sentence forms through textual analysis, essay writing, oral presentation, the viewing of audio-visual materials and in-class discussion. Academic skills are enhanced through learning how to write scholarly essays in Hebrew and undertake close readings in a variety of genres, including analysing and understanding such materials as short stories, poetry, and film.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate an enhanced understanding of and be able to apply formal structures in text and discourse
- Analyse and integrate contemporary varieties of idiomatic and conversational language
- Demonstrate advanced language skills by analysing texts containing complex sentence forms
- Demonstrate the ability to use writing reflective language on a range cultural and literary topics employing specialised vocabulary
- Use academic skills in writing scholarly essays in Hebrew and conduct close readings in a variety of genres, including analysing and understanding such materials as short stories, poetry, and film.
- Possess a grasp of social, historical and cultural contexts relating to questions of how language is employed in Hebrew speaking communities
- Have acquired the knowledge to articulate ideas through the medium of essay and class presentations
- Have developed analytical skills, the capacity for critical thinking and independent learning
- Be able to effectively to manage assignment schedules, and recommended reading, essay writing and preparations for exams
- Have obtained skills in intercultural analysis.
Last updated: 21 November 2023