JUS 203a Intermediate Modern Hebrew, 3rd semester | The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies

JUS 203a Intermediate Modern Hebrew, 3rd semester


11:00am - 11:50am
Monday - Friday  
The Marshall Bldg, Room 490

This course is the first semester of a full year of Intermediate Modern Hebrew and is only offered in the fall. It builds upon the completion of entry-level Hebrew courses (JUS103A, JUS103B). Students must obtain a grade of "C" or higher in order to advance to the next level of Hebrew.

Currently enrolled students go to D2L for the course syllabus.

Course Syllabus

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Prerequisites are a grade of a "C" or higher in JUS 103b, qualification by successfully passing the Hebrew Credit by Exam tests OR permission from Anat Maimon, Coordinator of the Hebrew Program.

Course Description: 

In JUS 203A, students will expand their knowledge of grammar and complex sentence structures. Students will be introduced to more complicated reading passages, write short essays and conduct meaningful intermediate-level conversations. By the end of the semester, students will be expected to read and comprehend short texts such as short essays, newspaper articles, stories, poems and more (150 – 200 words).

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Students will be expected to answer questions pertaining to a given text in writing, using correct grammar, spelling and syntax and be expected to compose short essays using opening, body and concluding paragraphs. Such essays may cover topics related to current events, student’s daily experiences, hobbies and more. Students will be encouraged to write creatively about subjects of their choosing.

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