Biblical Hebrew 2: module 1
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: RH316
Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
What is the course about?
Taking the first steps to being able to translate the Bible from Hebrew with confidence, understanding what translations are unable to convey.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Learning to read the aleph bet, nouns - definite article and word pair - and the perfect verb.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- read the Hebrew alphabet
- translate simple phrases.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This is a beginner’s course and does not require prior knowledge of Hebrew. As this course is taught in English, please read the outline carefully to decide if you may benefit from support with your English skills to help you take part fully in this class.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Students will be expected to read and translate in class, to do some exercises during the week and to learn vocabulary each week.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
You will need to bring the textbook each week: The First Hebrew Primer Third Edition: The Adult Beginners Path to Biblical Hebrew by Simon Resnikoff and Motzkin, published by EKS, California. The sole importer to the UK is John Trotter, Manor House Books, www.manorhousebooks.co.uk 80 East End Rd, London N3 2SY, 0208 349 9484.The textbook costs £29.50 from the shop and can also be ordered from them via amazon.co.uk at £32.50 plus postage. I It is also available slightly more cheaply - approx £27 - if you order it via amazon.com (NOT amazon.co.uk).
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Biblical Hebrew 1 module 2.