What is the course about?
This course will enable you to further your knowledge of Hebrew grammar and skill in translating the Bible.
What will we cover?
Continuing a basic overview of Hebrew grammar, including participles and imperatives and translating Ruth and Deuteronomy 4-6.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- understand Qal verbs, noun forms and sentence structure
- translate straightforward Biblical Hebrew verses.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You need to have completed Biblical Hebrew 1 modules 1 & 2 or an equivalent two term beginners course in Biblical Hebrew.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
You will be asked to do homework between classes, to help you remember what we cover in class.
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 349 948. The
textbook costs £29.50 from the shop and can also be ordered from them via amazon.co.uk at £32.50 plus postage.
It is also available slightly more cheaply - approx £27 - if you order it via amazon.com (NOT amazon.co.uk). The
textbook contains almost all the material needed. Other texts will be provided by the teacher.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Biblical Hebrew Level 2.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details