What is the course about?
Translating Biblical Hebrew.
What will we cover?
We will complete Ruth and read Jonah. We will also revise verb forms already learned and learn Iussive and Cohortative, Pual, Polel and Polal and Hophal.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Translate more fluently, recognising more verb forms.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You need to have completed Biblical Hebrew 1 and 2 or an equivalent Beginners and Intermediate course in Biblical Hebrew.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Reading Bible texts, translating and analysing and textbook grammar information. You will be asked to prepare the texts beforehand.
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, 020 8349 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. 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 3 module 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