Centre for Continuing Education

Hebrew Course 102 (Level 2)

Hebrew. Learn Hebrew with us.

If you want to learn to speak Hebrew, our Hebrew classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience while you learn Hebrew language and culture. Learn Hebrew the smart way with Hebrew courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

This course exposes you to a variety of genres and provides you with the opportunity to communicate both orally and in writing in everyday situations. It also exposes you to various aspects of Israeli culture.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • read and write using the Hebrew cursive alphabet
  • identify common prepositions
  • tell and ask for the time and directions
  • identify question words and apply basic grammatical structure to questions
  • discuss various aspects of Israeli culture.

Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • syntax and useful vocabulary
  • the root and verb system
  • present tense
  • common prepositions
  • the definite article
  • reading and comprehension
  • dialogues
  • telling and asking for the time
  • numbers, food and directions
  • posing questions
  • getting by – inquiring about a place to live, shopping, visiting places etc.
  • places of interest in Israel
  • biblical phrases.

Intended Audience

Suitable for A1 level students, those who have completed Hebrew 101, or 20 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Delivery Style

Delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Prescribed Text

Hebrew From Scratch Part 1 – Ivrit Min Ha’Hatchala Ha’Chadash (Alef) Shlomit Chayat, Sara Israeli, Hilla Kobliner 2004 Published by Academon (2004) ISBN 978 965 350 112 6.

Suggested Textbook Supplier

Golds World of Judaica
9 O’Brien Street
BONDI NSW 2026
Phone: 02 9300 0495

Textbooks should only be purchased after confirmation is received from us. This usually occurs up to 5 days prior to commencement.

Please Note

Selected Language and Culture courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.

Features

Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October.

What others say.

  • I have participated in two Hebrew courses so far and both of them were fantastic. Both teachers were amazing and helped us in our Hebrew foundations. Looking forward for the next semester.

  • This course was very practical and everything was explained in an easy to understand fashion, whilst being easy to retain.

  • Very informative and interactive course that left all who attended with a strong grounding in the Hebrew language – not only knowledge and understanding but an ability to readily use what we learnt in real life situations.

  • It was very interactive with thorough explanations. The lessons were well prepared and very interesting.