Centre for Continuing Education

Hebrew Course 103 (Level 3)

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 students to a variety of genres and provides them with opportunities to communicate both orally and in writing in everyday situations. Students will explore various aspects of the Israeli culture.

Suitable for those who have completed all levels of Hebrew up to 102 or who have completed 45 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.


This course covers the following topics:

  • Syntax and useful vocabulary
  • The root and verb system
  • Present tense and useful verbs
  • Common prepositions
  • The definite article
  • Reading comprehension
  • Dialogues
  • Telling and asking the time
  • Numbers, food and directions
  • Questions and answers
  • Getting by – inquiring about a place to live, shopping, visiting places etc.
  • Places of interest in Israel
  • Biblical phrases

Delivery Style

This course is 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
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.


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