This course is a continuation of HEB 131: First-Year Biblical Hebrew. You’ll need to complete that course before you begin this one.
The required materials for this course include a textbook and a CD-ROM:
The course is organized into 29 lessons. Each lesson corresponds with the principles in Introduction to Biblical Hebrew, beginning with lesson 27. Careful reading of the lesson material is essential to success in this course. Each lesson includes learning activities to give you the opportunity to practice your skills.
Each lesson ends with a Self Check exercise to help you assess your understanding of the lesson material. After you finish each lesson, you will complete a computer-graded assignment covering the same concepts and vocabulary.
Each lesson includes a Self Check exercise to help you assess your comprehension of the lesson concepts. The questions on the Self Check focus on vocabulary and grammar and include a translation assignment. Completing the Self Check exercise is an important step in preparing for the graded assignment. Self Checks do not count toward your course grade, and you can take them multiple times, as needed.
Speedback assignments consist of objective questions that assess your understanding of the lesson material, with a focus on vocabulary, grammar, and translation of Hebrew to English. These assignments do count toward your course grade, and you may take them only once.
Computer-graded assignments score your answers immediately and provide feedback tailored to any wrong responses you may make.
Note: The Speedback assignments are only available online.
Due to the nature of this course's learning outcomes, the exams are only available in a paper format. Please plan for shipping time.
This course includes a midcourse and a final exam. The exams give you the opportunity to demonstrate your proficiency with vocabulary and grammar principles and ask you to synthesize your knowledge by translating Hebrew sentences into English.
Your grade is based on your performance on the lesson assignments, the midcourse exam, and the final exam, according to this weightingthe following:
Here is the breakdown:
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29 computer-graded assignments.
A computer-graded midcourse exam and an instructor-graded final exam; may retake each once for a fee; must pass the final exam to earn credit for the course
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