Summer Hebrew 2019

Reading Modern Hebrew for Research Purposes

Dates Days and Times Credits Tuition and Fees Instructor(s)
June 25-August 2 T & Th 11-2 100 units $4,480 (estimated) STAFF

Reading Hebrew for Research Purposes is designed for students who already have a basic knowledge of modern or Biblical Hebrew (at least one first-year course) but want to build the reading fluency and comprehension ability necessary to use texts in their research. The course will include a comprehensive grammar survey along with vocabulary targeted to the specifics of formal, written Hebrew, and will also devote special attention to the particularities of individual students' fields of study. The goal of this course is for the students to read any text written in Modern Hebrew with a high level of confidence and comprehension. (Note:  This course does not emphasize official rules and forms of translation). Reading Hebrew for Research Purposes has a limited number of spots available for participation via electronic course sharing, intended for students who are unable to be in Chicago physically for the course. For more information about our course-sharing options, please visit this page.

Prerequisite: one year of Modern Hebrew, or at least one year of Biblical Hebrew with permission of the instructor. This course will culminate in UChicago's Academic Reading Comprehension Assessment.