Course: Hebrew I

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Course title Hebrew I
Course code KRE/HEB1
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Lisý Štěpán, Mgr. M.A. Th.D.
Course content
An introduction to the history of the language. Syntax. Morphology. Verb tenses. Reading basic texts.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Methods of individual activities, Skills training
  • unspecified - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The objective of this course is to introduce students to the structure of Semitic language, so that they can acquire an understanding of terminology, character, and the development of the language. This course in Hebrew is aimed at beginners.
Students will acquire the basics of morphology, phonetics, vocabulary, and grammar. The knowledge gained will be on a basic level - a beginner.

Assessment methods and criteria
Didactic test, Discussion

Credit is dependent upon the student's regular preparation of the given exercises and presence at seminars and tests. The exam will be written and will test the explained grammar, vocabulary, and exercises. Students are obliged to reach at least 60% on the final test.
Recommended literature
  • BOLOZKY, Sh. 501 Hebrew Verbs. New York, 1996.
  • BROWN, F., DRIVER, S., BRIGGS, C. The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Dictionary, Fifth Printing. Massachusetts, 2000.
  • COFFIN, A. & BOLOZKY, Sh. A Reference Grammar of Modern Hebrew. New York, 2006.
  • CHAYAT, Sh. & ISRAELI, S. & KOBLINER, H. Hebrew from Scratch, part I-II. Jerusalem, 2001.
  • LEVY, Y. (ed.). Oxford English-Hebrew Hebrew-English Dictionary. Jerusalem, 1995. ISBN 9653070274.
  • PÍPAL, B. Slovník biblické hebrejštiny. Praha, 1970.
  • PRUDKÝ, M. Cvičebnice biblické hebrejštiny. Praha, 1992.
  • SEGERT, S., KLÍMA, O. Mluvnice hebrejštiny a aramejštiny. Praha, 1956.
  • WEINGREEN, J. Učebnice biblické hebrejštiny. Praha, 1997.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Religious Studies (2015) Philosophy, theology 1 Winter
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Religious Studies (2013) Philosophy, theology 2 Winter