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Fall 2020 Middle East UN2517 section 001
HEBREW FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS I
HEBREW FOR HERITAGE SPEAK

Call Number 10584
Day & Time
Location
MWR 10:10am-11:25am
ONLINE ONLY
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required Instructor
Instructor Illan Gonen
Type LANGUAGE
Method of Instruction On-Line Only
Course Description Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. Hebrew for Heritage Speakers I forms part of a year-long sequence with Hebrew for Heritage Speakers II. The course is intended for those who have developed basic speaking and listening skills through exposure to Hebrew at home or in day-school programs but do not use Hebrew as their dominant language and have not reached the level required for exemption from the Columbia language requirement. Heritage speakers differ in the degree of their fluency, but their vocabulary is often limited to topics in daily life and many lack skills in reading and writing to match their ability to converse. The course focuses on grammar and vocabulary enrichment, exposing students to a variety of cultural and social topics in daily life and beyond. By the end of the semester students are able to read and discuss simple texts and write about a variety of topics. Successful completion of the year-long sequence prepares students to enroll in third-year modern Hebrew. No P/D/F or R credit is allowed for this class.
Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 6 students (12 max) as of 8:06PM Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Subject Middle East
Number UN2517
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Fee $10 Hebrew Materials F
Fee $15 Language Resource
Section key 20203MDES2517W001

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