The Jewish Representative Council, in conjunction with the Centre for Jewish Studies, is offering 3 FREE places for their
HEBREW BEGINNERS’ (LEVEL 1) COURSE and LEVEL 2 COURSE
The normal cost of the course for audit only is £545 but you can get a free place. Just complete the form, linked below and return it to [email protected] along with a statement of no more than 400 words as to why you should have a free place. Your application should be received by midnight on Monday 12th September 2016.
Level 1 (MEST 10210) assumes no knowledge of Hebrew and will start by teaching the alphabet; some previous knowledge of the language (knowing the alphabet and being able to read a little) is acceptable. Level 2 (MEST 20210) is a post-beginners’ level language course which builds on the language and skills acquired in Beginners’ Hebrew course. These will be taught in a mixed teaching environment for classroom-based students alongside distance-learning students. The courses will run for 11 weeks in Semester 1 (19 Sept 2016 – 29 Jan 2017) with a Winter break (no classes) and 11 weeks in Semester 2 (30 Jan – 9 June 2017) with an Easter break. For further information about the course, visit: www.manchesterjewishstudies.org/modern-hebrew/
On each level there are 3 Classes per week. They will run on the following days:
Level 1 Course (Beginners): Wednesdays 11-12 and Thursdays 11-1
Level 2 Course: Wednesdays 12-1 and Thursdays 2-4
Please note that although these times are in the current timetable, there may be later changes.
Information on Level 1 (Beginners’) Course (see also attachment):
The Level 1 = beginner’s level Hebrew course assumes no knowledge of Hebrew and will start by teaching the alphabet. Some previous knowledge of the language (knowing the alphabet and being able to read a little) is acceptable. The course teaches the following skills:
1. Reception (reading and listening)
2. Production (speaking and writing)
3. Translation and interpretation
The aim of the course is:
• To familiarise the students with the spoken and written forms of Hebrew.
• To familiarise the students with the basic structure of Hebrew grammar
• To enable the students to begin to express themselves in writing
• To enable the students to engage in simple dialogues