The first of three-quarters of Beginning Hebrew Grammar, beginning with the Aleph-Bet, and covering the basics of biblical Hebrew. These classes must be taken in order. We are utilizing the DVD series taught by Tim Hegg, based upon The First Hebrew Primer, 3rd Edition (EKS Pub., 1992)
Textbooks: Simon, Resnikoff, and Motzkin, The First Hebrew Primer, 3rd Edition (EKS Pub., 1992).
Instructor: Tim Hegg, M.Div., Th.M.
Course Options: This class can be taken as a standalone class or can be taken as part of a certificate program.
Standalone: Basics of biblical Hebrew will give you the foundations to read and make your way through the Hebrew Bible. This class is three-quarters long, and students need to remember that learning a language is difficult but very rewarding.
Program Path: Those who are looking for a more structured workload will find this course is required for one, two and three-year certificates. This class counts for 2 quarter hours within the certificate program.
Course Requirements: This class requires the ability to proficiently read the English language, watch and listen to video lectures, and basic knowledge of a computer with an internet connection. Live online classes are also required each week, and the teacher will work with students to find a time that works best for the majority of people. Headphones and a microphone are also required for the online class.
Workload: The average workload each week is around 5 hours. This includes an hour-long lecture, an hour-long live class, assigned reading, as well as interaction in the class forum. A final exam is also required at the end of the class to complete the course.