Academic year
2020/2021 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
Course code
LM8V60 (AF:333336 AR:181380)
On campus classes
ECTS credits
Degree level
Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code
1st Semester
Course year
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The course is one of the optional seminars of the MA degree MIM+ and aims at giving students elementary notions of modern Hebrew (CEFR levels A1-A2).
Its objective is the development of the linguistic skills with special emphasis on the main morphological and syntactical structures of modern Hebrew, and their written and especially oral application.
1. Knowledge and comprehension: ● Knowing modern Hebrew at elementary level and understanding simple texts in this language; ● Knowing various characteristics of modern Hebrew and understanding their interaction.
2. Ability to apply knowledge and comprehension: ● Being able to correctly utilize Hebrew in some of the processes of application and communication basing on the knowledge acquired; ● Being able to operate a linguistic and grammar analysis of different aspects of modern Hebrew; ● Being able to apply linguistic skills in order to analyze simple textual typologies.
3. Judgement ability: ● Being able to formulate hypothesis, developing also a critical approach to the evaluation of alternatives.
4. Communication skills: ● Being able to communicate in basic fields of daily life in modern Hebrew; ● Interacting with the lecturer and the other students respectfully.
5. Learning abilities: ● Being able to take notes and share them; ● Consulting critically the reference texts and the bibliography.

At the end of the course, students will acquire an elementary knowledge of modern Hebrew both in the written and oral dimension (CEFR levels A1-A2).
General notions of morphology and syntax; English proficiency.
The course will give elementary notions of modern Hebrew (from the learning of the Hebrew alphabet to basic notions of grammar and syntax), with a particular emphasis on the oral dimension.
Basic aspects of modern Israeli culture will also be introduced.
- Sonia Barzilai and Mireille Hadas-Lebel, Manuel d’hébreu – vol. 1 (Paris: L’Asiathèque, 2014);
- texts and exercises given by the lecturer.
Final written test with exercises of Hebrew grammar, syntax and writing.
Frontal teaching, video and audio materials, class presentations, weekly homeworks.
The course will be taught in English.
Due to the health emergency situation, the course and exam could be subject to changes. Students will be notified in due course.

This subject deals with topics related to the macro-area "Human capital, health, education" and contributes to the achievement of one or more goals of U. N. Agenda for Sustainable Development

Definitive programme.
Last update of the programme: 16/07/2020