Academic year
2021/2022 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
Course code
LM8V60 (AF:349275 AR:188404)
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 goal is the development of Hebrew language skills with special emphasis on its basic morphological and syntactical structures, and their written and especially oral usage.
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).
Basic 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.
Selected aspects of modern Israeli culture (e.g. the press, music, literature) 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 and uploaded on Moodle.
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.
Regular attendance is highly recommended.

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: 15/07/2021