LA 541 BIBLICAL HEBREW I 

COURSE SYLLABUS


I. DESCRIPTION

This course is to provide the rst semester Hebrew students with a working knowledge of biblical Hebrew, which includes an introduction to the basics of grammar, syntax, and vocabulary.

II. OBJECTIVES

1. To learn the basic grammar of biblical Hebrew

2. To gain a working vocabulary of biblical Hebrew

3. To develop an appreciation for biblical Hebrew as an indispensable tool in understanding the Old Testament as Scriptures

4. To learn how to utilize Logos Bible software to enhance our study

III. REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS

Pratico, Gary D., and Miles V. Van Pelt, Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar. Third Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2019.

Pratico, Gary D., and Miles V. Van Pelt, Basics of Biblical Hebrew Workbook. Third Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2019.

IV. COURSE OUTLINE

Date

Textbook: Chapters

Quizzes** and Tests

17/9 (T)

Introduction  Chapter 1: Alphabet

 

19/9 (Th)

Chapter 2: Vowels

 

24/9 (T)

Chapter 3: Syllabication and Pronunciation

Quiz 1

26/9 (Th)

Chapter 4: Nouns

 

3/10 (Th)

Chapter 5: Denite Article and Conjunction

Quiz 2

8/10 (T)

Chapter 6: Prepositions

 

10/10 (Th)

Chapter 7: Adjectives

Quiz 3

15/10 (T)

Chapter 8: Pronouns

 

17/10 (Th)

Chapter 9: Pronominal Suxes

Quiz 4

22/10 (T)

Chapter 10: Construct Chain

 

24/10 (Th)

Chapter 11: Numbers

Midterm

29/10 (T)

Chapter 12: Verbs

 

31/10 (Th)

Chapter 13: Qal Perfect Strong Verbs

Quiz 5

5/11 (T)

Chapter 14: Qal Perfect Weak Verbs

 

7/11 (Th)

Chapter 15: Qal Imperfect Strong Verbs

Quiz 6

12/11 (T)

Chapter 16: Qal Imperfect Weak Verbs

 

14/11 (Th)

Chapter 17: Waw Consecutive

Quiz 7

19/11 (T)

Chapter 18: Qal Imperfect

 

21/11 (Th)

Chapter 19: Pronominal Suxes on Verbs

Quiz 8

26/11 (T)

Review and Practice

 

TBA

Final Exam

 

**TWO lowest quiz scores will be dropped.

V. COURSE REQUIREMENTS

1. Course Preparation: Textbook and Workbook  (5%)

2. Grammar and Vocabulary Quizzes (60%)

3. Midterm (15%)

4. Final Exam (20%)


科目要求              學習時數*       佔成績比率

課程參與               1500                    -

課堂備課               1200                    5%

測驗溫習               1200                   60%

期中考溫習             240                   15%

期末考溫習             360                   20%

                              4500分鐘           100%

*每學季每一學分為1500分鐘