LA 542 BIBLICAL HEBREW II

COURSE SYLLABUS

 

  1. DESCRIPTION

    This course is to build a bridge between elementary Hebrew, which mainly focuses on morphology and vocabulary acquisition, and intermediate Hebrew which begins to do syntactical analysis of the Hebrew text.

     

  2. OBJECTIVES

1.   To consolidate what have learned in the elementary Hebrew course

2.   To encourage the students to engage meaningfully with the Hebrew text

3.   To develop an appreciation for Hebrew as an indispensable tool in understanding the Biblical text

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

 

  1. 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.

Other Helpful Resources:

Arnold, Bill T., and John H. Choi. A Guide to Biblical Hebrew Syntax. Cambridge, U.K.; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Chisholm, Robert B. Jr. A Workbook for Intermediate Hebrew: Grammar, Exegesis, and Commentary on Jonah and Ruth. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2006.

Waltke, Bruce K., and M. O’Connor. An Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Syntax. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1990.

 

  1. COURSE OUTLINE

Date

Textbook: Chapters

Quizzes* and Exercises

31/12 (T)

Review and Chapter 17: Waw Consecutive

 

2/1 (Th)

Chapter 18: Qal Imperative

 

7/1 (T)

Chapter 19: Pronominal Suffixes on Verbs

Quiz 1

9/1 (Th)

Chapter 20: Qal Infinitive Construct

 

14/1 (T)

Chapter 21: Qal Infinitive Absolute

Quiz 2

21/1 (T)

Chapter 22: Qal Participle

Quiz 3

23/1 (Th)

Chapter 23: Sentence Syntax

 

30/1 (Th)

Chapter 24: Niphal Stem Strong Verbs

Quiz 4

4/2 (T)

Chapter 25: Niphal Stem Weak Verbs

 

6/2 (Th)

Chapter 26: Hiphil Stem Strong Verbs

Quiz 5

11/2 (T)

Chapter 27: Hiphil Stem Weak Verbs

 

13/2 (Th)

Chapter 28: Hophal Stem Strong Verbs

Quiz 6

18/2 (T)

Chapter 29: Hophal Stem Weak Verbs

 

20/2 (Th)

Chapter 30: Piel Stem Strong Verbs

Quiz 7

25/2 (T)

Chapter 31: Piel Stem Weak Verbs

 

27/2 (Th)

Chapter 32 & 33: Pual Stem

Quiz 8

3/3 (T)

Chapter 34 & 35: Hithpael Stem

 

5/3 (Th)

Chapter 36: Introduction to the Hebrew Bible

Exegetical Worksheet 1

10/3 (T)

Ruth Selected Reading 1

Exegetical Worksheet 2

12/3 (Th)

Ruth Selected Reading 2

Exegetical Worksheet 3

 

*TWO lowest quiz scores will be dropped

 

  1. COURSE REQUIREMENTS

1. Course Preparation: Textbook and Workbook (4%)

2. Quizzes (60%)

3. Exegetical Worksheets (36%)  

 

目要求               學習時數*     佔成績比率

課程參與               1500                4%

課堂備課                600                 —

測驗溫習               1200               60%       

釋經練習               1200               36%       

4500分鐘      100%

 

*每學季每一學分為1500分鐘