Unit content includes: learning the particularities of Hebrew grammar and syntax and biblical vocabulary with a view to being able to read and translate elementary Hebrew sentences into English. The unit covers just over half the material in the set text, whereupon Hebrew 2 focuses on the remaining material.

Unit Code: AL1201L

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Australian Lutheran College

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Learning Outcomes


Identify the basic vocabulary of biblical Hebrew


Operate with the rudiments of Hebrew grammar and syntax


Translate simple verses from the Hebrew Bible


Indicate the enhanced theological understanding of the Old Testament that comes from a working knowledge of Hebrew


Face-to-face instruction; regular testing of vocabulary, parsing, Hebrew grammar, and translation skills; peer group work in class and after hours


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Short Answer Tests

4 short answer tests

2000 48.0
Short Answer Tests

Weekly vocab and grammar/morphology quizzes on chapters not concluding with a test

1100 32.0
Learning Resource

Weekly homework exercises

900 20.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2020-01-17 15:14:00 +1100