Unit content includes: learning the particularities of Hebrew grammar and syntax and biblical vocabulary with a view to being able to read Hebrew and translate into English; developing the skills to employ standard resources (lexicon, Hebrew grammar) in the translation of texts from the Hebrew Bible.

Unit Code: AL2202L

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Australian Lutheran College

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Learning Outcomes


Have a sound working knowledge of the basic vocabulary and grammatical forms of biblical Hebrew


Translate from any part of the Hebrew Bible


Use a Hebrew lexicon and grammar to assist in translation


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

Unit sequence

AL1001L Hebrew 1


Interactive lectures to introduce new material, group work on drills and translations and regular quiz exercises and feedback.


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Written Examination

3 tests covering morphology, syntax, translation, and vocabulary 2160 words equivalent

2160 48.0
Short Answer Tests

Vocab and grammar/morphology quizzes 1440 words equivalent

1440 32.0

Weekly homework exercises 900 words equivalent

900 20.0

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-31 16:24:24 +1100