An introduction to biblical Hebrew, designed to provide a linguistic awareness of the language and the ability to use lexical aids. Students will develop a working knowledge of the language, covering essential grammar and vocabulary, in conjunction with the translation of simple Hebrew Bible texts.

Unit Code: AL8011W

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes


Explain the basic elements of the grammar and vocabulary of biblical Hebrew


Use lexical aids and language resources in translating Hebrew texts


Translate simple texts from the Hebrew Bible


Translate words and simple sentences from English to biblical Hebrew


Classroom based lectures, tutorials, exercises


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Short Answer Tests

Weekly Tests (equivalent to 3000 words)

0 50.0
Written Examination 0 50.0

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-01-30 16:06:08 +1100