Talmud Torah of St. Paul

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Hebrew

College in the Schools (CIS) Program

9th – 12th graders have the option of taking Hebrew, Hebrew for High School credit, and/or Hebrew for University of Minnesota credit through their accredited College in the Schools (CIS) program.  Most area high schools accept these Hebrew courses for High School credit and allow these to substitute for foreign language requirement.  All 8th graders will be placed in level #1001 with the option of testing out next year when they will be eligible to receive high school and/or college credit.

 

Click HERE for the CIS course listing brochure.

 

Beginning Hebrew I (HEBR 1001)

For beginners whose goal is post-biblical studies or modern Israeli Hebrew. Leads to speaking, listening comprehension, and reading/writing Hebrew. Emphasizes communication proficiency. Cultural materials are incorporated.   5 credits.

 

Beginning Hebrew II (HEBR 1002)

For students whose goal is post-biblical studies or Modern Israeli Hebrew. Leads to speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing Hebrew with emphasis on communication proficiency. Cultural materials incorporated.   Has a prerequisite of HEBR 1001. Continuation of 1001. Students enrolling in HEBR 1002 must be juniors or seniors in high school and have earned a grade of at least C- in HEBR 1001 or have instructor approval. Qualified ninth and tenth graders may apply to enroll with instructor approval.  5 credits.

 

Intermediate Hebrew I (HEBR 3011)

Strengthens and extends proficiency in speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of modern Hebrew. Read and discuss prose, poetry, news, and film. Taught primarily in Hebrew.   Has a prerequisite of HEBR 1002. Students enrolling in HEBR 3011 must be juniors or seniors in high school and have earned a grade of at least C- in HEBR 1002 or have instructor approval. Qualified ninth and tenth graders may apply to enroll with instructor approval.  5 credits.

 

Intermediate Hebrew II (HEBR 3012)

Extensive reading of simplified modern Hebrew prose selections. Discuss poetry, newspaper, film, and TV in Hebrew. Israeli cultural experiences. Hone composition, listening comprehension, and speaking skills to prepare for proficiency exams. Taught in Hebrew. Students enrolling in HEBR 3012 must be juniors or seniors in high school and have earned a grade of at least C- in HEBR 3011 or have instructor approval. Qualified ninth and tenth graders may apply to enroll with instructor approval.  5 credits.

 

Advanced Modern Hebrew (HEBR 3090)

Advanced studies in a variety of genres/media, including fiction, poetry, drama, film, and journal. Emphasizes expanded oral/written self expression. Materials from several periods are used to prepare for future specialized study. Taught in Hebrew.   Has a prerequisite of HEBR 3012. Students enrolling in HEBR 3090 must be juniors or seniors in high school and have earned a grade of at least C- in HEBR 3012 or have instructor approval. Qualified ninth and tenth graders may apply to enroll with instructor approval.   3 credits.  This course may be taken multiple times for credit.