Beginners' Modern Hebrew (level 1) and Intermediate Modern Hebrew (level 2).

There are 3 free places on these two year-long Manchester University courses at the CFJS that are allocated by the Jewish Representative Council of Greater Manchester. 
 

The normal cost of the course for audit only (i.e. not for University degrees) is £560, but applicants can get a free place by completing the attached bursary application form, and sending it to the Rep Council office at: office@jewishmanchester.org by 11 am on Friday 28 September, along with a statement of no more than 400 words as to why you should have a free place. You must also enrol directly with the University for the level of your choice, through the following website  https://www.languagecentre.manchester.ac.uk/learn-a-language/application-information/apply-now/ no later than 3 October 2018.
 

There are 2 levels of Hebrew courses available. Level 1 (ULHB10030) assumes no knowledge of Hebrew and will start by teaching the alphabet. Some previous knowledge of the language (knowing the alphabet and being able to read a little) is acceptable. Level 2 (ULHB20010) is a post-beginners’ level language course which builds on the language and skills acquired in Beginners’ Hebrew course. The courses will be taught in a mixed teaching environment for classroom-based students alongside distance-learning students.
 

See below for further information about the three course units or visit: www.manchesterjewishstudies.org/modern-hebrew/
 

BEGINNERS' HEBREW (LEVEL 1), HEBREW LEVEL 2 or HEBREW LEVEL 3. 
 

 
The normal cost of the course for audit only (i.e. not for University credits) is £550, but you can get a free place by applying to the Jewish Representative Council. Just complete the course unit registration form, also downloadable at: http://www.manchesterjewishstudies.org/storage/nukjsp/mod-heb-registration-form.doc , and return it to office@jewishmanchester.org by the deadline of 18 August, along with a statement of no more than 400 words as to why you should have a free place. 


Level 1 (MEST 10210) assumes no knowledge of Hebrew and will start by teaching the alphabet; some previous knowledge of the language (knowing the alphabet and being able to read a little) is acceptable. Level 2 (MEST 20210) is a post-beginners’ level language course which builds on the language and skills acquired in Beginners’ Hebrew course. Level 3 (MEST 30210) is an intermediate level language course. The courses will be taught in a mixed teaching environment for classroom-based students alongside distance-learning students. Course units will run for 11 weeks in Semester 1 (18 Sept 2017 – 28 Jan 2018) with a Winter break (no classes) and 11 weeks in Semester 2 (29 Jan - 8 June 2018) with an Easter break. For further information about the three course units, visit: www.manchesterjewishstudies.org/modern-hebrew/ 


On each level there are 3 classes per week. They will run on the following days: 
Level 1 Course (Beginners): Tuesdays 11-1pm, Thursdays 1-2pm 
Level 2 Course: Tuesdays 2-3pm and Thursdays 2-4pm 
Level 3 Course: Wednesdays 9-11am and Thursdays 5-6pm


Please note that although these times are in the current timetable, there may be later changes.

 
Information on Level 1 (Beginners') Course (see  www.manchesterjewishstudies.org/modern-hebrew/ for details):
The Level 1 = beginner’s level Hebrew course assumes no knowledge of Hebrew and will start by teaching the alphabet. Some previous knowledge of the language (knowing the alphabet and being able to read a little) is acceptable. The course teaches the following skills:
1. Reception (reading and listening)
2. Production (speaking and writing)
3. Translation and interpretation 

 
The aim of the course is:
• To familiarise the students with the spoken and written forms of Hebrew. 
• To familiarise the students with the basic structure of Hebrew grammar 
• To enable the students to begin to express themselves in writing
• To enable the students to engage in simple dialogues