Starts: Oct 28, 2013 9:30:00 AM
May 7, 2013 1:00:00 PM
End: May 17, 2013 7:30:00 PM
Location: various venues, UCL Bloomsbury Campus More...
The panel investigates shifts in the role of the Holocaust in European public debates in the recent past. Contrasting developments in Poland, Germany, and Great Britain, we will identify common threads as well as differences in perceiving, presenting, memorizing the mass murder of European Jewries.
The Yiddish Forverts has recently published a report from the Graduate Student Conference on ‘Jewish Spirituality in Eastern Europe – a Textual Perspective,’ held at the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, UCL on 6-7 June, 2012. The article, authored by conference participant Adi Mahalel (Columbia University), is available online on the website of the Forverts: http://yiddish.forward.com/node/4589 More...
Over a period of three years, the Hebrew and Jewish Studies Department at UCL has been cooperating in a research project devoted to 'Cultural Continuitiy in the Diaspora: Paris and Berlin in 1917-1937', based at the Department of European Studies and Modern Languages, University of Bath, and in cooperation with the Centre for European and International Studies at the University of Portsmouth. The project had been funded by the Leverhulme Trust Academic Collaboration-International Network scheme. Among the initiators of the project had been the late John D. Klier. More...
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HEBR7304 / HEBRG036 Advanced Modern Hebrew
HEBR7304 - BA and Full Year Junior Year Abroad (JYA)
HEBR7304A - Term 1 JYA
HEBR7304B - Term 2 JYA
HEBRG036 - MA
Mr Ido Gideon
Mode of assessment:
UG and Full Year JYA: Coursework, end of year final exam and oral skills
JYA (one term): Coursework and end of term final exam
MA: Coursework (including oral assessment) and end of year exam
In terms 1 and 2
Mondays, 1100-1300 in Rockefeller 336
Thursdays 0900-1100 in Cruciform B.3.07
The course aims at developing Modern Hebrew language skills that will enable students to express themselves fluently, to read Israeli newspapers and literature. The course is open to students with sufficient knowledge of the language (level 5-6) to be determined by a placement test. It will concentrate on developing reading, writing, listening and communication skills.
The following areas will be covered:
- Reading comprehension of prescribed and unseen texts including newspapers, academic and non-academic texts.
- Writing skills will be developed throughout the course.
- Conversation skills will be developed through class discussions of a a variety of topics and extra curriculum sessions.
- Listening comprehension – students will listen to audio recordings and will watch Israeli television programmes, films and documentaries.
- Advanced levels of grammar and syntax.
Coursework will be assigned on a weekly basis. Students will be required to use the facilities of UCL Language Centre.
Ivrit Mealef Ad Tav, Level 4 (Dalet), Tel-Aviv: Tel Aviv University
Tachbir Le’mitkadmim, Rama He (Syntax for Advanced, Level 5), Jerusalem:Academon
Students are required to use a Hebrew/English English/Hebrew dictionary and Hebrew Verb Tables
Additional materials (e.g., newspapers, passages, stories) will be provided.
Assessment of Hebrew language skills consists of the following components:
- Continuous assessment of oral skills.
- Continuous assessment of written coursework – All coursework assignments are marked and are parts of the overall mark.
- End of term tests in both terms.
- End of year oral examination consisting of unseen passage for reading comprehension, conversation skills, listening comprehension.
- End of year written examination.
Details of assessment weighting:
Coursework (including end of terms exams) 45%
End of year exam 35%
Oral skills (exam + continuous assessment) 20%
Junior Year Abroad – (HEBR7304A / HEBR7304B)
September – December: (HEBR7304A) Coursework 50%; end of term exam 50%
January – June: (HEBR7304B) Coursework 50%; end of term exam 50%
Graduate – (HEBRG036)
End of year exam 50%
Coursework (including oral skills assessment) 50%