Course Handouts

Below I provide handouts used in my Elem Hebrew course.  Generally, I present these in tandem with Alan Ross’ introductory grammar, Introducing Biblical Hebrew (IBH).  However, sometimes I depart from Ross (for ex., I don’t treat vocal shewa as a vowel, and consequently my syllable divisions will differ from Ross).

Alphabet and Transliteration

Alphabet and Transliteration Practice Sheet

Simplified Hebrew Vowel Chart

Simplified Hebrew Vowel Chart Practice Sheet

Hebrew Syllables

Rules for Hebrew Syllables

Shewa and Syllables

How to Label Syllables for Tone

Practice with Shewa

Hebrew Reading Drills

The Gutts Gang

Definite Article before Weak Letters (this is a handout by Charles Grebe over at http://www.animatedhebrew.com)

Noun and Adjective Endings

Historical Hebrew Vowel Chart

Historical Hebrew Vowel Chart DRILL SHEET (you can use this for drilling the vowels into your memory)

Perfect Verb Personal Endings HANDOUT

Perfect Verb Personal Endings PRACTICE SHEET (you can use this for drilling just the endings of the perfect conjugation–without thinking about the internal vowel pointing for the Qal perfect)

Qal Perfect Paradigm DRILL SHEET (you can use this for drilling both the endings of the perfect conjugation AND the internal vowel pointing for the Qal perfect, using the consonants of the verb פקד)

In-Class Practice Sheet for Identifying Perfect Suffixes

Absolute and Construct Endings

Construct Chains

Pronominal Suffixes on Preposition Lamed

Pronominal Suffixes on Preposition Lamed Practice Sheet

Pronominal Suffixes on Nouns

Pronominal Suffixes on Nouns PRACTICE SHEET

Imperfect Verb Personal Endings HANDOUT

Qal Imperfect Paradigm Drill Sheet

Hebrew Verb Personal Endings HANDOUT (inflectional prefixes/suffixes boxes handout)

Hebrew Verb Personal Endings PRACTICE SHEET (you can use this for drilling the suffixes and prefixes on the verb “boxes”)

WCI and WCP

Qal Stative Verbs Handout

Volitional Verb Personal Endings HANDOUT

Chart on Indirect Volitives

Disjunctive Clauses Introduced by Waw

Qal Passive Ptc

INFC Forms (Qal infinitive construct)

INFA FORMS (Qal infinitive absolute)

Pronominal Suffixes on Verbs

Qal Perfect forms before suffixes

Numbers Ross 25

Qal Strong Verb Paradigm HANDOUT

Qal Strong Verb Paradigm PRACTICE SHEET VERSION 1 (This is a “tree-saver” sheet that allows you to drill the entire paradigm six times on one handout; the forms are arranged in a *single* column according to the verb paradigms in the back of Ross.)

Qal Strong Verb Paradigm PRACTICE SHEET VERSION 2 (This is arranged in the typical order that Dr. Marshall’s other verb handouts follow:  singular forms in column one, plural forms in column two.  It allows you to drill the entire Qal paradigm one time on one handout, but the arrangement is familiar since it corresponds to the “boxes” handout. Use either one for drilling.)

Principal Parts of Qal Plus Derived Stems of Hebrew Verbs FULL HANDOUT

Principal Parts of Qal Plus Derived Stems of Hebrew Verbs PRACTICE SHEET

Piel Pual Stem Handout

Hithpael Stem Handout

Hiphil Stem Handout

Hophal Stem Handout

Weak Verbs, Gutts in Qal, Ross 32

Weak Verbs, Gutts in Derived Stems , Ross 33

Weak Verbs, I-Nun , Ross 34

Weak Verbs, I-Waw I-Yod , Ross 35

Weak Verbs, III-He, Ross 36

Doubly Weak Verbs, Ross 37

Love Story Hebrew Verbs and Syllable Structure 10-27-08

GENESIS READINGS

In the last part of Hebrew II, if time permits, we will read some sections of Genesis in class.  Below I provide some helps with parsing weak verbs that we have not covered yet.  As well, there is a handout on how to organize your notes as you study the verses. You will only complete this type of HW if it is assigned.

Preparing Notes for Hebrew Text

Helps for Gen Ch 12 vv 1-4

Helps for Gen Ch 12 vv 5-9

Helps for Gen Ch 12 vv 10-14

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