Hebrew Grammar (MWF) I (Fall 2015) & II (Spring 2016) HBU

This year I’m teaching Elementary Hebrew here at Houston Baptist University on MWF (3-3:50pm).  Here are some links to the materials that we’re using for the course.

Syllabus:

Spring 2016 Undergrad & Graduate: UG  HEBR 2322.01.HebrewGrammarII.Marshall.Sp2016; Grad  HEBR 5302.15.HebrewII.Marshall.Sp2016

Fall 2015 Undergrad & Graduate: UG HEBR 2312.01 Fall 2015 Marshall; Grad HEBR 5301.15 Fall 2015 Marshall

Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross: Here

Ross Homework Keys: Here

Ross Audio Files: Here

Course Handouts: Here

Restricted Access (only for those enrolled in class)

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ASSIGNMENT PREP DUE DATES: [note: assignments will be ordered so that the most recent one appears on top]

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, May 2, 4, & 6:

MON: [1] Watch/listen to Lecture on Lesson 38 from animatedhebrew.com. [2] Complete all memory work and homework assignments for Ross Lesson 38 (click on Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross) and bring to class on Mon.

WED: [1] Watch/listen to Lecture on Lesson 39 from animatedhebrew.com. [2] Complete all memory work and homework assignments for Ross Lesson 39 (click on Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross) and bring to class on Wed. [3] Vocab Quiz on Lesson 36-37.

FRI: [1] Be sure you have completed all memory work and homework assignments for Ross Lesson 39 so we can finish covering it in class. [2] Vocab Quiz on Lesson 38-39.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Apr 25, 27, & 29:

MON: [1] Watch/listen to Lecture on Lesson 35 from animatedhebrew.com. [2] Complete all memory work and homework assignments for Ross Lesson 35 (click on Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross) and bring to class on Mon.

WED: [1] Watch/listen to Lecture on Lesson 36 from animatedhebrew.com. [2] Complete all memory work and homework assignments for Ross Lesson 36 (click on Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross) and bring to class on Wed. [3] Vocab Quiz on Lesson 34-35.

FRI: [1] Watch/listen to Lecture on Lesson 37 from animatedhebrew.com. [2] Complete all memory work and homework assignments for Ross Lesson 37 (click on Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross) and bring to class on Fri.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Apr 18, 20, & 22:

All HBU classes have been cancelled due to flooding and rain. Here’s what I’d like you to do this week (this is a modification of the original plan).

MON: [1] Take the Quiz on Lesson 33 (I will email this to you.) [2] Watch/listen to Lecture on Lesson 34 from animatedhebrew.com. [3] Be studying for “Midterm Part 3.”

WED: [1] Bring the completed take-home Quiz on Lesson 33 to class with you. [2] Complete all memory work and homework assignments for Ross Lesson 34 (click on Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross) and bring to class on Wed. [3] Receive “Midterm Part 3” in class to take home and complete before Friday class.

FRI: [1] Complete the MT at home prior to the Friday class and bring it with you on Friday. [2] Watch/listen to Lecture on Lesson 35 from animatedhebrew.com. [3] Complete all memory work and homework assignments for Ross Lesson 35 (click on Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross).

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Apr 11, 13, & 15:

MON: [1] Quiz on Lesson 32. [2] Read Lesson 33.

WED: [1] Watch/listen to Lecture on Lesson 33 from animatedhebrew.com. [2] Complete all memory work and homework assignments for Ross Lesson 33 (click on Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross). We will go over all HW. [3] MIDTERM PART 2 DUE: complete at home “Midterm Part 2,” which involves reproducing the Principal Parts from memory in one sitting (except for the Hithpael).

FRI: [1] Quiz on Lesson 33. [2] Read Lesson 34.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Apr 4, 6, & 8:

MON: Complete all memory work and homework assignments for Ross Lessons 30-31 (click on Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross). We will go over all HW.

WED: [1] Quiz on Lessons 30-31 (both chapters together on one quiz). [2] Read Ross Lesson 32; watch/listen to Lecture on Lesson 32 from animatedhebrew.com.

FRI: Complete all memory work and homework assignments for Ross Lesson 32 (click on Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross).

NOTE: As we wrap up the Hophal stem, you need to be reviewing, writing, drilling the Principal Parts of all stems covered (Qal, Niphal, Piel, Pual, Hiphil, and Hophal). Over this weekend, you will complete “Midterm Part 2,” which involves reproducing those Principal Parts from memory in one sitting. That will be due on Monday, April 11.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Mar 28, 30 & Apr 1:

MON: [1] Quiz on Lessons 27-28 (both chapters together on one quiz). [2] Read Ross Lesson 30.

WED: Read Lessons 30-31. 

FRI: Complete all memory work and homework assignments for Ross Lesson 30 (click on Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross). We will go over the Drill Sheet and the Ross HW.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Mar 21, 23 & 25:

MON: [1] Quiz on Ross Lesson 26. [2] Listen on http://www.animatedhebrew.com to Lecture on Lesson 27  [3] Complete all memory work and homework assignments for Ross Lesson 27 (click on Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); we will go over all HW on Mon.

WED: [1] Read Lesson 28. [2] Complete all memory work and homework assignments for Ross Lesson 28 (click on Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross).

FRI: NO CLASS (Good Friday).

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Mar 7, 9 & 11:

MON: [1] Quiz on Ross Lesson 25.

WED: [1] Read Lesson 26.

FRI: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 26 (both the drill sheet we began on Wed., and the Ross chapter HW–see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

SPRING BREAK WK: [1] Listen on http://www.animatedhebrew.com to Lecture on Lesson 27  [2] Complete all memory work and homework assignments for Ross Lesson 27 (click on Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); we will go over all HW on Mon.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Feb 29, Mar 2, & 4:

MON: [1] We will go over Ross Lesson 24 HW. [2] Turn in “Midterm Part 1.”

WED: [1] Quiz on Ross Lesson 24. [2] Read Ross Lesson 25.

FRI: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 25 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [2] Read Ross Lesson 26.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Feb 22, 24, & 26:

MON: [1] Quiz on Lesson 23. [2] Read Ross Lesson 24.

WED: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 24 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

FRI: [1] Quiz on Lesson 24. [2] Read Ross Lesson 25

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Feb 15, 17, & 19:

MON: [1] Quiz on Lesson 22. [2] Read Ross Lesson 23.

WED: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 23 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

FRI: [1] Quiz on Lesson 23. [2] Complete Drill Sheet for Ross Lesson 24

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Feb 8, 10, & 12:

MON: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 21 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

WED: [1] Read Ross Lesson 22. [2] Quiz on Lesson 21 postponed until Friday.

FRI: [1] Quiz on Lesson 21. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 22 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. 

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Feb 1, 3, & 5:

MON: [1] Do the Drill Sheet for Lesson 20 (click here for Lesson 20 Drills; here for Lesson 20 Drills Answer Key). [2] Read Lesson 21.

WED: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 20 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. 

FRI: [1] Quiz on Lesson 20. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 21 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Jan 25, 27 & 29:

MON: [1] Quiz on Lesson 18. [2] Read Lesson 19.

WED: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 19 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. 

FRI: [1] Quiz on Lesson 19. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 20 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

Due Wed, & Fri, Jan 20 & 22:

WED: Read/review Ross Lesson 18.

FRI: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 18 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. (You completed this assignment last semester, so we will begin with this on the first day of class.)

======Fall 2015 assignments below========

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Nov 30, Dec 2 & 4:

MON: [1] Quiz Lesson 16. [2] Read Ross Lesson 17. [3] For HW after Monday class, listen to the http://www.animatedhebrew.com Lecture on sections 17.03, 17.04, and 17.05 (click here to access this material). You will need to do this in order to complete the HW for Lesson 17 for Wed.

WED: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 17 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. Don’t forget the Ch. 17 “Drill Sheet”! [2] Listen/watch on http://www.animatedhebrew.com:  Lecture on Lesson 18. We will not go over this lesson in class, but we will go through aspects of it as we cover homework on Friday.

FRI: [1] Quiz Lesson 17. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 18 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Nov 16, 18 & 20:

MON: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 15 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [2] Read Ross Lesson 16.

WED: [1] Quiz on Lesson 15. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 16 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

FRI: No Class.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Nov 9, 11 & 13:

MON: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 14 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

WED: [1] Quiz on Lesson 14. [2] Read Ross Lesson 15.

FRI: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 15 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Nov 2, 4 & 6:

MON: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 13 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

WED: [1] Quiz on Lesson 13. [2] Read Ross Lesson 14.

FRI: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 14 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Oct 26, 28 & Oct 30:

MON: [1] Complete DRILL SHEET on the construct and absolute forms of ‘sus’ (‘horse’).

WED: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 12 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [2] Read Ross Lesson 13.

FRI: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 13 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [2] Quiz on Lesson 12.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Oct 19, 21 & Oct 23:

MON: [1] Quiz on Lesson 10.

WED: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 11 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

FRI: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 12 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [2] Quiz on Lesson 11.

Due Mon, Wed, Oct 12, 14:

MON: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 10 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross).

WED: Midterm Exam

FRI: No class–FALL BREAK.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Oct 5, 7 & Oct 9:

MON: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 9 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross).

WED: [1] Quiz on Lesson 9. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 10 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

FRI: [1] Quiz on Lesson 10.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Sept 28, 30 & Oct 2:

MON: [1] Quiz on Lesson 7

WED: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 8 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

FRI: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 9 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross).  [2] Quiz on Lesson 8

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Sept 21, 23 & 25:

MON: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 6 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [2] Read over Lesson 7 on your own.

WED: [1] Quiz on Ross Lesson 6.  

FRI: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 7 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross). Note: I’m changing the Quiz on Lesson 7 to Monday. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 8 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross).

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Sept 14, 16 & 18:

MON: [1] Read over Lesson 5 on your own.  [2] Quiz on Ross Lesson 4.

WED: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 5 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [2] Read Ross Lesson 6 (we will cover in class Wed).

FRI: [1] Quiz on Lesson 5. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 6 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

Due Fri, Aug 28:

[1] Alphabet Quiz on Lesson 1 (Hebrew letter, English transliteration next to it, in order). [2] Make sure you have completed all requirements for Ross Lesson 1 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [3] Read over Ross Lesson 2 before class.

 

Due Wed, Fri, Sept 9 & 11:

WED:  [1] Make sure you have completed all requirements for Ross Lesson 3 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [2] Read Ross Lesson 4 (I will cover this in class.).

FRI: [1] Quiz on Lesson 3. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 4 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

Due Mon, Wed, Fri, Aug 31, Sept 2 & 4:

MON: [1] Read over Lesson 2 on your own.  [2] Quiz on Ross Lesson 1. [3] Continue to practice writing and memorizing the Hebrew Alphabet with English transliteration.

WED: [1] Practice writing and memorizing the Hebrew vowels of the Simplified Hebrew Vowel Chart using Simplified Hebrew Vowel Chart Practice Sheet. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 2 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [3] Read Ross Lesson 3.

FRI: [1] Quiz on Lesson 2. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 3 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [3] Complete for written HW the practice sheet called Practice with Shewa. [4] Review and memorize your 2 syllable rules (OPSRL and CUSS) and be prepared to write them down from memory (see Rules for Hebrew Syllables).

Due Fri, Aug 28:

[1] Alphabet Quiz on Lesson 1 (Hebrew letter, English transliteration next to it, in order). [2] Make sure you have completed all requirements for Ross Lesson 1 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [3] Read over Ross Lesson 2 before class.

Due Wed, Aug 26:

[1] Listen to the animatedhebrew lecture on Ross Lesson 1. Click here for the youtube video. [2] Practice writing the Hebrew alphabet in order, along with English transliteration, and saying the name of the letters as you review. In order to practice, please use these two handouts: Alphabet and Transliteration and Alphabet and Transliteration Practice Sheet. [3] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 1 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross). Click on the link to see what specifically in Lesson 1 you are to do (what to memorize, which exercise numbers to complete, etc.). [4] Prepare for the Hebrew Alphabet quiz for Friday: You’ll need to reproduce each Hebrew letter with corresponding English transliteration next to it, in correct order) You will also need to provide the “final form” of the 6 consonants that have those.

NOTE: Here is a link to the Hebrew Alphabet Song that we sang on Monday (to the tune of Do-Re-Mi). Please listen to this and sing along with it as you study the Hebrew letters in order. Click here.

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