Hebrew Grammar I (Fall 2018) & II (Spring 2019) HBU

This year I’m teaching Elementary Hebrew here at Houston Baptist University on MWF (3:00 – 3:50pm).  Here are some links to the materials that we’re using for the course.

Syllabus: Get it on the Blackboard course management system homepage for this course.

Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross: Here

Ross Homework Keys: Here

Ross Audio Files: Here

Course Handouts: Here

Dr. Marshall’s Ross Chapter Lectures: Click here to access my YouTube playlist.

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, Mar 25, 27, & 29:

MON: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 26 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross). We will spend the hour going over this.

WED: [1] Quiz on Ross Lesson 26. [2] Listen to my video presentation on Ross 27-28. NOTE: The lecture overview combines 27 & 28 together; there are 4 parts (click here to access my YouTube playlist). Read/study the chapter as your go through the lesson. NOTE: You do not have to begin the HW yet–please study for the Quiz! In class we will begin completing the Drill Sheet (“Lesson 27 and 28 Drills”). If we don’t complete it, then finish it for HW and check your answers using Lesson 27 and 28 Drills Answer Key.

FRI (& next MON): Complete all requirements for Ross Lessons 26 & 27 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross). We will spend these two hours going over the HW.

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

MON: [1] Quiz on Ross Lesson 24. [2] Turn in Midterm Part 1. [3] Listen to my video presentation on Ross 25 (click here to access my YouTube playlist). Read/study the chapter. NOTE: You do not have to begin the HW yet–please study for the Quiz! In class we will begin completing the Drill Sheet (“Lesson 25 Drills”). If we don’t complete it, then finish it for HW and check your answers using Lesson 25 Drills Answer Key.

WED: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 25 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross). We will spend the hour going over this.

FRI: [1] Quiz on Ross Lesson 25. [2] Listen to my video presentation on Ross 26 (click here to access my YouTube playlist). Read/study the chapter. NOTE: You do not have to begin the HW yet–please study for the Quiz! In class we will begin completing the Drill Sheet (“Lesson 26 Drills”). If we don’t complete it, then finish it for HW and check your answers using Lesson 26 Drills Answer Key.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Mar 11, 13, & 15: NOTHING–SPRING BREAK!!! [Complete your Midterm Part 1 take-home test over the break and bring it on Monday, Mar 18.]

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

MON: [1] Quiz on Ross Lesson 23. [2] Listen to my video presentation on Ross 24 (click here to access my YouTube playlist). Read/study the chapter. [3] In class we will begin completing the Drill Sheet (“Lesson 24 Drills Perfect Verb” ). If we don’t complete it, then finish it for HW and check your answers using Lesson 24 Drills Perfect Verb Answer Key.

WED: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 24 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross). We will spend the hour going over this.

FRI: [1] Quiz on Ross Lesson 24. We will finish going over HW today. [2] Discuss Take-home Midterm (you will complete this over the break).

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Feb 25, 27, & Mar 1:

MON: 1] Quiz on Ross Lesson 22. [2] Listen to my video presentation on Ross 23 (click here to access my YouTube playlist). Read/study the chapter. [3] In class we will begin completing the Drill Sheet (Lesson 23 Drills). If we don’t complete it, then finish it for HW and check your answers using Lesson 23 Drills Answer Key.

WED: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 23 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross).

FRI: HBU Theology Conference Fri night 7:15pm and Sat morning 9:00am. Click here for info: https://hbu.edu/school-of-christian-thought/events-in-the-college/hbu-theology-conference/

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

MON: 1] Quiz on Ross Lesson 21. [2] Listen to my video presentation on Ross 22 (click here to access my YouTube playlist). Read/study the chapter. [3] In class we will begin completing the Drill Sheet (Lesson 22 Drills). If we don’t complete it, then finish it for HW and check your answers using Lesson 22 Drills Answer Key.

WED: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 22 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross).

FRI: [1] Quiz on Ross Lesson 22. [2] Listen to my video presentation on Ross 23 (click here to access my YouTube playlist). Read/study the chapter. [3] In class we will begin completing the Drill Sheet (Lesson 23 Drills). If we don’t complete it, then finish it for HW and check your answers using Lesson 23 Drills Answer Key.

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

MON: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 20 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross). NOTE: Review the video presentation as needed.

WED: [1] Quiz on Ross Lesson 20. [2] Listen to my video presentation on Ross 21 (click here to access my YouTube playlist). Read/study the chapter. [3] In class we will begin completing the Drill Sheet (Lesson 21 Drills). If we don’t complete it, then finish it for HW and check your answers using Lesson 21 Drills Answer Key.

FRI: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 21 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross).

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

MON: [1] Finish reading over/studying Ross 19. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 19 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross).

WED: [1] Quiz on Ross Lesson 19. [2] Read Ross Lesson 20.

FRI: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 20 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross). [2] Don’t forget to complete the Drill Sheet (Lesson 20 Drills) and check your answers using Lesson 20 Drills Answer Key.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Jan 28, 30, & Feb 1:

MON: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 18 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross).

WED: [1] Quiz on Ross Lesson 18. [2] Read Ross Lesson 19 (we will cover that material in class).

FRI: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 18 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross).

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

MON: NO CLASS (MLK Jr. Holiday)

WED: 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 “LESSON 17 DRILLS” IN THE WRITTEN HW ASSIGNMENT!

FRI: [1] Quiz on Lesson 17. [2] Read Ross Lesson 18.

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

MON: REVIEW DAY

WED: Read Ross Lesson 17.

FRI: [1] We will complete the lecture on Lesson 17. [2] Begin working on completing requirements for Ross Lesson 17 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross).

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

MON: Read Lesson 15. (Note: I will field any final questions on Lesson 14 on Mon, so no quiz until Wed!)

WED: [1] Quiz on Lesson 14. [2] 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.

FRI: [1] Quiz on Lesson 15. [2] Read Lesson 16.

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

MON: 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: No class–Thanksgiving Break.

FRI: No class–Thanksgiving Break.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Nov 12, 14, & 16:

MON: [1] Quiz on Lesson 12. [2] Read Lesson 13.

WED: [1] Read over 13.4 & 13.5 and 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] If you want to review what we covered on Mon, here’s the video: https://youtu.be/eZjtZmjc0hE.

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

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

MON: No class; Dr. M was sick.

WED: Read Lesson 12; Dr. M will lecture on this lesson.

FRI: 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.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Oct 29, 31, & Nov 2:

MON: [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.

WED: [1] Quiz on Lesson 11. [2] Read Lesson 12.

FRI: 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.

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

MON: [1] Listen to rest of Dr. Marshall’s overview videos covering Ross Lesson 10. Click here to access. [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.

WED: [1] Quiz on Lesson 10. [2] Read Lesson 11.

FRI: 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.

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

MON: [1] Quiz Lesson 9. [2] Read Ross Lesson 10.

WED: [1] Dr. M will finish overview of Lesson 10. [2] Any questions about Lessons 1-9 as you prepare for the Friday Midterm? Let’s discuss!

FRI: Midterm Exam covering Lesson 1-9.

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

MON: [1] Quiz Lesson 8. [2] Read Ross Lesson 9.

WED: [1] Listen to rest of Dr. Marshall’s overview videos covering Ross Lesson 9. Click here to access. For the *new* Historical Vowel Chart handout, click here.  [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 9 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

FRI: NO CLASS: Fall Break. Quiz on Lesson 9 will be Monday.

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

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

WED: [1] Quiz Lesson 7. [2] Read Ross Lesson 8.

FRI: 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.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Sept 24, 26, & 28:

MON: [1] Quiz Lesson 5. [2] Read Lesson 6.

WED: [1] Listen to rest of Dr. M overview of Lesson 6 on youtube. [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.

FRI: [1] Quiz Lesson 6. [2] Read Ross Lesson 7.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Sept 17, 19, & 21:

MON: [1] 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. [2] Read Lesson 5.

WED: [1] Quiz Lesson 4. [2] 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.

FRI: [1] Quiz Lesson 5.  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. NOTE: Finish watching the Lesson 5 overview here. [2] Read Lesson 6.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Sept 10, 12, & 14:

MON: [1] Quiz 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.

WED: [1] Quiz Lesson 3. [2] Read Lesson 4. [3] Finish going over HW for Lesson 3.

FRI: [1] Quiz Lesson 3. [2] I will finish going over the last parts of Lesson 4. [3] Finish reading over Lesson 4 and 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, Sept 3, 5, & 7:

MON: No class: Labor Day Holiday.

WED: [1] Read Ross Lesson 2. [2] Listen to Dr. Marshall’s 3 overview videos covering Ross Lesson 2. Click here to access, and have your handouts from Lesson 2 handy to take notes on. [3] Practice writing the Hebrew vowels using the handout I gave you last week, Simplified Hebrew Vowel Chart Practice Sheet. [4] Quiz on Lesson 1 (it will involve transliteration questions, and questions about how BeGaDKePaT letters sound with/without the dot).

FRI: [1] 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. [2] Read Ross Lesson 3. [3] Listen to Dr. Marshall’s 4 overview videos covering Ross Lesson 3. Click here to access, and have your handouts from Lesson 3 handy to take notes on. NOTE: We will start completing the HW in class.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Aug 27, 29, & 31:

MON: Bring syllabus to class.

WED: [1] Read Ross Lesson 1. [2] Practice reciting/memorizing the Hebrew alphabet. Here is a link to the Hebrew Alphabet Song (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.

FRI: [1] Complete 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. [2] Read Ross Lesson 2 in preparation for lecture.

Promoting the study of Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Aramaic, and Hellenistic Greek

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