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, 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.