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JOLT Hebrew 2014-15 School Year
Several levels of modern Hebrew are offered. Full descriptions are on the “course description” page. Hebrew is a year-long course (28 weeks) instead of one semester, and requires students to attend a weekly live webinar in addition to other work. Students are also required to have a computer headset, davkawriter (a Hebrew word processing program), and to purchase the textbook.
Dates for 2014-15: Each class webinar schedule will be posted in August. Classes run according to the JCHS calendar, beginning no earlier than September 14 and running through the end of May.
10th, 11th and 12th graders can apply to take any of these courses for concurrent enrollment college credit. An additional tuition of $295, plus completion of a separate application is required.
Each course meets for 1 hour in a live webinar each week, and requires follow up work between sessions.
Hebrew I (4 credits)
Come learn the language of modern Israel! Students will learn to hold simple conversations in real-life settings, and will work on their reading and writing in Hebrew as well.
Webinar: Mondays, 7:30 PM Eastern
Hebrew II (4 credits)
Those with basic knowledge of Hebrew conversation will enhance their skills and vocabulary in this class. We will focus on learning to discuss our daily life using the following topics: school, work, home and shopping.
Webinar: Thursdays, 9:00 PM Eastern
Hebrew III (4 credits)
This course is a continuation of Hebrew II. All language skills are mastered through more advanced syntactic and grammatical structures. Students will begin to read and write texts requiring critical thought. Hebrew texts that reflect Israeli culture and Jewish History will be read and discussed.
Webinar: Mondays, 9:00 PM Eastern
Hebrew for Day School Graduates (4 credits)
Did you learn Hebrew in a day school? The goal of this course is to refresh Hebrew day school graduates' knowledge of Hebrew and enhance their language skills. Students will learn advanced modern Hebrew texts as well as traditional Jewish texts.
Webinar: Wednesdays, 9:00 PM Eastern