Beginning Hebrew II – OTCL 525

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

A study of Hebrew tools and syntactical principles that will serve as guides to sound exegetical procedure.


OTCL 520


As a continuation of OTCL 520, this course attempts to offer a more in-depth examination of the Hebrew verbal system. Furthermore, it attempts to do so in a manner that aids the student in retaining the information and skills gained for future usage.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Parse the inflected form of verbs, nouns, adjectives, pronouns, participles, and infinitives.
  2. Recognize and translate Hebrew vocabulary words.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of basic syntax through translation.
  4. Translate strong and weak verbs.
  5. Read basic Hebrew texts from the Bible

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Discussion Board Forum

Discussion boards are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to create a thread in response to the provided prompt for each forum. Each thread must be at least 400 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 2 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be at least 200 words. (MLO: A, B, C, D)

Workbook Assignments (20)

The student will complete 20 assignments from the workbook that apply the concepts from the chapter readings. (MLO: A, B, C, D)

Quizzes (5)

Each quiz will cover the Reading & Study material for the module/week in which it is assigned. The student will be allowed 2 attempts for each quiz. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 5–25 true/false and multiple-choice questions, and have a 30-minute time limit. (MLO: A, B, D)

Exams (3)

Each exam will cover the Reading & Study material for the modules/weeks in which it is assigned. Each exam will be closed-book/closed-notes; contain 50 true/false, multiple-answer, multiple-choice, and short answer questions; and have a 90-minute time limit. (MLO: A, B, C, D, E)