AJU Summer Semester Program

 

American Jewish University

 Hebrew Summer Semester

Learn more about our 2016 summer offerings

(310) 440-1263

ezwickel@aju.edu 
 CLICK HERE for enrollment application   

 

Who Summer Session Serves 

  • Current AJU students
  • Newly Admitted AJU students
  • Visiting US College Students
  • Visiting US University Students
  • High School Students 

In our Hebrew Summer Academic Session, you can catch up on missing academic semesters, or get ahead by advancing in your course work. If you plan to study for one of AJU academic Summer Sessions, please, consult your dean before registration.  

HEBREW I - 100-1
Academic Hebrew Language for beginners for Hebrew students who want to continue their studies for a full academic year. Class will cover material taught in Two semesters of the First year. In the first year of study the student interacts with useful expressions and phrases.  
8 credit course in 6 weeks
June 27 - August 3
Monday through Thursday
9:00am -3:00pm
Textbook: Purchased Separately
Tuition: $3,950 (tuition due by first day of instruction)  

HEBREW II - 100-2
 For Hebrew students who want to continue their studies for a full academic year.  Class will cover material taught in Two semesters of the second year. In this course the student will exchange information in familiar situations demonstrating his/her knowledge in grammar, reading and writing.
8 credit course in 6 weeks
June 27 - August 3
Monday through Thursday
9:00am -3:00pm
Textbook: Purchased Separately
Tuition: $3,950 (tuition due by first day of instruction)  

HEBREW SUMMER SCHOOL 103 This course is for those looking for ORAL ENRICHMENT in everyday situations. Focus on vocabulary and basic patterns of interpersonal communication. 
3 credit course of SPOKEN Hebrew
June 20 - July 12
Monday through Thursday
9:00am -12:45pm
Textbook: Purchased Separately
Tuition: $1,500 (tuition due by first day of instruction)  

The Curriculum focuses on Spoken Hebrew and will be based on situational approaches.

There will be 5-6 units that will be based on repeated patterns of speech: Verbs in the present & past tenses, Syntax patterns, Grammar and Prepositions.

Teaching Methods

The vocabulary and the written form of the language will be studied in context and will be the basis of reading & writing acquisition (The Aleph Bet, printed and cursive, will be reviewed / taught on the first day.)

The new vocabulary will be practiced early before reading a new simple text.

Variety of communicative situations will be practiced person to person.

Beginners 

A short morning conversation: Daily episodes

- Practicing new words with pictures, flash cards, giving full answers, changing roles, fill-ins.  

- Asking and answering simple questions

Intermediate

A short morning talk - Unrehearsed conversation

- Encouraging the student to speak about familiar topics person to person.

- Practicing common situations on a limited number of familiar topics and supporting views.

- The student relates to what is read, heard and seen.

 

- The student provides personal information, about immediate surroundings, and answers simple questions 

For more information call:
Era Zwickel
Academic Hebrew Program Coordinator
Email: ezwickel@aju.edu
Phone: (310) 440-1263