Hebrew Immersion Program Information

Hebrew Immersion Program (HIP) Information

HIP provides a dynamic and rigorous Hebrew language education which aims to develop strong speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Students also learn about Israeli culture. HIP graduates are equipped to continue studying Hebrew at secondary school level.

HIP is currently running in 5 government primary schools, with more schools to start in the near future. The program runs either before or after school, ranging from 1-3 sessions per week to suit parent demand and school requirements. The HIP program is open to all students in the school at which it runs. HIP is supported by the Victorian Government, and UJEB is an accredited Community Languages Victoria provider.

The details and costs for each school in 2021 are as follows:

Caulfield Junior College: 3 sessions/week, before school, $350/term
Caulfield South Primary: 3 sessions/week, before school, $350/term
Coatesville Primary: 1 session/week, after school, $250/term
Gardenvale Primary: 3 sessions/week, before school, $350/term
Tucker Road Primary, 1 session/week, after school, $250/term
Valkstone Primary, 1 session/week, after school, $250/term

Click here for days, times and to enrol. 

Aims

The intended learning outcomes of HIP are: (1) confident reading, writing, comprehension & grammar; (2) confident conversation; and (3) competency to enable the continuation of Hebrew study at secondary school level.

Curriculum

LEVEL TEXT BOOK OUTCOMES
READING & WRITING SKILLS LANGUAGE SKILLS
Prep Nitzanim A & B Letter recognition

Letter formation

Colours, face & body, family, seasons, calendar
Year 1 Nekudat Chen + Tsofim Behege 2 Letter recognition & formation consolidation

Nikkud sounds & usage with letters

Animals, numbers 1-100, food, clothes, school
Year 2 Hakol Chadash Grammar: Nouns, verbs, pronouns & adjectives; past & present tenses Nature, transport, numbers 100+, work

Forming phrases

Year 3 Hakol Chadash B Grammar: Future tense, commands

Reading paragraphs

Writing sentences

Basic sentences on a range of topics to include nouns, verbs, pronouns & adjectives

Past & present tenses

Year 4 Yesh Ve Yesh 1 Grammar: Exceptions to rules

Reading pages

Writing paragraphs

Basic sentences on a range of topics to include nouns, verbs, pronouns & adjectives

Past & present tenses

Year 5 Yesh Ve Yesh 1 + Bereshit Reading beginners newspaper

Writing pages

Discussions, day to day situations
Year 6 Yesh Ve Yesh 2+ Reading teen newspaper

High order comprehension

Public speaking