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"... several characteristics were common to all of the teachers of language with whom I have been privileged to study. Each one was natural, playing to his/her own strengths, fighting in personal suits of armor that fit them better than anyone else. And each successful teacher I have known had a love affair with language...."

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note: This article is an expanded version of a paper given October 10, 2002, at Wake Forest University, as part of their celebration of 100 years of teaching Hebrew there. I wish to thank Professor Kenneth Hoglund for his kind invitation to participate and also for the honor he has shown me in choosing my textbook, Introduction to Biblical Hebrew (Warren Center, PA: Shangri-La Publications, 2002), for use with his current Hebrew classes.

Charles David Isbell, Louisiana State University, cisbell@cox.net

Citation: Charles David Isbell, " The Hebrew Teacher: Guru, Drill Instuctor, or Role Model?," SBL Forum , n.p. [cited Sept 2005]. Online:http://sbl-site.org/Article.aspx?ArticleID=452

 
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