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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Intermediate Yiddish (YID298)


Varies, proficiency examination. 

Authorized locations.

September 2020 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in listening, comprehension, reading and writing necessary for basic communication in a foreign language; demonstrate an ability to understand the main ideas and information on a variety of topics; discuss texts of familiar topics which include standard vocabulary and basic syntax; and communicate ideas, feelings and needs in writing.  Grammar uses basic tenses with mistakes. Spelling will be comprehensible, but possibly incorrect.


Students prepare for this proficiency examination using Yiddish language texts focusing on basic grammar and vocabulary and aural comprehension materials.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 6 semester hours in Yiddish (3/21).  NOTE: Only students who receive 6 credits on both the Elementary Yiddish (YID198) and Intermediate Yiddish (YID298) exams may earn up to 4 semester hours on the Advanced Yiddish (YID398) exam.