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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Language - Center for Academic and Religious Excellence

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:

Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (CARE), Brooklyn. N.Y.

Length:

Proficiency examination program administered at the CARE testing center or at authorized proctor sites. 

Dates:

September 2017 - Present.

Objectives:

Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency as follows: translate sentences from English to Hebrew; complete sentences with appropriate vocabulary words; use Hebrew prepositions correctly; answer questions based on a reading passage; identify the root of a verb; use adjectives in correct number and gender; use verbs in sentences that are correct in tense, number, and gender; and tell time in Hebrew. 

Instruction:

To prepare for this exam, students will study the following language topics: Hebrew prepositions; basic vocabulary verbs, nouns, adjectives; agreement in number and gender; tell time in correct Hebrew terms; the roots of verbs.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 8 semester hours in Classical Language, Hebrew Language, or Religious Studies (9/17).

Location:

Proficiency examination administered at the Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (C.A.R.E.) testing center or authorized proctor sites.

Length:

Varies.

Dates:

June 2015 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the examination, students will be able to demonstrate proficiency as follows: formulate simple sentences using nouns and verbs; translate simple sentences form English to Yiddish; select the most appropriate answer to questions asked in Yiddish; read a simple passage in Yiddish and answer questions based on its contents; and answer simple questions in Yiddish short ones personal like and experience.

Instruction:

In order to prepare for this exam, students study the following topics: speak Yiddish with accurate pronunciation; nouns singular and plural; rules of spelling, particularly of words with long vowels; personal pronouns – nominative case; adjectives – nominative, possessive; prepositions; basic verb conjugation; roots, suffixes, separable verbs; numbers; colors; months, seasons.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 8 semester hours in Classical Language, Yiddish Language, or Religious Studies (6/15).

Location:

Proficiency examination administered at the Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (C.A.R.E.) testing center or authorized proctor sites.

Length:

Varies.

Dates:

June 2015 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the examination, students will be able to demonstrate proficiency as follows: formulate complete sentences with pronouns, nouns, and verb agreement; use prepositions appropriately; use numerical expressions and expressions of time correctly; write a complete, original paragraph; and read an intermediate level passage and answer questions based on its contents.

Instruction:

In order to prepare for this examination, students will study the following topics: personal pronouns – nominative, accusative, date cases; adjectives – comparative, superlative; verbs – regular and irregular; the infinitive; complemented verbs; idiomatic verbs; expressions of time; adverbs of location, time, manner; conjunctions; and interjections.

Credit recommendation:

In upper division baccalaureate degree category, 8 semester hours in Classical Language, Yiddish Language, or Religious Studies (6/15).

Location:

Proficiency examination administered at the Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (C.A.R.E.) testing center or authorized proctor sites.

Length:

Varies.

Dates:

June 2015 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the examination, students will be able to demonstrate proficiency as follows: demonstrate reading fluency in selected biblical and modern Hebrew texts; write in Hebrew without vowels; demonstrate understanding of basic grammatical structure and syntax; find the root (shoresh) of a verb; use numbers in correct form and gender; translate sentences from English to Hebrew; complete sentences with the appropriate vocabulary word; answer questions based on a reading passage; and compose a short paragraph using correct, appropriate grammatical structures.

Instruction:

In order to prepare for this examination, students study the following topics: nouns – masculine and feminine forms; numbers, singular and plural, masculine and feminine forms; prepositions, verbs – basic tenses, roots, infinitives; and homophones.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 8 semester hours in Classical Language, Hebrew Language, or Religious Studies (6/15).

Location:

Proficiency examination administered at the Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (C.A.R.E.) testing center or authorized proctor sites.

Length:

Varies.

Dates:

June 2015 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the examination, students will be able to demonstrate proficiency as follows: construct sentences in subordinate order; translate from Yiddish to English and vice versa; complete dialogues of spoken Yiddish; identify and correct grammatical errors; read advanced passages in Yiddish and answer questions based on the contents; listen to a passage in Yiddish and answer questions based on the passage; write a complete, well-structured essay in Yiddish.

Instruction:

In order to prepare for this examination, students study the following topics: sentence structure using relative clauses; prepositional phrases; adverbial phrases; irregular adjectives; indefinite pronouns; impersonal verbs; and comparative and superlative adverbs.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 8 semester hours in Classical Language, Yiddish Language, or Religious Studies (6/15).

Location:

Proficiency examination administered at the Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (C.A.R.E.) testing center or authorized proctor sites.

Length:

Varies.

Dates:

June 2015 – Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the examination, students will be able to demonstrate proficiency as follows: evince an advanced level of reading comprehension; write fluently in Modern Hebrew; translate sentences from Hebrew to English; recognize and utilize correct grammatical and syntactical structures; differentiate between synonyms; conjugate verbs correctly and appropriately; read advanced passages in Modern Hebrew from adapted and authentic texts and answer questions based on the content of the passage; and write a well-developed grammatically and syntactically correct essay.

Instruction:

In order to prepare for this examination, students study the following topics: pronouns; the four verb tenses; the seven verb conjugations; professions, verbs in the infinitive; adjectives in number and gender agreement; colors; directions; and shapes.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 8 semester hours in Classical Language, Hebrew Language, or Religious Studies (6/15).

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