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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Language - Coopersmith Career Consulting

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:

Various; distance learning format.

Length:

Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Dates:

April 2019 - Present. 

Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: learn to comprehend common phrases and questions and respond appropriately; read and understand more advanced texts and answer questions in Hebrew; translate from spoken or written Hebrew into English; translate from English into Hebrew; and conjugate verbs and decline adjectives appropriately for the context.

Instruction:

This course provides students with the ability to develop skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing Modern Hebrew, as well as gain exposure to modern Israeli culture. Second year Hebrew introduces two new verbal conjugation patterns, past tense conjugations for all verbal types, how to express possession, continued work on the construct state, and higher-level texts, syntax, and vocabulary. Instructional methods include: study guide, required readings, and a final exam.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Intermediate Hebrew (4/19).

Location:

Various; distance learning format.

Length:

Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Dates:

April 2019 - Present. 

Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: comprehend common phrases and questions and respond appropriately; read and understand more advanced texts and answer questions in Hebrew; translate from spoken or written Hebrew into English and translate from English into Hebrew; identify the Hebrew alphabet and vowel system; identify parts of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions, etc.); and conjugate verbs and decline adjectives appropriately for the context.

Instruction:

This course provides students with an introduction to the basic structures and vocabulary of Modern Hebrew. Students develop skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing Modern Hebrew, and gain some exposure to modern Israeli culture. Instructional methods include: study guide, required readings, and a final exam. 

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Introductory Hebrew, Modern Hebrew, or Modern Foreign Language (4/19).

Location:

Various; distance learning format.

Length:

Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Dates:

April 2019 - Present. 

Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: demonstrate proficiency in the following grammatical rules: word pronunciation (vocalized and non-vocalized); indefinite and definite articles; non-possessive and possessive adjectives; present, past and future tenses; conjugation of verbs within sentences; sentence structure and word order; prefixes and suffixes; identification of root words.  Students prove comprehension of written texts through translation exercises and by answering questions based on the texts; write short compositions that adhere to the basic grammatical rules of Yiddish and sentences as full responses to aural exercises.  In order to achieve the above goals of comprehension and composition, students must successfully acquire a basic vocabulary of at least 500 words.

Instruction:

This course provides students with an introduction to the basic structures and vocabulary of Yiddish. Students develop skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing Yiddish. Instructional methods include: study guide, required readings, and a final exam.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Yiddish, Judaic Studies, Language, Religion, or Eastern European Studies (4/19).

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