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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Yiddish - Maalot Educational Network

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Length:

Varies.

Dates:

September 2020 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate proficiency in listening, comprehension, reading and writing necessary for useful communication in the workplace and social situation in the Yiddish language; read and understand texts of familiar and academic topics; communicate ideas and needs in writing with sufficient accuracy for most social and formal settings. Grammar reflects the ability to manipulate language with some proficiency in a variety of tenses.

Instruction:

Students prepare for this proficiency examination using Yiddish language texts focusing on grammar and vocabulary and aural comprehension materials. Students use Yiddish language texts to prepare for the reading and writing sections.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 4 semester hours in Yiddish (3/21).   NOTE: Only students who receive 6 credits on the Elementary Yiddish (YID198) exam AND 6 credits on the Intermediate Yiddish (YID297) exam may earn up to 4 semester hours on the Advanced Yiddish exam.

Length:

Varies, proficiency examination. 

Dates:

September 2020 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate proficiency in listening, reading, comprehension and writing necessary for elementary basic communication in a foreign language. Specifically, students will recognize the alphabet, demonstrate an ability to understand the main ideas and information on a variety of familiar topics. Students read and understand simple texts of familiar topics, including standard vocabulary and basic syntax; communicate basic ideas and needs orally by using patterned responses and in writing, by writing simple sentences and linking them into a paragraph.  Grammar is expressed in present and one other timeframe in comprehensible language. Students will be able to spell phonetically.

Instruction:

Students prepare for this proficiency examination using Yiddish language texts focusing on elementary 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 (YID297) exams may earn more credits on the Advanced Yiddish (YID398) exam.

Length:

Varies, proficiency examination. 

Dates:

September 2020 - Present.

Objectives:

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.

Instruction:

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 (YID297) exams may earn more credits on the Advanced Yiddish (YID398) exam.

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