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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Hebrew - Yeshiva Learning Experience

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:
Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc., Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
Proficiency examination program administered at the testing center of Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc.
Dates:
November 2009 - Present.
Objectives:

After completing the proficiency examination, in addition to the skills developed in Intermediate Modern Hebrew, students will be able to: demonstrate a complete fluency in Hebrew reading and writing; decipher Modern Hebrew literature and scientific texts; identify casual expressions, idioms, slang, and complex grammar and syntax; display a full understanding of clause and conjugations; interpret subtle nuances in text and full comprehension of all tenses; and write complex compositions and produce a colorful style of writing.

Instruction:

The proficiency examination process is intended to measure a body of knowledge that candidates have acquired through other learning experiences. Each examination is administered under secure and proctored conditions. The exam covers reading comprehension, clause, syntax, conjugations, singular and plural forms, advanced verb structures and an essay.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 8 semester hours in Hebrew (12/09) (12/15 revalidation). NOTE: A discrete credit recommendation has been established for each language proficiency examination. Some academic institutions may limit the amount of credit that students may earn in this subject area due to certain degree requirements.

Location:
Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc., Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
Proficiency examination program administered at the testing center of Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc.
Dates:
November 2009 - Present.
Objectives:

After completing the proficiency examination, students will be able to: demonstrate a basic understanding of sentence structure, past and present and infinitive forms syntactical structures, basic vocabulary, grammatical forms, display comprehension skills and command of a basic vocabulary of Modern Hebrew; read and understand short adapted texts in various genres; produce proper sentences in Hebrew; and distinguish between Hebrew words without the aid of vowels; and compose short compositions utilizing correct grammar and syntax.

Instruction:

The proficiency examination process is intended to measure a body of knowledge that candidates have acquired through other learning experiences. Each examination is administered under secure and proctored conditions. The exam covers masculine and feminine forms, singular and plural, syntax, the definitive article, question statements, relational articles, reading comprehension, and an essay.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 8 semester hours in Hebrew (12/09) (12/15 revalidation). NOTE: A discrete credit recommendation has been established for each language proficiency examination. Some academic institutions may limit the amount of credit that students may earn in this subject area due to certain degree requirements.

Location:
Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc., Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
Proficiency examination program administered at the testing center of Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc.
Dates:
November 2009 - Present.
Objectives:

After completing the proficiency examination, in addition to the skills developed in Elementary Modern Hebrew, students will be able to: demonstrate a full understanding of common verb stems; decipher a large percentage of original Hebrew text; identify verb tenses and distinguish between various verb forms; conjugate prepositions and recognize the inflection of the strong verb; read and understand passages from a newspaper in easy Hebrew; and write structured compositions and short dialogues.

Instruction:

The proficiency examination process is intended to measure a body of knowledge that candidates have acquired through other learning experiences. Each examination is administered under secure and proctored conditions. The exam covers reading comprehension, singular and plural forms, conjugation of prepositions, verb forms and an essay.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 8 semester hours in Hebrew (12/09) (12/15 revalidation). NOTE: A discrete credit recommendation has been established for each language proficiency examination. Some academic institutions may limit the amount of credit that students may earn in this subject area due to certain degree requirements.

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