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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Intermediate Modern Hebrew

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.
Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

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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