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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (C.A.R.E.) | Evaluated Learning Experience

LANG 201 Yiddish Language I and II

Formerly LANG 201 Yiddish Language I; LANG 201 Yiddish Language 1


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

June 2015 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

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.


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) (4/21 revalidation).