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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 401 Yiddish Language I and II

Formerly LANG 401 Yiddish Language III; LANG 401 Yiddish Language 3


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: construct sentences in subordinate order; translate from Yiddish to English and vice versa; complete dialogues of spoken Yiddish; identify and correct grammatical errors; read advanced passages in Yiddish and answer questions based on the contents; listen to a passage in Yiddish and answer questions based on the passage; write a complete, well-structured essay in Yiddish.


In order to prepare for this examination, students study the following topics: sentence structure using relative clauses; prepositional phrases; adverbial phrases; irregular adjectives; indefinite pronouns; impersonal verbs; and comparative and superlative adverbs.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 8 semester hours in Classical Language, Yiddish Language, or Religious Studies (6/15) (4/21 revalidation).