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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Elementary Yiddish I (YID 103)


Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
April 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate fluency (unassisted) in pronunciation of vocalized and non-vocalized words; use basic grammar rules, sentence structure; analyze / identify /parse root words and sentences; use articles, verb tenses, prefixes and suffixes correctly; read elementary passages of basic texts - conversational, instructional; comprehend simple passages taken from various sources, including elementary and popular texts, some reflecting history and culture of language; write basic autobiographical information in short sentences; respond to basic questions using complete sentences; and translate from Yiddish to English, and the reverse.


Elementary Yiddish I (YID 103) focuses on practical language skills and self-expression, and the ability to communicate and understand Yiddish. Content includes: evaluating pronunciation, basic grammar skills, orthography, and simple writing skills, as well as written or oral response to aural selection.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 8 semester hours in Yiddish or Germanic Languages (5/10) (5/15 revalidation) (11/22 revalidation).