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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Advanced Yiddish (YID398)



Authorized testing locations.

September 2020 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate proficiency in listening, comprehension, reading and writing necessary for useful communication in the workplace and social situation in the Yiddish language; read and understand texts of familiar and academic topics; communicate ideas and needs in writing with sufficient accuracy for most social and formal settings. 


Students prepare for this proficiency examination using Yiddish language texts focusing on grammar and vocabulary and aural comprehension materials and they use Yiddish language texts to prepare for the reading and writing sections.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 4 semester hours in Yiddish (3/21).   NOTE: Only students who receive 6 credits on the Elementary Yiddish (YID198) exam AND 6 credits on the Intermediate Yiddish (YID298) exam may earn up to 4 semester hours on the Advanced Yiddish (YID398) exam.