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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

Elementary Yiddish (YID198)


Varies, proficiency examination. 

Authorized 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, reading, comprehension and writing necessary for elementary basic communication in a foreign language; recognize the alphabet; demonstrate an ability to understand the main ideas and information on a variety of familiar topics; read and understand simple texts of familiar topics, including standard vocabulary and basic syntax; communicate basic ideas and needs orally by using patterned responses and in writing, by writing simple sentences and linking them into a paragraph; and spell phonetically.


Students prepare for this proficiency examination using Yiddish language texts focusing on elementary grammar and vocabulary and aural comprehension materials.

Credit recommendation: 

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