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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

HEB 401 Advanced Modern Hebrew

Formerly Advanced Modern Hebrew

Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc., Jerusalem, Israel.

November 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

After completing the proficiency examination, in addition to the skills developed in Intermediate Modern Hebrew, students will be able to: demonstrate a complete fluency in Hebrew reading and writing; decipher Modern Hebrew literature and scientific texts; identify casual expressions, idioms, slang, and complex grammar and syntax; display a full understanding of clause and conjugations; interpret subtle nuances in text and full comprehension of all tenses; and write complex compositions and produce a colorful style of writing.


The proficiency examination process is intended to measure a body of knowledge that candidates have acquired through other learning experiences. Each examination is administered under secure and proctored conditions. The exam covers reading comprehension, clause, syntax, conjugations, singular and plural forms, advanced verb structures and an essay.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 8 semester hours in Hebrew (12/09) (12/15 revalidation) (1/23 revalidation). NOTE: A discrete credit recommendation has been established for each language proficiency examination. Some academic institutions may limit the amount of credit that students may earn in this subject area due to certain degree requirements.