Germanic Languages | Beginning Yiddish I
Y501 | 17014 | Dov-Ber Kerler
This is a four-skill language course, in which students develop
basic speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in Yiddish
and an understanding of Yiddish culture.
Course requirements: Regular attendance and active participation in
class, completion of all written and oral assignments on the due
date, chapter tests, and a comprehensive final exam. There will be
short quizzes if need be. There will be no make-up tests. In
addition to the daily homework, there will be four essays. Students
are expected to write a coherent text (approximately 100-150 words)
on an assigned topic related to the chapter topic using vocabulary
and structures learned and practiced in class.
(Fulfills Jewish Studies Language or Literature course; core Jewish
Studies major language requirement)