Germanic Languages | Beginning Yiddish II
Y502 | 2821 | Dov-Ber Kerler
Y502:Beginning Yiddish II (3 CR) Dov-Ber Kerler
This course is a continuation of Y100/Y501 and will cover the
remaining chapters of College Yiddish, as well as other materials.
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.
Weinreich, Uriel, College Yiddish, and additional texts
Fulfills: Jewish Studies Language or Literature course;
core Jewish Studies major language requirement