YIDDISH 101 - First Year Yiddish I
Fall 2020, Section 002
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Yiddish (YIDDISH)
Department: LSA Judaic Studies
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Details

Credits:
4
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in JUDAIC 431 or YIDDISH 431.
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Other Course Info:
Graduate students elect JUDAIC 431 or YIDDISH 431. F.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.

Description

This is the first term of the two-year Yiddish language sequence. This course offers you the opportunity to learn the basics of Yiddish grammar and to acquire basic reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. You will learn to talk about yourself and your interests, surroundings, friends, and family. You will also learn about the history, sociology, and culture of Yiddish and how Jewish life of the past centuries is reflected in the language. You will become acquainted with simple Yiddish texts from various times and places - a poem from a Yiddish children's textbook published in New York in the 1930s, Yiddish folk songs that have been sung in Eastern Europe for many years, stories from a school book used in Haredi schools in Israel, and more. Games and audio-visual materials will enhance the learning process.

Intended Audience:

This course welcomes entirely online participation.

Class Format:

Instruction Mode: Instruction will be synchronous; however, asynchronous materials may be added in case of scheduling overrides.

Course Testing/Assessment: Testing for this course includes 1-1 and group oral assessments, as well as test questions that will be submitted via Canvas during a designated time frame.

Schedule

YIDDISH 101 - First Year Yiddish I
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
28054
Open
8
 
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MW 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Th 4:30PM - 5:30PM
002 (REC)
 Online
38393
Closed
0
 
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