Course Description

Elementary Yiddish, YIDDISH 101

In this beginners' course students will learn to speak, read, and write Yiddish. Following the communicative method, students will focus in class on oral communication by playing out short dialogues. Grammar will be taught inductively, based on examples that have already become familiar. The course will offer an introduction to Yiddish culture through a variety of songs, stories, film clips, and other illustrations. By the end of the semester, students should be able to express themselves with some sophistication about a variety of topics in the present tense and also understand the past tense.

Key Information

Credit: 7.5 quarter units / 5 semester units credit
UC Berkeley, German

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UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
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UC Irvine:
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UC Los Angeles:
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UC Merced:
units toward degree (see your adviser)

UC Riverside:
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UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle - Foreign Language Requirement - third semester/intermediate level or fourth quarter course required for proficiency; Muir- May petition a full year of a language other than English for a GE sequence in Area III; ERC - Foreign Language Requirement - third semester/intermediate level or fourth quarter course required for proficiency; Sixth College - 1 course towards NAHR GE

UC San Francisco:
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UC Santa Barbara:
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UC Santa Cruz:
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Course Creator

Alec Burko
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