Five College Consortium

Beginning Yiddish II

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Language Study

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Hampshire College
Spoken by the largest number of Jews for the longest period of time in the most countries all over the world of all Jewish languages, Yiddish is the key to understanding Eastern European Jewish life. This course is a continuation of Beginning Yiddish I, and it enables students to acquire further proficiency with Yiddish language and culture. Students will continue developing speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in Yiddish, using textbook materials, original texts, audio-visual sources, and group work emphasizing student participation. Prerequisite: Beginning Yiddish I or instructor permission.

Culture, Humanities, and Languages Multiple Cultural Perspectives Course includes mandatory conversation section, which meets once a week for 45 mins, time TBA.

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Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
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This course has unspecified prerequisite(s) - please see the instructor.

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Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Beginning Yiddish II
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
1 4.0

Ester-Basya Vaisman

09:00AM-10:20AM M,W

Yiddish Book Center YBC