|Course code module||FLWJS00032|
|Semester:||1st and 2nd semester|
|Study load (hours)||112|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 2nd semester|
|Contract restriction information:|
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
Basic knowledge of the Yiddish language
3. Course content
The first level of the Yiddish course is aimed at outright beginners and has the objective to teach the students to be able to read and write Yiddish (printed text as well as handwriting) with a view to reading Yiddish literature. The acquisition of grammatical knowledge and the build-up of a basic vocabulary is emphasized, so that at the end of the first level the students are capable of reading elementary texts on their own. By means of among other things the study of songs, poems and sayings students get an introduction to Yiddish culture. Ample attention is also devoted to conversation in spoken Yiddish.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: Exercise sessionsSeminars (possible question and answer sessions)Skills training
Personal work: ExercisesAssignments - individual
5. Assessment method
Exam: Oral, with written preparation
6. Compulsory reading – study material
Course material "Yiddisch for native speakers of Dutch" as well as additional texts and audio samples will be made available to the students.
7. Recommended reading - study material
Weinreich, Uriel. College Yiddish: an introduction to the Yiddish
language and to Jewish life and culture. New York: YIVO Institute for
Jewish Research, 2006.
Appointments with the teacher via telephone or e-mail: 0486 84 73 43; firstname.lastname@example.org
laatste aanpassing: last update: 05/01/2009 09:47 vivian.liska