Elementary Yiddish (Yiddish 101) presented by U.C. Berkeley
Elementary Yiddish 101, taught by Alec Burko, at U.C. Berkeley. To be offered in Fall 2023.
M, W, F, 1-2pm, in person.
In this beginners’ course students will learn to speak, read, and write Yiddish, the original language of East European Jews. Using the communicative method and the new textbook In Eynem, students will focus in class on speaking by playing out short dialogues. Grammar will be taught inductively, through examples. The course will introduce Yiddish culture through a variety of songs, stories, film clips, and illustrations.