Faculty of Arts
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|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Organisational Unit||Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation|
|Offered||Clayton Second semester 2013 (Day)|
|Coordinator(s)||Ms Ena Burstin|
Previously coded JWC1070
The central feature of Yiddish 1 will be the teaching of Yiddish as a living language, as a tool for both written and spoken communication. The course is designed for students who wish to improve their knowledge of the subject both in its literary and colloquial form. The course will include use of non-literary texts and exercises to develop grammatical, syntactic and idiomatic mastery of the language. An additional component will utilise Yiddish literary texts of Australia as well as other countries. Completion of parts A and B will prepare students to continue to an eventual major in the subject.
Upon successful completion of this unit students will:
Assignments (written and oral): 50%
Examination (2 hours): 50%
4 hours (3 x 1 hour lectures and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week