Yiddish Intensive Beginner

Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online, on Zoom

JANUARY INTERSESSION YIDDISH LANGUAGE COURSES

ONLINE Classes for Beginner and Reading & Conversation Course for Advanced Beginner & Beginner 2

 

REGISTER HERE FOR INTERSESSION

Registration for spring classes will open in January.

 

Level 1:  Intensive Beginner | Meets twice a week, 4 weeks | Starting Jan. 5

Tuesday evenings, 7:30pm - 9:00pm & Sunday evenings, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Learn how to read Yiddish, elementary grammar, and conversation skills. Students who don't yet know the Hebrew alphabet will be asked to join the class a half hour early each session. The class will be interactive and lively, using a textbook, songs, games, films, and other multi-media materials.

 

Target Level: This course will suit you whether you’re totally new to Yiddish or already know a few basics.

Class size: 5 – 10 students

Instructor: Jonah Sidman

Materials: Students should purchase their textbook, Colloquial Yiddish, before classes start, if possible. Order here.

 

Tuition: Member $150 // Non-member $200 | Special young adult and low-income rates: Member $90 // Non-member $150

 

 

 

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STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS ON OUR SPRING SEMESTER, WHICH WILL BEGIN THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 8 AND RUN FOR 12 WEEKS, WITH LOTS MORE OFFERINGS. REGISTRATION FOR SPRING COURSES WILL OPEN THE FIRST WEEK OF JANUARY.

 

Beginner, 2nd semester (instructors Jonah Sidman and Chloe Piazza) 

Beginner, 3rd semester (instructor, Jonah Sidman)

Advanced Beginner (instructor, Jonah Sidman)

Intermediate (instructor, Abby Howell)

Advanced Language through Literature (instructor Lillian Leavitt)

 
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OUR INSTRUCTOR FOR JANUARY INTERSESSION

Jonah Sidman is native of Brooklyn and a graduate of Oberlin College. He is an educator at the Museum of Science and at Boston Workers Circle's children's Shule. He can often be found fiddling for American or Irish folk dances all over the East Coast, and speaking/singing in Yiddish locally. Having studied Yiddish at Boston Workers Circle, he's pleased to now share his knowledge with new students.

 

REGISTER:

â–ºONLINE: Register here.

*No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Please contact Sandy, sandy@circleboston.org, if you need financial assistance.