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Monday, June 10 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
YiddishPOP - a brand-new animated Yiddish language program

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YiddishPOP is a lively, interactive program on the Internet that teaches Yiddish to speakers of other languages. Its lessons are built around animated movies and supporting features that introduce and reinforce vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, reading comprehension and writing skills through playful activities. New concepts are couched in everyday situations, adding context for learners and helping them master idiomatic and cultural nuances. This session will introduce YiddishPOP, including a demonstration of its movies and features.


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Beatrice Caplan

Beatrice (Brukhe) Lang Caplan holds a PhD in Yiddish Studies from Columbia University and has taught Yiddish Language and Culture in many places, including The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Harvard University and the Uriel Weinreich Program at the YIVO Institute in New York. She currently teaches at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and is a writer for the new animated Yiddish language program YiddishPOP. Her visit to Australia... Read More →


Monday June 10, 2013 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Scientia Building Ronald Room

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