The class reads articles from Yiddish papers especially written for students and some literature, and also uses a textbook. Each class begins with a conversation and ends with a song. The atmosphere in the class is truly wonderful and you can not only speak the language but feel it too.
Dr Wiegand is the Woolf Corob Lector in Yiddish at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (University of Oxford) and a Yiddish teacher and translator in London. She is also a Yiddish poet, whose first bilingual collection was published in Tel Aviv in 2012.