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E.g. 2016-2017

GERLANG 20B: Intermediate German Conversation

This course for students with some conversational abilities. Appropriate for students who are taking (or have taken) Gerlang 2, 3, or 21. Emphasis on conversational German, discussion of culture, exploring German media. nAttendance is required to receive course credit.

2016-2017
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GERLANG 20C: Advanced German Conversation

This course for students interested practising advanced-level conversation. Most appropriate for students who are taking Gerlang 21 or higher, heritage speakers, and students looking to practice professional German. Emphasis on discussion of cultural topics including politics, exploring media and news, and student interests. nAttendance is required to receive course credit.

2016-2017
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GERLANG 20E: German Society in WWII

German Society in WWII

2016-2017
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GERLANG 20G: Fashion Through FIlm

Modern German Fashion nA film-based foray into several aspects of the history of modern German fashion. Topics from class to class will be somewhat sporadic, spanning the origins of traditional German attire, subcultural youth styles in Germany throughout the 20th century, and prominent German figures in the global fashion industry such as designer Karl Lagerfeld and photographer Helmut Newton, among others. May be repeat for credit

2016-2017
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GERLANG 20J: Central European Brewing

This is a general survey course of the variety of German Beers. All sessions take place at Haus Mitt, 620 Mayfield Ave.nSTUDENTS MUST BE 21 OR OLDER TO ENROLL-There will be a course fee (amount to be determined).

2016-2017
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GERLANG 20K: Kuche Mitt (German Cooking Class)

Explore the German art of baking by trying out a medley of traditional recipes. We will learn how to create delicious desserts, prepare hearty snacks and bake real bread so you can delight your friends with German tastes. nThe class will be held in Haus Mitt and enrollment is limited to 15 students.

2016-2017
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GERLANG 20M: German Film and Theater

This class aims to give an overview of some seminal works in German film and theater. We will meet once weekly in Haus Mitteleuropa starting during the second week of quarter, at a time to be determined during the first week.

2016-2017
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GERLANG 20T: Teaching German Conversation

(AU)

2016-2017
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GERLANG 21: Intermediate German I

Continuation of Gerlang 3. Sequence integrating culture and language with emphasis on development of advanced oral and written proficiency. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socioculturally appropriate language in formal and informal, academic and professional contexts. Prerequisite: Placement Test, Gerlang 3.

2016-2017
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GERLANG 21W: Intermediate German I: German for Business and International Relations

Equivalent to 21, but focus is on business and the political and economic geography of Germany. CDs and videos. For students planning to do a business internship in a German-speaking country. Prerequisite: placement test, 3.

2016-2017
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GERLANG 22: Intermediate German II

Continuation of GERLANG 21. Sequence integrating culture and language with emphasis on development of advanced oral and written proficiency. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socioculturally appropriate language in formal and informal, academic and professional contexts. Prerequisite: Placement Test, Gerlang 21.

2016-2017
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GERLANG 22W: Intermediate German II: German for Business and International Relations

Equivalent to 22, but continuation of 21W. Recommended for students planning to do a business internship in a German-speaking country. Prerequisite: placement test,21, 21W.

2016-2017
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GERLANG 23C: Second Year German, Third Quarter

Continuation of GERLANG 22. Sequence integrating culture and language with emphasis on development of advanced oral and written proficiency. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socioculturally appropriate language in formal and informal, academic and professional contexts. Prerequisite: Placement Test, Gerlang 22

2016-2017
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GERLANG 99: Language Specials

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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GERLANG 199: Individual Reading

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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GERLANG 250: Reading German

For undergraduates and graduate students with a knowledge of German who want to acquire reading proficiency. Readings from scholarly works and professional journals. Recommended for students who need to pass the Ph.D. reading exam. Fulfills University reading requirement for advanced degrees if student earns a grade of 'B.' Prerequisite: one year of German, or 10, or equivalent.

2016-2017
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GERLANG 395: Graduate Studies in German

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 1: First-Year Italian, First Quarter

All-in-Italian communicative and interactive approach. Emphasis is on the development of appropriate discourse in contemporary cultural contexts. Interpretation of authentic materials, written and oral presentations, and plenty of conversational practice. Language lab, multimedia, and online activities.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 1A: Accelerated First-Year Italian, Part 1

Accelerated sequence that completes first-year Italian in two rather than three quarters. For students with previous knowledge of Italian or with a strong background in another Romance language. Prerequisite: advanced proficiency or AP/SAT in another Romance language; or Italian placement test.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 2: First-Year Italian, Second Quarter

Continuation of ITALLANG 1. All-in-Italian communicative and interactive approach. Emphasis is on the development of appropriate discourse in contemporary cultural contexts. Interpretation of authentic materials, written and oral presentations, and plenty of conversational practice. Language lab, multimedia, and online activities. Prerequisite: Itallang 1 or placement test.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 2A: Accelerated First-Year Italian, Part 2

Continuation of ITALLANG 1A. Accelerated sequence that completes first-year Italian in two rather than three quarters. For students with previous knowledge of Italian or with a strong background in another Romance language. Prerequisite: Placement Test or ITALLANG 1A. Fulfills the University language requirement.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 3: First-Year Italian, Third Quarter

Continuation of ITALLANG 2. All-in-Italian communicative and interactive approach. Emphasis is on the development of appropriate discourse in contemporary cultural contexts. Interpretation of authentic materials, written and oral presentations, and plenty of conversational practice. Language lab, multimedia, and online activities. Prerequisite: Itallang 2 or placement test. Fulfills the University language requirement.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 20: Intermediate Oral Communication: Italy Today

Second-year conversational and presentational skills developed through exposure to movie clips, slide shows, and other authentic multimedia materials. Guest lectures on Italian culture including opera, pop music, wine, and food culture. Preview of the Florentine experience with Florence returnees sharing their experiences in Italy. Prerequisite: ITALLANG 2A, ITALLANG 3. Repeatable for credit twice.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 21A: Accelerated Second-Year Italian, Part 1

Continuation of ITALLANG 2A or Italian 3. For students going to Florence. Completes second-year sequence in two rather than three quarters. Prerequisite: placement test, ITALLANG 2A, ITALLANG 3.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 22A: Accelerated Second-Year Italian, Part 2

Continuation of ITALLANG 21A or OSPFLOR 21F (for Florence returnees). Part 2 of a second-year sequence in two rather than three quarters. Satisfies the foreign language requirement for International Relations majors. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ITALLANG 21A or OSPFLOR 21F.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 99: Language Specials

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 114: Composition, Writing, and Presentation

Goal is advanced proficiency in written Italian. Textual and grammatical analysis of literary and non-literary texts, oral reports, translations, and writing assignments. Prerequisite: Placement Test, second-year Italian or equivalent.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 115: Academic and Creative Writing

Continuation of 114. Academic prose: formal structures and academic terminology. Creative prose: short stories, expressive language, and when and how to break the rules for effect. Prerequisite: second-year Italian or equivalent.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 126: Italy and Italians Today

May be repeated for credit.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 250: Reading Italian

For seniors or graduate students seeking to meet the University reading requirement for advanced degrees. Reading strategies for comprehension of secondary literature for academic research. Fulfills the University foreign language requirement for advanced degrees if student earns a grade of 'B.' Prerequisite: one year of Italian or reading proficiency in another Romance language.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 394: Graduate Studies in Italian Conversation

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.nn (Staff)

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 395: Graduate Studies in Italian

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.n (Staff)

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 1: First-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, First Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 7). First-year sequence enables students to converse, write, and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people. 72 kanji characters will be taught.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 1A: Accelerated First- Year Japanese, Part 1

Speaking, reading, writing, and listening. First-year sequence enables students to converse, write and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people. Completes first-year sequence in two rather than three quarters.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 2: First-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Second Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 8). Continuation of 1. First-year sequence enables students to converse, write, and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people. Students are expected to master 177 kanji characters by completing this course. Prerequisite: placement test, Japanlng 1. See http://japanese.stanford.edu

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 2A: Accelerated First-Year Japanese, Part 2

Speaking, reading, writing, and listening. . First-year sequence enables students to converse, write and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people. Completes first-year sequence in two rather than three quarters. For students with previous knowledge of Japanese. Completes the Foreign Language Requirement.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 3: First-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 9). Continuation of Japanlng 2. First-year sequence enables students to converse, write, and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people. Students are expected to master ~ 300 kanji characters by completing the course. Fulfills University Foreign Language Requirement. Prerequisite: placement test, Japanlng 2. http://japanese.stanford.edu/.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 4A: First -Year Japanese Language Essentials, First Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 7A.) For students who want to build communication skills in limited time. Online listening exercises, audiovisual materials, kanji exercises. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=73.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 4B: First-Year Japanese Language Essentials, Second Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 8A.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 4A. For students who want to build communication skills in limited time. Online listening exercises, audiovisual materials, kanji exercises. Prerequisite: Placement Test, JAPANLNG 4A . See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=73.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 4C: First-Year Japanese Language Essentials, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 9A.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 4B. For students who want to build communication skills in limited time. Online listening exercises, audiovisual materials, kanji exercises. Prerequisite: Placement Test, JAPANLNG 4B. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=73.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 11A: Intermediate Japanese Conversation, First Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 27.Goal of t he course is to converse in Japanese with more confidence. Develops oral proficiency through building solid basic sentence patterns and increasing vocabulary in order to gain ability to speak about greater variety of topics with more detail. Class activities include role play and mini skits for practical use of Japanese. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 3 or consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 11B: Intermediate Japanese Conversation, Second Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 28.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 11A.Goal of the course is to converse in Japanese with more confidence. Develops oral proficiency through building solid basic sentence patterns and increasing vocabulary in order to gain ability to speak about greater variety of topics with more detail. Class activities include role play and mini skits for practical use of Japanese. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 11A or consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 11C: Intermediate Japanese Conversation, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 29.)Goal of the course is to converse in Japanese with more confidence. Develops oral proficiency through building solid basic sentence patterns and increasing vocabulary in order to gain ability to speak about greater variety of topics with more detail. Class activities include role play and mini skits for practical use of Japanese. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 11B or consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 14A: Second-Year Japanese Language Essentials, First Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 17A.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 4C. For students who want to build communication skills in limited time. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 4C. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=89.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 14B: Second-Year Japanese Language Essentials, Second Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 18A.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 14A. For students who want to build communication skills in limited time. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 14A. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=89

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 21: Second-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, First Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 17.) Goal is to further develop and enhance spoken and written Japanese in order to handle advanced concepts such as comparison and contrast of the two cultures, descriptions of incidents, and social issues. 800 kanji, 1,400 new words, and higher-level grammatical constructions. Readings include authentic materials such as newspaper articles, and essays. Prerequisite: Placement Test, JAPANLNG 3. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=23

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 22: Second-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Second Quarter

(Formely JAPANLNG 18). Continuation of JAPANLNG 21. Goal is to further develop and enhance spoken and written Japanese in order to handle advanced concepts such as comparison and contrast of the two cultures, descriptions of incidents, and social issues. 800 kanji, 1,400 new words, and higher-level grammatical constructions. Readings include authentic materials such as newspaper articles, and essays. Prerequisite: Placement Test, JAPANLNG 21. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=23.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 23: Second-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 19). Goal is to further develop and enhance spoken and written Japanese in order to handle advanced concepts such as comparison and contrast of the two cultures, descriptions of incidents, and social issues. 800 kanji, 1,400 new words, and higher-level grammatical constructions. Readings include authentic materials such as newspaper articles, and essays. (Formerly JAPANLNG 18B.) Prerequisite: 22. http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=23.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 25: Intensive Second-Year Modern Japanese

Equivalent to 21, 22, and 23 combined. Prerequisite: 3 or equivalent.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 31A: Intermediate to Advanced Conversation, First Quarter

Oral proficiency through role play, oral presentations, and discussion. Recommended for those who have participated in Kyoto SCTI program. May be taken concurrently with JAPANLNG 21, 22, and 23. Prerequisite: 3K, or consent of instructor. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/.

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