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E.g. 2016-2017

JAPANLNG 31B: Intermediate to Advanced Conversation, Second Quarter

Continuation of JAPANLNG 31A. 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: JAPANLNG 31A, or consent of instructor. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 31C: Intermediate to Advanced Conversation, Third Quarter

Continuation of JAPANLNG 31B. 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: JAPANLNG 32B. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 99: Language Specials

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.nn (Staff)

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 100: Reading in Japanese

Goal is to advance Japanese proficiency through reading in Japanese on topics you are interested in. You will read and write journals about the booklets, magazines, periodicals, and manga you choose. Research shows that this type of reading activity further enhances learners¿ proficiency (accuracy, vocabulary, writing, and cultural literacy). Perquisite: Japanlng 2, but all levels are welcome

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 101: Third-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, First Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 117.) Goal is to express thoughts and opinions in paragraph length in spoken and written forms. Materials include current Japanese media and literature for native speakers of Japanese. Cultural and social topics related to Japan and its people. Prerequisite: Placement Tests, JAPANLNG 23. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=39.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 102: Third-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Second Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 118). Continuation of 101. Goal is to express thoughts and opinions in paragraph length in spoken and written forms. Materials include current Japanese media and literature for native speakers of Japanese. Cultural and social topics related to Japan and its people. Prerequisite: 101. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=39.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 103: Third-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 119). Continuation of 102. Goal is to express thoughts and opinions in paragraph length in spoken and written forms. Materials include current Japanese media and literature for native speakers of Japanese. Cultural and social topics related to Japan and its people. Prerequisite: 102. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/? page_id=39Prerequisite.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 111A: Advanced Japanese Conversation, First Quarter

(formely JAPANLNG 121) The J111A, B, & C course sequence is designed for students who wish to advance their speaking skills of the Japanese language to the advanced level. Its goals are to help students gain proficiency and confidence in the use of Japanese and to prepare them for their lifelong study.nnThis is a "students-driven, students-centered" course. The instructor will not "teach." Instead she is there to facilitate interactions and "help the students obtain their goals." Students are expected to come to class with their concrete goals as to what they want to do with their Japanese, and be ready to work hard in class to reach their goals.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 111B: Advanced Japanese Conversation, Second Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 122.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 111A. The J111A, B, & C course sequence is designed for students who wish to advance their speaking skills of the Japanese language to the advanced level. Its goals are to help students gain proficiency and confidence in the use of Japanese and to prepare them for their lifelong study. nnThis is a "students-driven, students-centered" course. The instructor will not "teach." Instead she is there to facilitate interactions and "help the students obtain their goals." Students are expected to come to class with their concrete goals as to what they want to do with their Japanese, and be ready to work hard in class to reach their goals.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 111C: Advanced Japanese Conversation, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 123.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 111B.The J111A, B, & C course sequence is designed for students who wish to advance their speaking skills of the Japanese language to the advanced level. Its goals are to help students gain proficiency and confidence in the use of Japanese and to prepare them for their life-long study. This is a "students-driven, students-centered" course. The instructor will not "teach." Instead she is there to facilitate interactions and "help the students obtain their goals." Students are expected to come to class with their concrete goals as to what they want to do with their Japanese, and be ready to work hard in class to reach their goals.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 113F: Japanese Through Film, First Quarter

Contemporary Japanese culture through Japanese films, documentaries, TV dramas, and animes. Structured for students with a strong desire to advance their Japanese language skills and who have limited class preparation time. Students will engage in in-depth discussion and exploration of social and cultural issues, expand the repertoire of vocabulary, and practice on advanced language skills. Topics may vary depending on student interests. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 23. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 114F: Japanese Through Film, Second Quarter

Contemporary Japanese culture through Japanese films, documentaries, TV dramas, and animes. Structured for students with a strong desire to advance their Japanese language skills and who have limited class preparation time. Students will engage in in-depth discussion and exploration of social and cultural issues, expand the repertoire of vocabulary, and practice on advanced language skills. Topics may vary depending on student interests. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 23. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 115F: Japanese Through Film,Third Quarter

Contemporary Japanese culture through Japanese films, documentaries, TV dramas, and animes. Structured for students with a strong desire to advance their Japanese language skills and who have limited class preparation time. Students will engage in in-depth discussion and exploration of social and cultural issues, expand the repertoire of vocabulary, and practice on advanced language skills. Topics may vary depending on student interests. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 23.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 200: Directed Reading

Prerequisite: 213 and consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 211: Fourth-Year Japanese, First Quarter

Structure of Japanese, writings in different genres and styles, using such knowledge in writing, and expressing opinions on a variety of topics. Original writings, including fiction, essays, newspaper, and journal articles. Recommended taken in sequence. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 103. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=263.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 212: Fourth-Year Japanese, Second Quarter

Continuation of JAPANLNG 211. Structure of Japanese, writings in different genres and styles, using such knowledge in writing, and expressing opinions on a variety of topics. Original writings, including fiction, essays, newspaper, and journal articles. Recommended taken in sequence. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 211. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=263.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 213: Fourth-Year Japanese, Third Quarter

Continuation of JAPANLNG 212. Structure of Japanese, writings in different genres and styles, using such knowledge in writing, and expressing opinions on a variety of topics. Original writings, including fiction, essays, newspaper, and journal articles. Recommended taken in sequence. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 212. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=263.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 320: Intensive Second-Year Japanese for Stanford Graduate Students

Equivalent to 21, 22, 23 combined or 20. Stanford Grads only. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=323.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 394: Graduate Studies in Japanese Conversation

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (Staff)

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 395: Graduate Studies in Japanese

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (Staff)

2016-2017
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KORLANG 1: First-Year Korean, First Quarter

Communication skills, vocabulary, and grammar patterns. Culturally appropriate conduct relevant to contexts such as greetings, gestures, and body language.

2016-2017
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KORLANG 1H: Beginning Korean for Heritage Learners, First Quarter

For students with previous knowledge of Korean or a strong background in listening and speaking. Focus is on reading, writing, and spelling rather than speaking and listening. Sources include textbook, workbook, and digitized listening materials.

2016-2017
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KORLANG 2: First-Year Korean, Second Quarter

Continuation of KORLANG 1. Communication skills, vocabulary, and grammar patterns. Culturally appropriate conduct relevant to contexts such as greetings, gestures, and body language. Prerequisite: Placement Test, KORLANG 1.

2016-2017
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KORLANG 2H: Beginning Korean for Heritage Learners, Second Quarter

Continuation of KORLANG 1H. For students with previous knowledge of Korean or a strong background in listening and speaking. Focus is on reading, writing, and spelling rather than speaking and listening. Sources include textbook, workbook, and digitized listening materials. Prerequisite: KORLANG 1H.

2016-2017
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KORLANG 3: First-Year Korean, Third Quarter

Continuation of KORLANG 2. Communication skills, vocabulary, and grammar patterns. Culturally appropriate conduct relevant to contexts such as greetings, gestures, and body language. Prerequisite: Placement Test, KORLANG 2. Fulfills the University language requirement.

2016-2017
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KORLANG 3H: Beginning Korean for Heritage Learners, Third Quarter

Continuation of KORLANG 2H. For students with previous knowledge or a strong background in listening and speaking. Focus is on reading, writing, and spelling rather than speaking and listening. Sources include textbook, workbook, and digitized listening materials. Prerequisite: KORLANG 2H. Fulfills University Language requirement.

2016-2017
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KORLANG 21: Second-Year Korean, First Quarter

Continuation of KORLANG 3. More complex sentences and grammatical patterns. Conversation in daily situations such as making a polite request or suggestion, reading simple texts, and Korean culture. Prerequisite: Placement Test, KORLANG 3.

2016-2017
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KORLANG 22: Second-Year Korean, Second Quarter

Continuation of KORLANG 21. More complex sentences and grammatical patterns. Conversation in daily situations such as making a polite request or suggestion, reading simple texts, and Korean culture. Prerequisite: Placement Test, KORLANG 21.

2016-2017
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KORLANG 23: Second-Year Korean, Third Quarter

Continuation of KORLANG 22. More complex sentences and grammatical patterns. Conversation in daily situations such as making a polite request or suggestion, reading simple texts, and Korean culture. Prerequisite: Placement Test, KORLANG 22.

2016-2017
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KORLANG 101: Third-Year Korean, First Quarter

Continuation of KORLANG 23. Materials about Korean culture and society. Proficiency in interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational communication. Vocabulary, reading, and aural/oral skills. Prerequisite: Placement Test, KORLANG 23.

2016-2017
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KORLANG 102: Third-Year Korean, Second Quarter

Continuation of KORLANG 101. Materials about Korean culture and society. Proficiency in interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational communication. Vocabulary, reading, and aural/oral skills. Prerequisite: Placement Test or KORLANG 101.

2016-2017
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KORLANG 103: Third-Year Korean, Third Quarter

Continuation of KORLANG 102. Materials about Korean culture and society. Proficiency in interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational communication. Vocabulary, reading, and aural/oral skills. Prerequisite: Placement Test, or KORLANG 102.

2016-2017
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KORLANG 200: Directed Reading in Korean

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.n (Staff)

2016-2017
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KORLANG 211: Fourth-Year Korean, First Quarter

Advanced and intellectual speaking and writing skills. Vocabulary, discussion, and presentation based on readings on topics such as Korean culture, history, economy, politics, multimedia, newspaper articles, and magazines. Prerequisite: 103 or consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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KORLANG 212: Fourth-Year Korean, Second Quarter

Advanced and intellectual speaking and writing skills. Vocabulary, discussion, and presentation based on readings on topics such as Korean culture, history, economy, politics, multimedia, newspaper articles, and magazines. Prerequisite: 103 or consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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KORLANG 213: Fourth-Year Korean,Third Quarter

Advanced and intellectual speaking and writing skills. Vocabulary, discussion, and presentation based on readings on topics such as Korean culture, history, economy, politics, multimedia, newspaper articles, and magazines. Prerequisite: 103 or consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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KORLANG 395: Graduate Studies in Korean

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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PORTLANG 1A: Accelerated First-Year Portuguese, Part 1

For students with two years of college level study or equivalent of a Romance language, preferably Spanish. Goal is to use socially and culturally appropriate forms in conversations, providing and obtaining information, and expressing feelings, emotions, and opinions. Students learn the language as they contrast Brazilian culture with their own. Lab. Completion of PORTLANG 2A fulfills the University's foreign language requirement.

2016-2017
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PORTLANG 2A: Accelerated First-Year Portuguese, Part 2

Continuation of PORTLANG 1A. For students with two years of college level study or equivalent of a Romance language, preferably Spanish. Goal is to use socially and culturally appropriate forms in conversations, providing and obtaining information, describing and narrating, and expressing feelings, emotions, and opinions. Students learn the language as they contrast Brazilian culture with their own. Lab. Completion of PORTLANG 2A fulfills the University's foreign language requirement. Prerequisite: Placement Test, or PORTLANG 1A

2016-2017
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PORTLANG 11A: Accelerated Second-Year Portuguese, Part 1

Continuation of PORTLANG 2A. Goal is to use linguistically and culturally appropriate forms in oral narrations, descriptions, and expression of ideas and opinions. Emphasis is on expository speech. Prerequisite: Placement Test, PORTLANG 2A or PORTLANG 3.

2016-2017
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PORTLANG 12A: Accelerated Second-Year Portuguese, Part 2

Continuation of PORTLANG 11A. Goal is to use linguistically and culturally appropriate forms in narrations, descriptions, and expression of ideas and opinions. Emphasis on expository writing. Prerequisite: Placement Test or PORTLANG 11A.

2016-2017
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PORTLANG 101: Reading Brazil

Short expository readings, guest lectures, discussions, compositions on Brazilian issues. Review of grammatical structures. Vocabulary building with emphasis on common idiomatic expressions and troublesome lexical distinctions. Prerequisite: PORTLANG 12A or equivalent.

2016-2017
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PORTLANG 102: Brazil in Text: Advanced Grammar and Composition

3rd year course. Further development of academic writing. Short fictional and expository readings, guest lectures, discussions, compositions on Brazilian issues. Emphasis is on building paragraphs, organizing arguments, and justifying positions. May be used as workshop to write papers in Portuguese for another course. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: PORTLANG 12A or equivalent.

2016-2017
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PORTLANG 103: Advanced Conversation: Brazil Today

3rd year course. Reading and discussions on issues from current newspapers and magazines, reading comprehension strategies with online news updates, and vocabulary building with emphasis on formal expository writing. Writing practice if desired. Students prepare short presentations and lead subsequent discussions. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: PORTLANG 12A.

2016-2017
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PORTLANG 161: Advanced Reading in Portuguese, Fourth-year Portuguese

The course emphasizes high-level reading comprehension and leads to advanced development of communication skills for extended formal and informal discourse in Portuguese. Prerequisite: Placement Test or PORTLANG 101.

2016-2017
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PORTLANG 162: Advanced Writing in Portuguese, Fourth-year Portuguese

The course has two tracks, depending on the interest of the student: a) advanced expository writing (correspondence, technical reports, editorials, etc.) and b) creative writing (`crônicas' short stories, poems, etc.). Prerequisite: Placement Test or PORTLANG 102.

2016-2017
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PORTLANG 163: Contemporary Issues in the Lusophone World. Fourth-Year Portuguese

The class emphasizes formal presentations/discussions in Portuguese, based on contemporary issues in the lusophone world. Students use as linguistic models newspaper and magazine articles, TV news broadcasts, online news services, films, art exhibits, news on scientific advances, etc. Focus is on mastering high-level vocabulary/structures, as well as reading and rhetorical strategies, for appropriate use in professional settings. Prerequisite: Placement Test or PORTLANG 103.

2016-2017
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PORTLANG 297: Directed Reading

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.nn (Staff)

2016-2017
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PORTLANG 394: Graduate Studies in Portuguese Conversation

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.nn (Staff)

2016-2017
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PORTLANG 395: Graduate Studies in Portuguese

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.n (Staff)

2016-2017
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