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E.g. 2016-2017

SPANLANG 22B: Second-Year Spanish for Heritage Language Students, Second Quarter

Continuation of SPANLANG 21B. Emphasis is on ability to communicate orally and in writing. Spelling and the written accent. Goal is to understand, interpret, and analyze texts, movies, radio, and television. Written language skills include rules for editing written language. Prerequisite: Placement Test, SPANLANG or 21B.

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SPANLANG 23B: Second-Year Spanish for Heritage Language Students, Third Quarter

Continuation of SPANLANG 22B. Emphasis is on ability to communicate orally and in writing. Spelling and the written accent. Goal is to understand, interpret, and analyze texts, movies, radio, and television. Written language skills include rules for editing written language. Third quarter Focus is on the development of written and oral styles and registers used in more formal settings. Prerequisite: Placement Test or SPANLANG 22B.

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SPANLANG 99: Language Specials

May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

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SPANLANG 100: Advanced Oral Communication

For students who have completed second-year Spanish or who have oral skills above the intermediate level. Interactive activities require students to persuade, analyze, support opinions, and gather and interpret others' points of view. Focus is on vocabulary enrichment and idiomatic expressions. Cultural, literary, political, and journalistic readings. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: SPANLANG 13 or equivalent.

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SPANLANG 100S: Advanced Oral Communication

For students who have completed second-year Spanish or who have oral skills above the intermediate level. Interactive activities require students to persuade, analyze, support opinions, and gather and interpret others' points of view. Focus is on vocabulary enrichment and idiomatic expressions. Cultural, literary, political, and journalistic readings. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: SPANLANG 13 or equivalent.

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SPANLANG 101: The Structure of Spanish

Criteria and skills to analyze Spanish grammatical structure. Identification of word functions in sentences and texts, types of sentences, and terminology. Structure of nouns, adjectives, and verbs, and their relationship with meaning. The differences between Spanish grammar as a formal system and in everyday life.Students who wish to participate in the optional community engaged learning component should sign up for Spanlang 101SL (below). Prerequisite: SPANLANG 13C, SPANLANG 13R, SPANLANG 13SL, or SPANLANG 23B.

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SPANLANG 101SL: The Structure of Spanish (Service Learning Option)

Equivalent to Spanlang 101, integrating service learning with course material. Assignments will be modified for students enrolled under 101SL to focus on principles and practice of community-engaged learning. Students and native Spanish-speaking Stanford workers exchange oral histories and create digital stories with testimonials, advice, or remembrances that workers wish to share. Cardinal Course (certified by Haas Center). Prerequisite: SPANLANG 13C, SPANLANG 13R, SPANLANG 13SL, or SPANLANG 23B.

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SPANLANG 102: Composition and Writing Workshop

Individual development of the ability to write in Spanish. Emphasis is on style and diction, and on preparing and writing essays on literary topics. Non-Spanish majors or minors may choose topics more closely related to their studies for projects. Students who wish to participate in the optional community engaged learning component should sign up for Spanlang 102SL (below). Prerequisite: two years of college Spanish or equivalent.

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SPANLANG 102SL: Composition and Writing Workshop

SPANLANG 102SL. Equivalent to Spanlang 102, integrating service learning with course material. Assignments will be modified for students enrolled under 102SL to focus on principles and practice of community-engaged learning. Students and native Spanish-speaking Stanford workers exchange oral histories and create digital stories with testimonials, advice, or remembrances that workers wish to share. Cardinal Course (certified by Haas Center). In 2016-2017, Spring Quarter only. Prerequisite: SPANLANG 13C, SPANLANG 13R, SPANLANG 13SL, or SPANLANG 23B

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SPANLANG 121M: Spanish for Medical Students (HRP 280)

First quarter of three-quarter series. Goal is a practical and culturally appropriate command of spoken Spanish. Emphasis is on taking the medical history. Topics include the human body, hospital procedures, diagnostics, food, and essential doctor-patient phrases when dealing with Spanish-speaking patients. Series can be taken independently, depending on the level of prior knowledge. Offered to undergraduates for 3 units(2 units for medical students).

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SPANLANG 122M: Spanish for Medical Students (HRP 281)

Second quarter of three-quarter series.Goal is a practical and culturally appropriate command of spoken Spanish. Emphasis is on performing a physical examination. Topics include the human body, hospital procedures, diagnostics, food, and essential doctor-patient phrases when dealing with Spanish-speaking patients. Series can be taken independently, depending on the level of prior knowledge. Offered to undergraduates for 3 units(2 units for medical students).

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SPANLANG 123M: Spanish for Medical Students (HRP 282)

Third quarter of three-quarter series. Goal is a practical and culturally appropriate command of spoken Spanish. Emphasis is on different specialties and medical conditions. Topics include the human body, hospital procedures, diagnostics, food, and essential doctor-patient phrases when dealing with Spanish-speaking patients. Series can be taken independently, depending on the level of prior knowledge. Offered to undergraduates for 3 units(2 units for medical students).

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SPANLANG 199: Individual Reading

May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

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SPANLANG 205A: Intensive First-Year Spanish for Stanford Grads, Part A

Equivalent to SPANLANG 1. For Stanford graduate students only. Goal is to engage in interactions with Spanish speakers using socially and culturally appropriate forms. Social and cultural influences shaping the production of oral and written texts in the Spanish- and English-speaking world. Stanford graduate students restricted to 9 units may take 205A,B,C for a total of 9 units or 2 of the courses for a total of 9 units.

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SPANLANG 250: Reading Spanish

Reading Spanish - For students who have already taken Spanish for at least one year or have superior reading proficiency in another Romance language. Emphasis is on academic texts. Fulfills University reading requirements for advanced degrees if students earn a grade of 'B.'

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SPANLANG 394: Graduate Studies in Spanish Conversation

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

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SPANLANG 395: Graduate Studies in Spanish

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

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SPECLANG 99: Language Specials

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

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SPECLANG 100A: First-Year Cherokee, First Quarter

First quarter of a three-quarter beginning sequence. Distance learning combined with periodic on-site instruction, conducted primarily in Cherokee. Course emphasizes developing effective communication at a basic level, covering grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening in everyday situations.nCherokee culture.

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SPECLANG 100B: First-Year Cherokee, Second Quarter

Distance learning combined with periodic on-siten instruction, conducted primarily in Cherokee. Course emphasizes developing effective communication at a basic level, covering grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening in everyday situations.nCherokee culture. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 100A or consent of instructor

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SPECLANG 100C: First-Year Cherokee, Third Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 100B. Distance learning combined with periodic on-site instruction, conducted primarily in Cherokee. Course emphasizes developing effective communication at a basic level, covering grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening in everyday situations. Cherokee culture. Prerequisite: SPECLANG or consent of instructor. Completion of #C fulfillsn the University Foreign Language Requirement

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SPECLANG 101A: First-Year Nahuatl, First Quarter

First quarter of a three-quarter beginning sequence. Distance learning combined with periodic on-site instruction, conducted primarily in Nahuatl. Course emphasizes developing effective communication at a basic level, covering grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening in everyday situations. Nahuatl culture.Some knowledge of Spanish is useful.

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SPECLANG 101B: First-Year Nahuatl, Second Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 101A. Distance learning combined with periodic on-site instruction, conducted primarily in Nahuatl. Course emphasizes developing effective communication at a basic level, covering grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening in everyday situations. Nahuatl culture. Some knowledge of Spanish is useful. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 101A or consent of instructor

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SPECLANG 101C: First-Year Nahuatl, Third Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 101B. Distance learning combined with periodic on-site instruction, conducted primarily in Nahuatl. Course emphasizes developing effective communication at a basic level, covering grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening in everyday situations. Nahuatl culture. Some knowledge of Spanish is useful. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 101B or consent of instructor. Completion of 101C fulfills the University Foreign Language Requirement.

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SPECLANG 102A: Second year Nahuatl

Distance learning combined with periodic on-site instruction, conducted primarily in Najuatl. Continuation of SPECLANG101 sequence integrating language and culture, with emphasis on developing proficiency in oral and written discourse. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socio culturally appropriate language in formal and informal contexts. Prerequisite: Placement Test, SPECLANG101ABC

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SPECLANG 102B: Second year Nahuatl- 2nd qtr

Distance learning combined with periodic on-site instruction, conducted primarily in Najuatl. Continuation of SPECLANG101 sequence integrating language and culture, with emphasis on developing proficiency in oral and written discourse. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socio culturally appropriate language in formal and informal contexts. Prerequisite: Placement Test, SPECLANG102A

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SPECLANG 102C: Second Year Nahuatl- 3rd qtr

Distance learning combined with periodic on-site instruction, conducted primarily in Najuatl. Continuation of SPECLANG101 sequence integrating language and culture, with emphasis on developing proficiency in oral and written discourse. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socio culturally appropriate language in formal and informal contexts. Prerequisite: Placement Test, SPECLANG102AB

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SPECLANG 107: Reading Sanskrit

Focus is on readings of Sanskrit passages and Sanskrit epics Ramayana or Mahabharata. Discussions will include English translations of Sanskrit poems. Knowledge of Sanskrit grammar require. May be repeat for credit.

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SPECLANG 108: READING GATHIC AVESTAN

Focus is on readings of the Gatha poems of the ancient Iranian poet-prophet Zoroaster while the Old Gathic Avestan language is taught. Grammar and vocabulary presented as the course proceeds with readings and discussion in both Gathic Avestan and English.

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SPECLANG 109A: First-Year Bengali, First Quarter

Grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Bengali culture.

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SPECLANG 109B: First-Year Bengali, Second Quarter

Grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Bengali culture. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 109A.

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SPECLANG 109C: First-Year Bengali, Third Quarter

Grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Bengali culture. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 109B.

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SPECLANG 110A: Second-Year Bengali

Second Year Bengali is the first course in a three-quarter sequence. The course focuses on developing all four skills as students gain practice in the use of the language in a range of situations, including conversations discussions and presentations. The course is organized thematically, with each lesson integrating elements of Bengali culture, review of relevant grammar concepts, and opportunities to use the language in real-world communication contexts. We use Bengali texts, multimedia products and other materials designed to suit the students¿ interests and proficiency.

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SPECLANG 110B: Second-Year Bengali - Second Quarter

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SPECLANG 110C: Second-Year Bengali - Third Quarter

Second Year Bengali is the third course in a three-quarter sequence. The course focuses on developing all four skills as students gain practice in the use of the language in a range of situations, including conversations discussions and presentations. The course is organized thematically, with each lesson integrating elements of Bengali culture, review of relevant grammar concepts, and opportunities to use the language in real-world communication contexts. We use Bengali texts, multimedia products and other materials designed to suit the students¿ interests and proficiency.

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SPECLANG 129A: First-Year Ukrainian, First Quarter

Grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Ukrainian culture.

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SPECLANG 129B: First-Year Ukrainian, Second Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 129A. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 129A.

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SPECLANG 129C: First-Year Ukrainian, Third Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 129B. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 129B. Completion of this course fulfills the language requiremet.

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SPECLANG 130B: Second-Year Intermediate Ukrainian, Second Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 130A. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 130A.

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SPECLANG 130C: Second-Year Ukrainian, Third Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 130B. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 130B.

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SPECLANG 133: Introduction to Georgian

Introduction to spoken and written Georgian. Emphasis on listening comprehension, oral practice, grammar, vocabulary building, and elementary readings; introduction to Georgian culture.

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SPECLANG 138A: First-Year Navajo, First Quarter

First quarter of a three-quarter beginning sequence. Distance learning combined with periodic on-site instruction, conducted primarily in Navajo. Course emphasizes developing effective communication at a basic level, covering grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening in everyday situations.nNavajo culture.

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SPECLANG 138B: First-Year Navajo, Second Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 138A. Distance learning combined with periodic on-site instruction, conducted primarily in Navajo. Course emphasizes developing effective communication at a basic level, covering grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening in everyday situations.nNavajo culture. Prerequisite: SPECLANG138A or consent of instructor.

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SPECLANG 138C: First-Year Navajo, Third Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 138B Distance learning combined with periodic on-site instruction, conducted primarily in Navajo. Course emphasizes developing effective communication at a basic level, covering grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening in everyday situations. Navajo culture. Prerequisite: SPECLANG138B or consent of instructor. Completion of #C fulfillsn the University Foreign Language Requirement.

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SPECLANG 139A: Second-Year Navajo

The Second-year first quarter Navajo course requires completion of the First year sequence, or consent of the instructor. Students engage in meaningful intercultural communication in a variety of contexts using socially and culturally appropriate forms.

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SPECLANG 139B: Second-Year Navajo, second quarter

The Second-year first quarter Navajo course requires completion of the First year sequence, or consent of the instructor. Students engage in meaningful intercultural communication in a variety of contexts using socially and culturally appropriate forms.

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SPECLANG 144A: First-Year Tagalog, First Quarter

Grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Tagalog culture.

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SPECLANG 144B: First-Year Tagalog, Second Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 144A. Prerrequisite: SPECLANG 144A.

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SPECLANG 144C: First-Year Tagalog, Third Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 144B. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 144B. Fulfills the University Foreign Language Requirement.

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SPECLANG 145B: Second-Year Tagalog, Second Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 145A. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 145A.

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