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GERLANG 1. First-Year German, First Quarter. 5 Units.

Speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Authentic materials. Interactive approach with emphasis on developing communicative expression. The cultural context in which German is spoken.

GERLANG 10. Elementary German for Seniors and Graduate Students. 4 Units.

Intensive. For students who need to acquire reading ability in German for the Ph.D. or for advanced research in their own field. 250 fulfills Ph.D. reading exam.

GERLANG 105. Advanced Business German. 4 Units.

For students planning to work in a German-speaking country and for preparation of the International Business German exams. Case studies of typical business situations with accompanying videos, listening comprehension exercises, and class simulations. Business correspondence and reports in German. Prerequisite: Placement Test, GERLANG 22.

GERLANG 10SC. German Immersion: Contemporary Issues in the German-Speaking World. 2 Units.

We designed this course for students who have some German, but who want to jumpstart their language acquisition through an intense and immersive experience. If you have taken two or three quarters of German, or if you took German in high school, this course will allow you to dramatically improve your proficiency, all while you and classmates immerse yourselves in German-speaking cultures from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and beyond.<br><br>We will actively engage our German through exploration of contemporary, socio-political issues in the German-speaking world, including, but not limited to, the current refugee crisis, issues of identity and language, the environment, pop cultural trends and more. Working with various forms of media (film, music, texts), guest lectures, as well as class excursions to a local German immersion school, the Goethe Institute San Francisco, and other local cultural events, you will progress more quickly towards gaining Advanced proficiency in German. Students will develop their ability to more actively start and participate in culturally nuanced discussions and gain greater confidence and linguistic and cultural dexterity in giving presentations. Students from all disciplines with interest in this type of linguistic immersion and intellectual engagement are encouraged to apply!.

GERLANG 111. Television News from Germany. 3-4 Units.

For intermediate and advanced students. Current news reports and features for listening comprehension and vocabulary. Extra listening, speaking, or writing practice for fourth unit.

GERLANG 11P. Individually Programmed Beginning German. 1-5 Unit.

For those who wish to complete fewer than 5 units a quarter, have scheduling conflicts, or prefer to work independently. Self-paced work with text and tapes; instructor available for consultation on a regular basis. 3-unit minimum for beginners. Conversational practice available for additional unit. May be repeated for credit. This course does not fulfill the University language requirement.

GERLANG 199. Individual Reading. 1-5 Unit.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

GERLANG 1A. Accelerated First-Year German, Part1. 5 Units.

Speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Authentic materials. Interactive approach with emphasis on developing communicative expression. Completes first-year sequence in two rather than three quarters.

GERLANG 2. First-Year German, Second Quarter. 5 Units.

Continuation of GERLANG 1. Speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Authentic materials. Interactive approach with emphasis on developing communicative expression. The cultural context in which German is spoken. Prerequisite: Placement Test, GERLANG 1.

GERLANG 205A. Intensive First-Year German for Stanford Grads. 3-5 Units.

Equivalent to GERLANG 5A. For Stanford graduate students only. Stanford graduate students restricted to 9 units; may take 205A, B and C for a total of 9 units.

GERLANG 205B. Intensive First-Year German for Stanford Grads. 3-5 Units.

Equivalent to GERLANG 5B. For Stanford graduate students only. Continuation of 205A. Stanford graduate students restricted to 9 units; may take 205A, B and C for a total of 9 units.

GERLANG 205C. intensive First-Year German, Part C. 3-5 Units.

Equivalent to GERLANG 5C. For Stanford graduate students only. Continuation of 205B. Stanford graduate students restricted to 9 units may take 205A, B and C for a total of 9 units.

GERLANG 20A. Beginning German Conversation. 1 Unit.

This course is for students with limited conversational abilities. Appropriate for students who are taking or have taken GERLANG 1. This course does not teach German from scratch, but is intended for students to practise basic conversations. Emphasis on everyday interactions. Attendance is required to receive course credit.

GERLANG 20B. Intermediate German Conversation. 1 Unit.

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.

GERLANG 20C. Advanced German Conversation. 1 Unit.

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.

GERLANG 20E. German Society in WWII. 1 Unit.

German Society in WWII.

GERLANG 20G. Fashion Through FIlm. 1 Unit.

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.

GERLANG 20J. Central European Brewing. 1 Unit.

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).

GERLANG 20K. Kuche Mitt. 1 Unit.

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.
Same as: German Cooking Class

GERLANG 20M. German Film and Theater. 1 Unit.

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.

GERLANG 20P. Theme Projects. 1 Unit.

(AU).

GERLANG 20R. German Conversation through Drama. 1 Unit.

Want to practice your German by playing improvisation games, reading dialogues and performing short scenes? In this German conversation course, for students anywhere from intermediate to advanced, we'll read scenes from Friedrich Dürrenmatt's Die Physiker, a hilarious dark comedy from the 1960's about three "scientists" in an insane asylum who want to save the world from the nuclear danger of scientific progress. We'll work through the play, discussing the broader issues and performing for each other different interpretations of important scenes. This is a great way to practice reading and speaking in German, learn new vocab, and play around with a fascinating, cold-war era text that has a lot to say about scientific ethics today.

GERLANG 20T. Teaching German Conversation. 1 Unit.

(AU).

GERLANG 21. Intermediate German I. 4 Units.

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.

GERLANG 210. Elementary German for Graduate Students. 3-4 Units.

Restricted to Stanford graduate students. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

GERLANG 21S. Intermediate German. 4 Units.

Reading short stories, and review of German structure. Discussions in German, short compositions, videos. Prerequisite: one year of college German; or two years high school German or equivalent, or AP German.

GERLANG 21W. Intermediate German I: German for Business and International Relations. 4 Units.

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.

GERLANG 22. Intermediate German II. 4 Units.

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.

GERLANG 22W. Intermediate German II: German for Business and International Relations. 4-5 Units.

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.

GERLANG 23C. Second Year German, Third Quarter. 4 Units.

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.

GERLANG 250. Reading German. 4 Units.

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.

GERLANG 2A. Accelerated First-Year German, Part 2. 5 Units.

Completes first-year sequence in two rather than three quarters. Speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Authentic materials. Interactive approach with emphasis on developing communicative expression. For students with previous knowledge of German. Completion of 2A fulfills the Language Requirement.

GERLANG 3. First-Year German, Third Quarter. 5 Units.

Continuation of GERLANG 2. Speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Authentic materials. Interactive approach with emphasis on developing communicative expression. The cultural context in which German is spoken. Fulfills the University language requirement. Prerequisite: Placement Test, GERLANG 2.

GERLANG 395. Graduate Studies in German. 1-5 Unit.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

GERLANG 399. Independent Study. 1-5 Unit.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

GERLANG 5A. Intensive First-Year German, Part A. 5 Units.

Same as GERLANG 1. Accelerated. Written exercices, compositions, conversation practice, and daily work. Only Stanford students restricted to 9 units may register for 205A,B,C.

GERLANG 5B. Intensive First-Year German, Part B. 5 Units.

Same as GERLANG 2. Continuation of 5A. Accelerated. Written exercices, compositions, conversation practice, and daily work. Only Stanford students restricted to 9 units may register for 205A,B,C. Prerequisite 1 or 5A.

GERLANG 5C. Intensive First-Year German, Part C. 5 Units.

Same as GERLANG 3. Continuation of 5B. Accelerated. Written exercices, compositions, conversation practice, and daily work. Only Stanford students restricted to 9 units may register for 205A,B,C. Prerequisite 2 or 5B. Fulfills the University Foreign Language Requirement.

GERLANG 99. Language Specials. 1-5 Unit.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.