is a Germanic language, it is part of the Indo-European language family, and one of the world 's major languages. German belongs to the 10 most spoken languages worldwide. It is spoken in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and in parts of Belgium, Italy, France, Luxembourg, and 37 other countries. There are over 110 million native speakers and over 120 million who speak it as a second language. (It was the official language of Namibia till 1990.)
PhD: UC Berkeley
MA: UC Berkeley
B.A. UC Berkeley
Major: German literature German language
Minor: Classics (emphasis on Latin and Greek)
PhD dissertation: Tradition im Umbruch - Zur Sophokles-Rezeption im deutschen Vormärz. (Peter Lang Publisher)
German 1A, 11A, 1B,
11B, German 50A/B and German Immersion Program
15 years teaching German and German literature, Latin at SJSU
1 year German at Santa Clara University, CA
2 years of Latin at Foothill College, CA
17 years at WVC, CA
Have you heard of Mozart, Bach, Beethoven, Hegel, Nietzsche, Freud, Einstein, Wagner… just to name a few? Come and learn their language. Become multilingual! Learning German will discipline your habits, improve your reasoning and will add fun to your life!
Writing about the two world wars and the effects on future generations.
Politics and literature of Germany, South Africa, Namibia and Botswana.
Travels to Berlin, Germany and the South of Africa. (South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia etc.)