Courses

This course is for advanced Spanish-speaking students who want to practice speaking the language and incorporate it into their everyday lives. Develop your Spanish speaking and comprehension skills through literature and conversation. New materials are added each session so returning students are always welcome.


February 21, 2022 to March 14, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Prepare for your next trip to France by mastering the basics of conversational French. This course will provide you with proper pronunciation of French words that you'll use in your travels as well as cultural tips including appropriate gestures and body language.


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Learn basic conversational skills in German, including the alphabet, vocabulary and essential grammar structures in order to carry on easy conversations. This course will focus on developing and practicing speaking and listening skills.


April 6, 2022 to May 25, 2022, CAS 248
Dobro Pozhalovat'! Join us for this introductory Russian course and learn the basics of the Russian language and culture. Through activities, fairy tale figures, songs, and other personalities, you will become familiar with 16 of the highest-used Russian verbs and basic nouns.


January 3, 2022 to February 28, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
April 4, 2022 to May 25, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this introduction to the history, politics, society and economy of China through viewing and analyzing cinema. Explore how traditional Asian visual arts and centuries-old cultural tradition influenced filmmakers. No background in Chinese languages is required.


January 5, 2022 to March 16, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
March 30, 2022 to June 8, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Provides overviews of the dynamic ideologies, political policies, economics, geography, social structures, mass media presentations, and arts and literature, since the formation of the People's Republic of China in 1949 to the present. No background in Chinese languages is required.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Prepare for your next trip to Japan by mastering the basics of conversational Japanese. This course, taught by a native Japanese instructor, will provide you with useful words phrases for conversing with easy and unique cultural insights from a native Japanese instructor.


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Conversational Spanish I is for the true beginner or novice, with little or no Spanish language instruction. Students will learn the Spanish alphabet, basic grammar construction and vocabulary to help provide a foundation for conversational skills in practical situations. By the end of the course, students will be able to introduce themselves, talk about their family and weekly activities using ser, tener, estar and other common verbs, as well as ask simple questions to discover information. A textbook is required for this course.


March 28, 2022 to May 23, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
April 6, 2022 to June 8, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Conversational Spanish II will pick up where Conversational Spanish I left off. This course is for novice students with some Spanish language instruction. Students will spend time in class expanding grammar, conversational expressions and vocabulary as well as working on listening and speaking skills through a variety of activities. Textbook is required for this course.


January 12, 2022 to March 16, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
January 13, 2022 to March 17, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
This intermediate language course will build confidence in daily conversation, while gaining additional vocabulary and communication skills. The focus will be on mastering the simple past tenses: Preterite, Imperfect, Present Perfect and Past Perfect as well as covering other tenses to help navigate students toward more complex tenses. Students and instructor will converse primarily in Spanish. Textbook is required for this course.


January 12, 2022 to March 16, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Take your Spanish speaking skills to a higher level in this intermediate language course. Build confidence in daily conversation, while gaining additional vocabulary and communication skills. The course will focus on mastering the present tense. Students and instructor will converse primarily in Spanish. Textbook is required for this course.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Spanish IV will focus on developing fluent speaking, reading and writing skills in Spanish by learning the use of verb tenses with an emphasis on subjuntive tenses and building vocabulary. The instructor and students will communicate only in Spanish. Textbook is required for this course.


January 13, 2022 to March 17, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Spanish V will focus on linguistic accuracy through the development of skills in interpersonal communication, interpretive communication and presentational communication. Students will discuss contemporary issues in the target language. The course incorporates a review of advanced grammatical concepts and the uses of verbs. Textbook is required.


January 19, 2022 to March 16, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Gain confidence in your ability to sign with the Deaf community. This course immerses you in silence to help you gain an understanding of the perspective of the hearing impaired and uses videos to demonstrate not only how to make signs, but how to communicate with facial expression.


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Join us as we travel virtually through the captivating world of Portugal. We will learn about culture, geography, history as well as food and wine. Our destinations will include Porto, Lisbon and the Algarve Coast. This Zoom course will be interactive as we share travel experiences and experience Portugal through course presentations and activities each week. Course taught in English.


April 18, 2022 to May 9, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Using all four language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening), students will explore Spanish culture, locally and beyond, using books, newspapers, music and shared discussion of daily topics. This special studies Spanish course is ideal for students with a Beginning-High to Intermediate-Mid level of proficiency.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
This first course of a three-course sequence in first year French emphasizes active communication in the language. Students will also develop basic skills in listening, reading, and writing in French. This is a college-level language course. A textbook is required for this course. There are no prerequisites for this course.


January 4, 2022 to March 17, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
The second course of a three-course sequence in first year French continues the development of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Particular emphasis will be placed on short interactions regarding everyday life. This is a college-level language course. A textbook is required for this course. Prerequisite: FR 101.


January 3, 2022 to March 18, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this Italian 102: First Year course. This second course of a three-course sequence continues the development of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Recommended preparation: IT 101 or one year of high school Italian; students who have previously learned Italian should contact the instructor for advice on which class to take.


January 4, 2022 to March 17, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Chinese 101 is designed for students who have little or no knowledge of the Chinese language. The course begins with an introduction to the sound system of Mandarin Chinese and moves on to basic skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. There are no prerequisites for this course.


January 3, 2022 to March 16, 2022, HCC 0190
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this Mandarin Chinese 102: First Year course. This second course of a three-course sequence introduces Mandarin Chinese language presented within the context of Chinese culture. Students will develop fundamental language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) in a communicative context. This is a college-level Chinese language course. Prerequisite: CHN 101.


January 4, 2022 to March 17, 2022, HCC 0190
March 28, 2022 to June 8, 2022
This final course of a three-course sequence in first year Mandarin Chinese language is presented within the context of Chinese culture. It expands on effective communicative skills in both the written and spoken language. This is a college-level language course. Prerequisites: CHN 102.


March 29, 2022 to June 9, 2022
Develop your comprehension skills, grammar base and passion for the Spanish language with music. Using a different song each week, this contextually rooted and culturally rich medium will guide you through the practice of speaking Spanish and incorporating it into your everyday life. New materials are added each session so returning students are always welcome. Recommended preparation: Intermediate Spanish language skills.


April 4-25, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
You are invited to celebrate the rich traditions of Fiestas in Spanish-speaking cultures. David Engel will take you on a tour of different cultural fiestas including Semana Santa from Sevilla, Guelaguetza in Oaxaca, Sant Jordi in Barcelona, and El Cervantino in the Guanajuato region. This course is perfect for the intermediate Spanish language student, but all are welcome.


January 10, 2022 to February 7, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
This course is ideal for English speakers working in a bank setting who want to communicate more effectively with Spanish-speaking customers. Learn basic conversational skills and dialogues with bank-specific vocabulary that can be applied immediately. No prior Spanish language experience is required.


January 24, 2022 to March 14, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Ideal for English speakers working in the Construction trades, this course provides basic conversational skills and dialogues with Construction trade specific vocabulary that can be applied immediately. No prior Spanish language experience required.


January 27, 2022 to March 3, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
This course is ideal for English speakers working in the front office in health care settings who want to communicate more effectively with Spanish-speaking patients. Learn basic conversational skills and dialogues with specific vocabulary related to checking patients in, gathering information and scheduling appointments that can be applied immediately. No prior Spanish language experience is required.


April 6, 2022 to May 11, 2022, Online
This final course of a three-course sequence in intermediate Mandarin Chinese language and culture will focus on effective communication, emphasizing both the written and spoken language, as well as an understanding of the practices and products of Chinese culture. This is a college-level language course. Textbook is required for this course. Prerequisites: CHN 202.


March 31, 2022 to June 9, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Are you interested in learning Spanish but feel nervous or intimidated? If so, this is the perfect course for you. Designed for those with zero previous Spanish language learning, this course will take you beyond "hola" and increase your comfort level for learning a new language. If you have had any previous Spanish instruction, please register for a Conversational Spanish course.


January 10, 2022 to February 7, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM