Courses

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. Textbook is required for this course.


September 30, 2019 to October 30, 2019, BHS D-7
September 30, 2019 to December 9, 2019, CAS 117
October 1, 2019 to December 10, 2019, RTEC 136
October 1, 2019 to December 10, 2019, CAS 104
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 in-class time expanding grammar, conversational expressions and vocabulary. The primary outcome of this course is to build vocabulary and communication skills.


October 1, 2019 to December 10, 2019, CAS 118
October 3, 2019 to December 12, 2019, CAS 104
November 4, 2019 to December 11, 2019, BHS D-7
Take your Spanish speaking skills to a higher level in this intermediate language class. Build confidence in daily conversation and gain additional vocabulary and communication skills. Textbook required for this course.


October 3, 2019 to December 12, 2019, RTEC 136
October 3, 2019 to December 12, 2019, CAS 247
Spanish IV will focus on developing speaking skills in Spanish by learning the use of verb tenses (future tense of regular and irregular verbs, the conditional tense, present perfect tense and present subjunctive) and building vocabulary.


July 18, 2019 to August 22, 2019, HCC 0190
September 30, 2019 to December 9, 2019, CAS 248
This Conversational Spanish V - Special Study course is for advanced students who want to practice speaking the language and incorporating it into their everyday life. Students will develop Spanish-speaking skills through literature, films, music and conversation. No text is required and the instructor will provide materials. Prerequisites: Conversational Spanish IV and/or V or instructor approval.


July 22, 2019 to August 26, 2019, HCC 0190
This Conversational Spanish V - Special Study course is for advanced students who want to practice speaking the language and incorporating it into their everyday life. Students will develop and practice Spanish-speaking, listening, writing and reading skills by viewing portions of various Spanish language films and engaging with the instructor using advanced Spanish. No text is required and the instructor will provide materials.


October 2, 2019 to December 11, 2019, CAS 248
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this French 101: First Year course. The first course of a three-course sequence in French emphasizes active communication in the language. Students will also develop basic skills in listening, reading, and writing in French. Textbook is required for this course.


September 23, 2019 to December 13, 2019, OCH 0221
September 24, 2019 to December 12, 2019, RDM3 309
September 24, 2019 to December 12, 2019, CAS 103
Join COCC professor Fleur Prade and learn alongside COCC credit students in this French Conversation and Culture class. This course will introduce the students to Francophone culture while practicing conversational French. Basic grammar and new vocabulary (words and key phrases) will be introduced in each class and practiced by using authentic dialogues.


July 29, 2019 to August 29, 2019, CAS 102
German 101 is designed for beginners. Basic listening, comprehension, speaking, and writing skills will be developed during this course. Focuses on phonetics, genders, descriptions of objects and people, conjugating regular and irregular verbs in the present tense, punctuation, question words, German word order, and vocabulary, which includes the following categories: the alphabet, numbers, and greetings. This hybrid course will combine classroom sessions with online study. Access to high speed internet is required.


September 23, 2019 to December 11, 2019, CAS 102
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. Work alongside credit students in this course taught by COCC faculty. This course is a blend of face-to-face classroom instruction with online instruction. Must have dependable internet access. There are no prerequisites for this course


September 24, 2019 to December 12, 2019, CAS 102
Join COCC professor Lin Hong and learn alongside COCC credit students in this intermediate Mandarin Chinese class. Chinese 201 is the first course of a three-course sequence in intermediate Mandarin Chinese language and culture. This course will focus on effective communication in the Mandarin Chinese language, emphasizing both the written and spoken language, as well as an understanding of the practices and products of Chinese culture. Particular attention will be given to exploring the relationship between Chinese language, literature, philosophy, and culture. Prerequisites: Chinese 103


September 23, 2019 to December 11, 2019, CAS 102
The Spanish Health Care Interpreter training prepares bilingual individuals to serve as Health Care Interpreters in medical settings and meets the Oregon Health Care interpreter law standards for entry-level training and education.


This course contains no sessions at this time.