Courses

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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Learn to speak German! Students will learn essential vocabulary, grammar structure and the ability to carry on easy conversations in German. Using a variety of tools and materials, the instructor will teach students to introduce themselves, ask simple questions, and talk about daily activities and family. This course will focus on real life situations and provide students with an introduction to German speaking countries and culture. No materials needed.


October 6, 2020 to December 8, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn the Cyrillic alphabet and begin to read, write, speak, and understand the Russian language. Culture will be explored through food, music, and famous Russians. Students will review material between classes by means of websites and documents provided by the instructor each week.


September 29, 2020 to November 19, 2020, CHLAB 301
Develop and practice your Spanish speaking skills through a variety of mediums. This special studies Spanish class is the ideal for the low-to-mid intermediate Spanish student, looking for a bridge between Conversational Spanish II and Conversational Spanish III. 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. Practice speaking the language and incorporating it in to your everyday life.


October 6, 2020 to November 5, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
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 prior 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, 2020 to December 9, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Conversational Spanish I: Part I is delivered online live via Zoom. This class is for the true beginner or novice, with little or no Spanish language instruction. Students will learn the Spanish alphabet, numbers, basic grammar construction and everyday vocabulary to help provide a foundation for conversational skills in practical situations.


July 15, 2020 to August 19, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
This class expands upon and reviews content and materials delivered in Conversational Spanish I: Part 1. Students will learn new verbs, basic grammar construction, and everyday vocabulary to help provide a foundation for conversational skills in practical situations. No prerequisite is required.


August 25, 2020 to September 29, 2020
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. Textbook is required for this course.


October 1, 2020 to December 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
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. Students and instructor will converse primarily in Spanish to give a full immersion experience and to train students to hear the language as well as speak it. Students must have completed Conversational Spanish II or have had recent Spanish language experience. Textbook required for this course.


October 6, 2020 to December 8, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
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. Students and instructor will converse primarily in Spanish to give a full immersion experience and to train students to hear the language as well as speak it.


July 8, 2020 to September 2, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
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. Textbook is required for this course.


October 1, 2020 to December 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
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.


October 6-27, 2020, 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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Learn alongside COCC credit students in this First Year Ichishkin Native Language I course. This is the first course of a three-course sequence in Ichishkin Native Language, the language of the Warm Springs (Sahaptin) people. Students will be introduced to alphabet characters, sounds, and simple phrases. This class is a college-level language class. Assignments, tests and quizzes are optional for Continuing Education students.


September 21, 2020 to December 9, 2020, MDR 115
This course is designed for beginners and emphasizes active communication in Italian. Students will develop basic skills in listening, reading, writing, and speaking the Italian language. It is the first course of a three-course sequence. Successful completion of this sequence prepares students for entry into the second-year level at COCC. This class is a college-level language class and is intended for students who have no knowledge of Italian. Assignments, tests and quizzes are optional for Continuing Education students.


September 22, 2020 to December 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this First Year Kiksht Native Language I course. Beginning Kiksht introduces students to the Kiksht language of the Wasco people. The first course in a three-course sequence will introduce students to alphabet characters, sounds, and simple phrases. This class is a college-level language class. Assignments, tests and quizzes are optional for Continuing Education students.


September 22, 2020 to December 10, 2020, MDR 115
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. This class is a college-level language class. Assignments, tests and quizzes are optional for Continuing Education students.


September 21, 2020 to December 11, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
This course will introduce 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 using authentic dialogue. Simple translating, reading, writing and listening to French speaking in everyday situations will also be part of the course. Students will be working in groups creating their own dialogue using the vocabulary that they have learned. All levels welcome and no former French experience is necessary. This class is a college-level language class. Assignments, tests and quizzes are optional for Continuing Education students.


September 21, 2020 to December 9, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
This course will introduce 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 using authentic dialogues. Simple translating, reading, writing and listening to French speaking in everyday situations will also be part of the course. Students will be working in groups creating their own dialogues using the vocabulary they have learned. All levels welcome and no former French experience is necessary. This class is a college-level language class delivered remotely via Zoom.


July 27, 2020 to August 27, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this introductory Mandarin Chinese language class. The Mandarin Chinese language is presented within the context of Chinese culture and is the first course of a three-course sequence. Introduces students to the sound system of Mandarin Chinese and moves on to basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, and copying a limited number of Chinese characters. This class is a college-level class and assignments, tests and quizzes are optional for Continuing Education students.


September 22, 2020 to December 10, 2020, Bend Classroom & Online
Quick Spanish for First Responders is for the true beginner or novice, with little or no Spanish language instruction. Manage emergencies efficiently and safely using accurate Spanish vocabulary and phrases.


October 1-29, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Spanish culture is rich with celebration. In this online live class, David Engel will take you on a tour of different cultural fiestas. Practice your Spanish language skills while learning about Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Guelaguetza in Oaxaca, Jarramplas in the Extremadura region and Semana Santa from Sevilla. This is a perfect opportunity for Intermediate Conversational Spanish students to build their language skills.


July 16, 2020 to August 6, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Join our Continuing Education Spanish instructors on a trip around the world without leaving the comfort of your own home. During this time when travel is impossible, we bring you the joy of exploring three very distinct Spanish speaking regions. Learn about the culture, history and beauty of Spain, Argentina and Chile in this online live class via Zoom. Sessions will be conducted in English.


July 21, 2020 to August 4, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM