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. Recommended preparation: Intermediate-High to Advanced Spanish language skills.


October 4-25, 2021, 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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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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.


October 4, 2021 to December 8, 2021, 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.


September 22, 2021 to December 8, 2021, 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.


September 24, 2021 to December 10, 2021, Bend Classroom & Online
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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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.


July 12, 2021 to August 11, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
July 27, 2021 to August 26, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 20, 2021 to November 22, 2021, CHLAB 301
September 22, 2021 to November 24, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 29, 2021 to December 8, 2021, RTEC 136
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. This course is taught primarily in Spanish, with some English to support learner's comprehension. Textbook is required for this course.


June 30, 2021 to August 25, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 27, 2021 to December 13, 2021, 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.


September 28, 2021 to December 7, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Have you mastered the present tense and want to take your Spanish speaking skills to a higher level? This intermediate language course will build confidence in daily conversation, while gaining additional vocabulary and communication skills. The focus will be on mastering the preterite tense and covering other tenses to help navigate students toward imperfect tenses. Students and instructor will converse primarily in Spanish. Textbook is required for this course.


September 29, 2021 to December 8, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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 imperfect verb tenses and building vocabulary. The instructor and students will communicate only in Spanish. Textbook is required for this course.


September 30, 2021 to December 9, 2021, 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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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.


September 21, 2021 to December 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this introductory Mandarin Chinese class. 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. It is taught by using a functional approach, an engaging video program, and robust multimedia integration to help students explore the richness of Chinese language and culture. There are no prerequisites for this course.


September 20, 2021 to December 8, 2021, Bend Classroom & Online
September 21, 2021 to December 9, 2021, Bend Classroom & Online
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. Textbook is required for this course.


September 20, 2021 to December 10, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 21, 2021 to December 9, 2021, 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. Recommended preparation: Intermediate Spanish language skills.


November 1-22, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
This Spanish special studies course is for intermediate Spanish language learners who want to practice speaking the language and incorporate it into their everyday lives. Students will develop their speaking, listening, writing and reading skills by viewing portions of Spanish language films and engaging with the instructor.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Examines the history of Paris chronologically from the founding of Paris to the present. Explores the political, cultural, and societal changes in 2,000 years of Parisian history. Examines the city from political, social, geographical, and cultural viewpoints. This course is taught in English.


September 21, 2021 to December 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Improve your Spanish as we travel virtually through the enchanting world of Spain. Students will improve conversational skills while learning about diverse destinations including Madrid, Seville, Basque Country and Galicia. The course will be conducted in Spanish and students will have opportunities to practice speaking in small groups and ask questions about Spain to clarify comprehension. Designed for beginning-intermediate Spanish language learners but all levels are welcome.


July 12, 2021 to August 2, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
You are invited to celebrate the rich traditions of Fiestas in Spanish-speaking cultures. Raise a glass of vino tinto and practice your Spanish language skills. 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 beginning-intermediate Spanish language student.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this French 201: Second-Year course. This course continues the work of First-Year French, reviewing, expanding and perfecting pronunciation, structure and vocabulary for the purpose of active oral and written communication. Emphasis will be placed on writing and reading skills. Prerequisite: First-Year French III (103). A textbook is required for this course.


September 20, 2021 to December 10, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this intermediate Mandarin Chinese class. This 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: CHN 103. A textbook is required for this course.


September 21, 2021 to December 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
This online meeting will help you gather information about COCC's bilingual training preparing individuals to serve as Health Care Interpreters in medical settings. Registration for meeting is required to receive online access link.


Tuesday, August 3, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
This practical Spanish course is for those who wish to learn basic language skills to communicate with Spanish-speaking customers and community members. It will include customer service phrases and conversations related to common workplace transactions in a customer service setting.


October 6, 2021 to November 17, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM