Course Description: Conversational Spanish I

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 class, students will be able to introduce themselves and talk about their family and weekly activities using ser, tener, estar, and other common verbs, as well as ask simple questions to discover information. Class time focuses on listening and speaking skills through a variety of activities. Homework will develop reading and writing skills. Course will be taught in both English and Spanish to better support the new learner's comprehension. Instructors will strive to move to a full immersion experience by the end of the session. A textbook is required for this course. You can view this information in the "Additional Course Information" section of the online course listing or on your e-mail Confirmation Letter sent after registration.
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Course Resources
Conversational Spanish Self-Placement Tool
How to order a textbook online from the COCC Bookstore. (PDF Document)

 Course Details: (seats remaining)

Schedule: Every week on Wednesday, starting on 09/25/24 and ending on 11/27/24
Times: 03:00pm-05:00pm
Class Price : $129.00

Additional Course Information

Required Textbook: Practice Makes Perfect Basic Spanish any edition. This textbook is available at the COCC Bookstore.


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Duane Schmidt

Facility Detail

COCC Health Careers Center
HCC 0230
2600 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97703

Cancellation Policy

Students must cancel by contacting our office via phone: (541) 383-7270 or email: Cancellations received 5 days prior to the start of the class will receive a full refund. Full refunds are also issued for classes cancelled by COCC. Refunds will be issued back to your card or in the form of a check and mailed within two weeks of the cancellation date if paid by check or cash. Failure to participate in a course or program does not result in a refund. Exceptions to the general refund policy are noted in the course descriptions on our website and in the printed schedule. If you have any questions, please call us at (541) 383-7270.