World Languages Institute: Spanish

Whether you want to speak Spanish for business or pleasure, our classes are a great way to learn. And our classes cover the full range of proficiency levels from beginning to advanced.

Beginning Spanish classes introduce you to basic vocabulary and expressions used in everyday situations.

Beginning lessons cover how to:
•Ask and respond to simple questions
•Engage in simple conversations
•Interact in social, business, and travel situations
•Read a variety of basic written materials
•Write simple sentences on everyday topics

Intermediate and advanced classes build on your existing skills to help you read, write, and speak Spanish with greater fluency.

Intermediate and advanced lessons teach you how to:
•Engage in conversations with ease and confidence
•Increase your proficiency in Spanish grammar and vocabulary
•Read and understand the meaning of Spanish texts and articles
•Write short essays on common topics
•Deepen your understanding of current Spanish culture

Classes meet once or twice a week for 5-10 weeks. Most instructors are native Spanish speakers with extensive teaching experience.

Current Spanish Classes

  • Spanish 1

    Students will learn to speak, read, and write Spanish using basic vocabulary and expressions in the present tense.

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  • Spanish 1 Intensive

    In this twice-weekly course students learn to speak, read, and write Spanish using basic vocabulary and expressions in the present tense. More »

  • Spanish 2

    Students will have practice opportunities using the present and informal future tenses and will expand expression in practical situations, i... More »

  • Spanish 2 Intensive

    In this twice-weekly course students will have practice opportunities using the present and informal future tenses and will expand expressio... More »

  • Spanish 3

    Students will begin to use tenses other than the present tense, to participate in more diverse conversational situations, and to read, write... More »

  • Spanish in Review: Levels 1 - 3

    This class offers a review of the vocabulary, expressions, and grammatical concepts introduced in Spanish 1 through 3. Emphasis is on practi... More »

  • Spanish 4

    For students who have had at least three quarters of Spanish or the equivalent. Emphasis will be on developing higher conversational skills ... More »

  • Spanish 5

    This intermediate level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language and wish to expand vocabulary to particip... More »

  • Spanish 6

    This intermediate level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language and wish to review Spanish grammar and le... More »

  • Spanish in Review: Levels 4-6

    This course is for intermediate students who want to review key grammar concepts introduced in levels 4 through 6. The focus is on verb tens... More »

  • Spanish 8

    This intermediate level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language and wish to review the major grammar topi... More »

  • Spanish 9

    This intermediate-advanced level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language. Rewiew the major grammar topics... More »

  • Basic Conversational Spanish

    Immerse yourself in Spanish and boost your pronunciation, listening comprehension and speaking skills! A maximum class size of 15 ensures hi... More »

  • Better Reading and Writing Spanish!

    Improve your understanding of Spanish through reading and writing! Taught entirely in Spanish, this course incorporates many aspects of Hisp... More »

  • Spanish Grammar Tune-up

    This workshop aims to help you understand and master some of the more challenging Spanish grammar concepts, including the use of ser/estar, ... More »

  • Intermediate Conversational Spanish

    Immerse yourself in Spanish and boost your pronunciation, listening comprehension and speaking skills! A maximum class size of 15 ensures hi... More »

  • More Reading and Writing Spanish!

    In this course students will continue to develop their Spanish reading and writing skills, along with conversation. Taught entirely in Span... More »

  • Advanced Spanish

    This advanced level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language and wish to review Spanish grammar and lexico... More »

  • Advanced Spanish Grammar

    A class for advanced students who want to hone their skills with subjunctive, imperfect and other verb conjugations to build fluency. Revie... More »

  • Spanish for Life Club

    This course is for those who have taken 10 or more consecutive quarters of Spanish at Bellevue College CE. The class is taught entirely in S... More »

  • Spanish for Travelers

    Don't leave home without having experienced this essential Spanish course! Learn survival vocabulary and expressions and culture tips for th... More »

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