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.

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Current Spanish Classes

  • Everyday Idioms and Expressions in Spanish

    Students will learn informal, everyday speech used by native Spanish speakers. Activities include conversation, written exercises and reviewing print media such as newspapers and advertisements. This fun and interactive class is great for intermediate to advanced Spanish speaking students! More about Everyday Idioms and Expressions in Spanish

  • Spanish 12

    This advanced level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language and wish to review Spanish grammar and lexicon, practice conversation, and read Spanish literature. Recommended for students who have taken Spanish 11 or equivalent... More about Spanish 12

  • Spanish Conversation Immersion

    Improve your fluency and pronunciation in this Spanish Immersion Conversation course. Students will practice real-life activities that are daily practice in Spanish culture such as visiting restaurants and shopping in the market. Taught entirely in Spanish and intended for upper... More about Spanish Conversation Immersion

  • Spanish for Travelers

    Don't leave home without having experienced this essential Spanish course! Learn survival vocabulary and expressions and culture tips for the road. Bring SpanishEnglish dictionary to class. More about Spanish for Travelers

  • Spanish 1

    Students will learn to speak, read, and write Spanish using basic vocabulary and expressions in the present tense. Recommended text: Tu Mundo- 1st Ed., Volume 1, ISBN: Text 978-0073375090, Workbook 978-0077595746. Check online for best prices, not available at BC... More about Spanish 1

  • 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. Recommended text: Tu Mundo- 1st Ed., Volume 1, ISBN: Text 978-0073375090, Workbook 978-0077595746. Check online for best prices, not... More about Spanish 1 Intensive

  • Spanish 2

    Students will have practice opportunities using the present and informal future tenses and will expand expression in practical situations, including getting acquainted and ordering food. . Recommended text: Tu Mundo- 1st Ed., Volume 1, ISBN: Text 978-0073375090, Workbook 978-0077595746. Check... More about Spanish 2

  • Spanish 2 Intensive

    In this twice-weekly course students will have practice opportunities using the present and informal future tenses and will expand expression in practical situations. . Recommended text: Tu Mundo- 1st Ed., Volume 1, ISBN: Text 978-0073375090, Workbook 978-0077595746. Check online for... More about Spanish 2 Intensive

  • Spanish 3

    Students will begin to use tenses other than the present tense, to participate in more diverse conversational situations, and to read, write and speak using the past tenses. Recommended text: Tu Mundo- 1st Ed., Volume 1, ISBN: Text 978-0073375090, Workbook... More about Spanish 3

  • Spanish 4

    For students who have had at least three quarters of Spanish or the equivalent. Emphasis will be on developing higher conversational skills using tenses other than the present tense and more complex grammar for practical conversational situations Recommended text: Tu... More about Spanish 4

  • 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 practice, speaking and listening comprehension, and a systematic review of grammar in context. Required text: Tu Mundo: español sin... More about Spanish in Review: Levels 1 - 3

  • Spanish 5

    This intermediate level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language and wish to expand vocabulary to participate in increasingly complex conversational situations Recommended text: Tu Mundo- 1st Ed., Volume 1, ISBN: Text 978-0073375090, Workbook... More about Spanish 5

  • Spanish 9

    This intermediate-advanced level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language. Rewiew the major grammar topics, discuss current events, read short stories, and strengthen your Spanish vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency. More about Spanish 9

  • Spanish 11

    This intermediate-advanced level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language. Review the major grammar topics, discuss current events, read short stories, and strengthen your Spanish vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency. Prerequisite: Spanish 10 or equivalent... More about Spanish 11

  • Spanish 10

    This intermediate-advanced level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language. Rewiew the major grammar topics, discuss current events, read short stories, and strengthen your Spanish vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency. More about Spanish 10

  • Intermediate Conversational Spanish

    Immerse yourself in Spanish and boost your pronunciation, listening comprehension and speaking skills! A maximum class size of 15 ensures high student participation and superior learning outcomes. Communicate in practical real-life contexts, and increase your vocabulary, fluency and confidence. Prerequisite:... More about Intermediate Conversational Spanish

  • Advanced Spanish

    This course is taught entirely in Spanish, intended for advanced students who wish to review Spanish grammar and lexicon, practice conversation, and read Spanish texts. Prerequisite: 2 years of college-level Spanish or equivalent experience. More about Advanced Spanish

  • Advanced Spanish Grammar

    A class for advanced students who want to hone their skills with subjunctive, imperfect and other verb conjugations to build fluency. Review the use of these verbs to correctly express more complex ideas and idiomatic usage of verb, prepositions, verbal... More about Advanced Spanish Grammar

  • 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 Spanish. More about Spanish for Life Club

  • Spanish Through Current Events

    Spanish Through Current Events is an upper-intermediate to advanced level class where students will discuss topics from articles from current newspapers and magazines, or questions generated by students. Each week, students will be expected to read two or three assigned... More about Spanish Through Current Events