World Languages

The World Languages department at Big Bend Community College seek to prepare students for engagement with the wider world through the skill and art of communicating in a foreign language.  Students have the option of enrolling in up to three quarter of a single foreign language. 

Languages Offered

Some foreign languages are offered on a bi-annual basis (alternating every other year).  You may enroll in levels I, II or III any quarter that the language is offered.

French – offered during even numbered years

  • Fall 2018 – Spring 2019 and Fall 2020 – Spring 2021
  • FRCH& 121, 122 and 123

German – offered during odd numbered years

  • Fall 2017 – Spring 2018 and Fall 2019 – Spring 2020
  • GERM& 121, 122 and 123

Spanish – offered every year

  • SPAN& 121, 122 and 123

Spanish Native Speakers

Students that are native/heritage speakers should contact the department chair, Angela Leavitt, about advanced placement or credit by examination.

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World Languages Contact

(509) 793-2187

Building 1600

Room 1625

World Languages Faculty/Staff

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McLauchlan, Nelly

Foreign Languages Associate Faculty
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McCarthy, Jennifer

French & German Instructor
(509) 793-2190
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Leavitt, Angela

Foreign Language Faculty
(509) 793-2187
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