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Learning Languages

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Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
Intermediate Italian MW, 8/3-8/26 6-8 p.m. Marple
$149/
$189  
English as a Second Language (Beginner) TR, 9/8-11/12 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $210
English as a Second Language (Intermediate) TR, 9/8-11/12 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $210
English as a Second Language (Advanced) TR, 9/8-11/12 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $210
English as a Second Language (Beginner) TR, 9/8-11/12 7-9 p.m. Upper Darby $210
English as a Second Language (Intermediate/Advanced) TR, 9/8-11/12 7-9 p.m. Upper Darby $210
TOEFL Prep Course TR, 9/8-12/1 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $295
Intermediate French M, 9/14-11/2 6-8 p.m. Marple $149/$189
Elementary Grammar for Foreign Students MW, 9/14-12/2 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $350
Beginning French M, 9/14-11/2 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $149/$189
Sign Language for Beginners T, 9/15-11/17 6-8 p.m. Marple $199/$249
Beginning Italian W, 9/16-11/4 6-8 p.m. Marple $149/$189
Beginning Italian II W, 9/16-11/4 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $149/
$189 
Intermediate Sign Language R, 9/17-11/19 6-8 p.m. Marple $149/$219
Beginning Spanish R, 9/17-11/5 6-8 p.m. Marple $149/$189
Writing for Foreign Students Learning English R, 9/17-11/19 6-8 p.m. Marple $195
Beginning Italian M, 9/21-10/26 6:30-9:10 p.m. Exton $149/$189
Beginning Spanish T, 9/22-10/27 6-8:40 p.m. Phoenixville $149/$189
Beginning Spanish W, 9/23-10/28 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $149/$189
Spanish for the Workplace W, 9/23-11/11 7-9 p.m. Marple $149/$189
Pronunciation for ESL Students W, 9/23-12/2 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $195
Beginning French T, 9/29-11/3 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $149/$189
Conversational English W, 9/30-11/18 6-8:30 p.m. Exton $195
English as a Second Language MW, 10/6-11/25 6-8:30 p.m. Phoenixville $210
Pronunciation for ESL Students R, 10/8-12/3 6-8:30 p.m. Exton $195
English as a Second Language MW, 10/12-12/7 6-8:30 p.m. Exton $210
Beginning Italian II M, 11/2-12/7 6:30-9:10 p.m. Exton $149/
$189 
Beginning Spanish II W, 11/4-12/9 6-8:40 p.m. Exton
$149/
$189 
Intermediate Spanish R, 11/5-12/17 6-8:40 p.m. Exton
$149/
$189   
Beginning Spanish II TR, 11/10-12/8 6-8 p.m. Marple $149/
$189 
Intermediate French T, 11/10-12/15 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $149/$189
Intermediate Spanish TR, 11/10-12/8 6-8 p.m. Marple $149/
$189   
Intermediate Italian M, 12/14-2/1 6:30-9:10 p.m. Exton
$149/
$189  

ESL

English as a Second Language

Provides beginning, intermediate and advanced instruction in listening, speaking, reading and writing English. Students are grouped according to their current ability after assessment process at the first class. No class 7/2.

CSP 5021 / Length: 40 hours

CRN 2246, Tues & Thurs (Beginner)
September 8-November 12, 8:05-10:05 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 365, Tues & Thurs (Intermediate)
September 8-November 12, 8:05-10:05 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2881, Tues & Thurs (Advanced)
September 8-November 12, 8:05-10:05 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2248, Tues & Thurs (Beginner)
September 8-November 12, 7-9 p.m.
Upper Darby Center

CRN 366, Tues & Thurs (Inter./Advanced)
September 8-November 12, 7-9 p.m.
Upper Darby Center

CRN 2850, Mon & Wed
October 6-November 25, 6-8:30 p.m.
Phoenixville Campus

CRN 1937, Mon & Wed
October 12-December 7, 6-8:30 p.m.
Exton Center

 

Cost: $210

Pronunciation for ESL Students

Assists high-intermediate to advanced students from a variety of language backgrounds, who are capable of following class instruction and motivated to practice in and out of class, to improve their pronunciation of Standard American English. Utilizes tapes and text to study vowels and consonants, phrases and sentences, and includes listening, practice, and completion of homework assignments. 

CSP 5258 / Length: 20 hours

CRN 1945, Wednesdays
September 23-December 2
8:05-10:05 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 1983, Thursdays
October 8-December 3
6-8:30 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: $195

Conversational English

Helps high-level ESL speakers advance their communication skills even further in order to function in an English-speaking environment. Students participate in oral presentations, role playing, debates, reading activities and group discussions. Not for beginning speakers.

CSP 5241 / Length: 20 hours

CRN 877, Wednesdays
September 30-Noember 18
6-8:30 p.m., Exton Center

Cost: $195

Writing for Foreign Students Learning English

Helps those who speak English as a second language to think and write in English. Grammar is taught along with basic writing skills. A speaking knowledge of English is required. 

CSP 5232 / Length: 20 hours

CRN 1944, Thursdays
September 17-November 19
6-8 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: $195

TOEFL Prep Course

Skill-building practice in listening, grammar, reading and writing for students registering for the TOEFL exam. Also provides test-taking strategies. This is a test-preparation course for students who are already fluent in English. Does not include instruction in ESL.

CAR 3311 / Length: 48 hours

CRN 633, Tues & Thurs
September 8-December 1
8:05-10:05 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $295

Elementary Grammar for Foreign Students

Learn and practice your grammar skills in this high beginning multi-skills course incorporating listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities focused on everyday life. Book included. Upon successful completion of this course, you may be eligible for three academic credits.

CSP 5268 / Length: 45 hours

CRN 1943, Mon & Wed
September 14-December 2
8:05-10:05 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $350

U.S. Citizenship and American Culture

Helps students prepare to apply for U.S. citizenship by reviewing the requirements for eligibility for American citizenship, presenting application forms and instructions for completion of the N-400 and discussing the process of becoming an American citizen. Basic U.S. History will be taught as well as the structure and functions of the U.S. government according to the U.S. Constitution. Practice activities will help prepare students for the test and interview process. 

CAR 5582 / Length: 16 hours


Learning Other Languages

Beginning courses introduce basics of pronunciation, sentence structure and vocabulary; intermediate courses review and improve comprehension and fluency. Conversational courses require prior understanding of pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary, and will involve dialogues, conversations and oral readings.

Beginning Arabic

CAR 5576 / Length: 16 hours

Beginning Chinese

CAR 2189 / Length: 16 hours

Beginning French

CAR 2116 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 362, Mondays
September 14-November 2
8:05-10:05 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2851, Tuesdays
September 29-November 3
6-8:40 p.m., Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring: $149
Non-Sponsoring: $189

Intermediate French

CAR 2190 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 1933, Mondays
September 14-November 2
6-8 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2852, Tuesdays
November 10-December 15
6-8:40 p.m., Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring: $149
Non-Sponsoring: $189

Beginning Italian

CAR 2111 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 427, Wednesdays
September 16-November 4
6-8 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 1987, Mondays
September 21-October 26
6:30-9:10 p.m., Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring: $149
Non-Sponsoring: $189

Beginning Italian II

CAR 2708 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 2882, Wednesdays
September 16-November 4
8:05-10:05 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2873, Mondays
November 2-December 7
6:30-9:10 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring: $149
Non-Sponsoring: $189

Intermediate Italian

CAR 2436 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 855, Mon & Wed
August 3-26, 6-8 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2854, Mondays
December 14-February 1
6:30-9:10 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring: $149
Non-Sponsoring: $189

Beginning Spanish

CAR 2129 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 412, Tues & Thurs
May 26-June 18, 6-8 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 407, Wednesdays
May 27-July 1, 6-8:40 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 776, Tuesdays
June 2-July 7, 6-8:40 p.m.
Phoenixville Campus

Cost: Sponsoring: $149
Non-Sponsoring: $189

Beginning Spanish II

CAR 4330 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 2855, Wednesdays
November 4-December 9
6-8:40 p.m., Exton Center

CRN 2986, Tues & Thurs
November 10-December 8
6-8 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring: $149
Non-Sponsoring: $189

Intermediate Spanish

CAR 3356 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 548, Tues & Thurs
August 4-27, 6-8 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 1989, Tues & Thurs
November 10-December 8
6-8 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 1990, Thursdays
November 5-December 17
6-8:40 p.m., Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring: $149
Non-Sponsoring: $189

Spanish for the Workplace

Enables you to communicate more effectively with customers, co-workers or employees by understanding key words and phrases to assist with the communication process.

CAR 3897/ Length: 16 hours

CRN 2099, Wednesdays
September 23-November 11
7-9 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring: $149
Non-Sponsoring: $189

Sign Language for Beginners

Teaches the fundamentals of communicating with hearing-impaired children and adults. Includes an overview of deafness and instruction in a manual alphabet based on American Sign Language. Book and videotape included. 

CAR 2266 / Length: 20 hours

CRN 1935, Tuesdays
September 15-November 17
6-8 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $199
Non-Sponsoring $249

Intermediate Sign Language

Enhances and expands those skills previously acquired in Sign Language for Beginners. The same textbook will be utilized in this course; bring your copy to class.

CAR 3049 / Length: 20 hours

CRN 2883, Thursdays
September 17-November 19
6-8 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $149
Non-Sponsoring $219