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Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
TOEFL Prep Course TR, 5/5-7/28 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $295 
English as a Second Language (Beginner) TR, 5/12-7/21 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $210
English as a Second Language (Intermediate) TR, 5/12-7/21 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $210
English as a Second Language (Advanced) TR, 5/12-7/21 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $210
Elementary Grammar for Foreign Students MW, 5/18-8/3 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $350 
Writing for Foreign Students Learning English R, 5/21-7/30 6-8 p.m. Marple $195 
Beginning Spanish TR, 5/26-6/18 6-8 p.m. Marple $149/
$189  
English as a Second Language (Beginner) TR, 5/26-8/4 7-9 p.m. Upper Darby $210
English as a Second Language (Inter./Adv.) TR, 5/26-8/4 7-9 p.m. Upper Darby $210
Beginning Spanish W, 5/27-7/1 6-8:40 p.m. Exton
$149/
$189  
Beginning Italian MW, 6/1-6/24 6-8 p.m. Marple $149/
$189 
Beginning Italian M, 6/1-7/6 6-8:40 p.m. Exton
$149/
$189 
Beginning Spanish T, 6/2-7/7 6-8:40 p.m. Phoenixville
$149/
$189  
Pronunciation for ESL Students W, 6/3-8/5 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $195
Spanish for the Workplace W, 6/3-7/22 7-9 p.m. Marple $149/
$189
Pronunciation for ESL Students R, 6/4-7/30 6-8:30 p.m. Exton $195
Beginning French M, 6/8-7/27 6-8 p.m. Marple $149/
$189 
Intermediate French M, 6/8-7/27 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $149/
$189 
Beginning French T, 6/9-7/14 6-8:40 p.m. Exton
$149/
$189 
Intermediate Italian T, 6/9-7/14 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $149/
$189  
English as a Second Language MW, 6/15-8/5 6-8:30 p.m. Phoenixville $210
Conversational English W, 6/17-8/5 6-8:30 p.m. Exton $195 
Beginning Spanish II TR, 6/30-7/28 6-8 p.m. Marple $149/
$189 
English as a Second Language MW, 7/6-8/26 6-8:30 p.m. Exton $210
Beginning Italian II MW, 7/6-7/29 6-8 p.m. Marple $149/
$189 
Beginning Spanish II W, 7/8-8/12 6-8:40 p.m. Exton
$149/
$189 
Beginning Italian II M, 7/13-8/18 6-8:40 p.m. Exton
$149/
$189 
Beginning Spanish II T, 7/14-8/18 6-8:40 p.m. Phoenixville
$149/
$189 
Intermediate Spanish R, 7/16-8/20 6-8:40 p.m. Exton
$149/
$189   
Intermediate French T, 7/21-8/25 6-8:40 p.m. Exton
$149/
$189 
Intermediate Italian MW, 8/3-8/26 6-8 p.m. Marple
$149/
$189  
Intermediate Spanish TR, 8/4-8/27 6-8 p.m. Marple $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 635, Tues & Thurs (Beginner)
May 12-July 21, 8:05-10:05 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 636, Tues & Thurs (Intermediate)
May 12-July 21, 8:05-10:05 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 119, Tues & Thurs (Advanced)
May 12-July 21, 8:05-10:05 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 802, Mon & Wed
June 15-August 5, 6-8:30 p.m.
Phoenixville Campus

CRN 840, Tues & Thurs (Beginner)
May 26-August 4, 7-9 p.m.
Upper Darby Center

CRN 841, Tues & Thurs (Inter./Advanced)
May 26-August 4, 7-9 p.m.
Upper Darby Center

CRN 263, Mon & Wed
July 6-August 26, 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 773, Thursdays
June 4-July 30, 6-8:30 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 819, Wednesdays
June 3-August 5, 8:05-10:05 p.m.
Marple Campus

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 803, Wednesday
June 17-August 5, 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 820, Thursdays
May 21-July 30, 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 118, Tues & Thurs
May 5-July 28, 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 821, Mon & Wed
May 18-August 3, 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 516, Tuesdays
June 9-July 14, 6-8:40 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 840, Mondays
June 8-July 27, 6-8 p.m.
Marple Campus

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

Intermediate French

CAR 2190 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 804, Tuesdays
July 21-August 25, 6-8:40 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 842, Mondays
June 8-July 27, 8:05-10:05 p.m.
Marple Campus

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

Beginning Italian I

CAR 2111 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 538, Mon & Wed
June 1-24, 6-8 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 774, Mondays
June 1-July 6, 6-8:40 p.m.
Exton Center

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

Beginning Italian II

CAR 2708 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 3127, Wednesdays
April 29-June 17, 6-8 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 843, Mon & Wed
July 6-29, 6-8 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 805, Mondays
July 13-August 18, 6-8:40 p.m.
Exton Center

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

Intermediate Italian

CAR 2436 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 806, Tuesdays
June 9-July 14, 6-8:40 p.m.
Exton Center

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

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 Level II

CAR 4330 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 3130, Thursdays
May 7-June 25, 6-8 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 844, Tues & Thurs
June 30-July 28, 6-8 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 808, Wednesday
July 8-August 12, 6-8:40 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 809, Tuesdays
July 14-August 18, 6-8:40 p.m.
Phoenixville 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 810, Thursdays
July 16-August 20, 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 846, Wednesdays
June 3-July 22, 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

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