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Learning Languages

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Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
TOEFL Prep Course TR, 1/12-4/7 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $369 
English as a Second Language TR, 1/19-3/31 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple
$259
Elementary Grammar for Foreign Students MW, 1/25-4/27 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $350 
English as a Second Language MW, 2/2-4/14 7-9 p.m. Upper Darby $259
Beginner Spanish W, 2/3-3/9 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $169/$199
Beginner Italian M, 2/8-3/21 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $169/$199 
Beginner French T, 2/9-3/22 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $169/$199 
Sign Language for Beginners T, 2/9-4/26 6-8 p.m. Marple $199/$249 
Intermediate Sign Language R, 2/11-4/28 6-8 p.m. Marple $149/$219 
Pronunciation for ESL Students W, 2/17-4/27 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $225
Intermediate French M, 2/22-4/18 6-8 p.m. Marple $169/$199 
Beginner French M, 2/22-4/18 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple
$169/$199 
U.S. Citizenship and American Culture W, 3/23-5/11 6-8 p.m. Marple $179
Beginner Italian W, 2/24-4/20 6-8 p.m. Marple
$169/$199 
Beginner Italian II W, 2/24-4/20 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $169/$199
English as a Second Language MW, 2/29-4/20 6-8:30 p.m. Exton $259
Beginner Spanish R, 3/10-5/5 6-8 p.m. Marple
$169/$199 
Beginner Spanish II W, 3/23-4/27 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $169/$199
Beginner Spanish II R, 3/24-4/28 6-8:40 p.m. Marple
$169/$199
Intermediate French T, 3/29-5/3 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $169/$199 
Conversational English W, 4/6-5/25 6-8:30 p.m. Exton $225 
Intermediate Spanish W, 5/4-6/8 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $169/$199 
Intermediate Spanish R, 5/5-6/9 6-8:40 p.m. Marple
$169/$199 

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.

CSP 5021 / Length: 40 hours
Cost: $259

CRN 2008 Tues & Thurs
Jan. 19-March 31
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 362 Tues & Thurs
Jan. 19-March 31
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 2009 Tues & Thurs
Jan. 19-March 31
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 2007 Tues & Thurs
Feb. 2-April 14
7-9 p.m. Upper Darby Center
CRN 1410 Tues & Thurs
Feb. 2-April 14
7-9 p.m. Upper Darby Center
CRN 1709 Mon & Wed
Feb. 29-April 20
6-8:30 p.m. Exton Center

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
Cost: $225

CRN 3200 Wednesdays
April 6-May 25
6-8:30 p.m. Exton Center

 

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
Cost: $369

CRN 363 Tues & Thurs
Jan. 12-April 7
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus

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
Cost: $350

CRN 2300 Mon & Wed
Jan. 25-April 27
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus

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
Cost: $225

CRN 1735 Wednesdays
Feb. 17-April 27
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus

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
Cost: $225

CRN 3201 Thursdays
Jan. 21-March 31
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus

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
Cost: $179

CRN 2331 Wednesdays
March 23-May 11
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus

 


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.

Beginner Spanish
CAR 2129 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199
CRN 511 Wednesdays
Feb. 3-March 9
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center
CRN 360 Thursdays
March 10-May 5
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus

Beginner Spanish II
CAR 4330 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199

CRN 3245 Wednesdays
March 23-April 27
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center
CRN 3247 Thursdays
March 24-April 28
6-8:40 p.m. Marple Campus

Intermediate Spanish
CAR 3356 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199

CRN 604 Wednesdays
May 4-June 8
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center
CRN 1341 Thursdays
May 5-June 9
6-8:40 p.m. Marple Campus

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
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199

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
Cost: Sponsoring $149; Non-Sponsoring $219

CRN 2302 Thursdays
Feb. 11-April 28
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus

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
Cost: Sponsoring $199; Non-Sponsoring $249

CRN 2301 Tuesdays
Feb. 9-April 26
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus

Beginner French
CAR 2116 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199

CRN 1711 Tuesdays
Feb. 9-March 22
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center
CRN 1098 Mondays
Feb. 22-April 18
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus

Intermediate French
CAR 2190 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199

CRN 1330 Mondays
Feb. 22-April 18
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 3202 Tuesdays
March 29-May 3
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center

Beginner Italian
CAR 2111 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199

CRN 899 Mondays
Feb. 8-March 21
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center
CRN 359 Wednesdays
Feb. 24-April 20
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus

Beginner Italian II
CAR 2708 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199

CRN 3204 Wednesdays
Feb. 24-April 20
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus

Intermediate Italian
CAR 2436 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199