Most Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 courses will be held online or as hybrid (classroom/online). Certain courses that require a hands-on component will be held in-person. The College is open to assist you both virtually and at some select physical locations. Visit dccc.edu/coronavirus for more information.
Non-Credit English as a Second Language Classes
English as a Second Language
Students will meet with their instructor each week remotely in a synchronous setting via online video platform, as well as work independently. ESL provides beginning, intermediate and advanced instruction in listening, speaking, reading and writing English. Students will place themselves in the level they feel their language skills are. After the first two classes students may be moved by their instructor to a different level that may suite the student best.
Level 5- Advanced
Level 4 - Intermediate
Level 3 - Low Intermediate
Level 2 - Beginner
CSP 5021 / Length: 40 hours
|Tues & Thurs
Sept. 15-Nov. 19
|CRN 2331||Tues & Thurs
Sept. 29-Dec. 8 (No Class 11/26)
|Mon & Wed
Oct. 5-Nov. 30 (No Class 10/12)
Tues & Thurs
Elementary Grammar for Foreign Students
Students will meet with their instructor each week remotely in a synchronous setting via online video platform, as well as work independently. 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 2335||Mon & Wed
Sept. 14-Nov. 18
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Prep Course
Students will meet with their instructor each week remotely in a synchronous setting via online video platform, as well as work independently. Skill-building practice in listening, speaking, 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. Book included.
CAR 3311 / Length: 45 hours
|CRN 2337||Tues & Thurs
Sept. 15-Dec. 1
This course is intended to assist advanced ESL speakers. Class time is devoted to speaking for everyday needs, grammar practice, pronunciation, intensive listening to short, narratives and listening for specific information in extended narratives and conversations. Students in this course come from a variety of language backgrounds and are capable of following class instruction. Students must be motivated to practice in and out of class, to improve their speaking and listening skills and advance their communication skills. Students participate in oral presentations, role-playing, debates, reading activities and group discussions. Not for beginning speakers. Book included.
CSP 9396 / Length: 45 hours
|CRN 2334||Mon & Wed
Oct. 5-Dec. 16
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
Oct. 7-Dec. 9