Non-Credit English as a Second Language Classes
In addition to the credit ESL program, the College also offers non-credit English as a Second Language courses listed below.
|TOEFL Prep Course||TR, 1/17-4/13||8:05-10:05 p.m.||Marple||$373|
|Writing for Foreign Students Learning English||R, 1/19-3/30||6-8 p.m.||Marple||$225|
|Elementary Grammar for Foreign Students||MW, 1/23-4/17||8:05-10:05 p.m.||Marple||$350|
|English as a Second Language||TR, 1/17-4/24||8:05-10:05 p.m.||Marple||$259|
|Pronunciation for ESL Students||W, 2/15-4/26||8:05-10:05 p.m.||Marple||$282|
|English as a Second Language||TR, 2/14-5/2||7-9 p.m.||Upper Darby||$259|
|Online Advanced ESL||Online||$259|
|English as a Second Language||MW, 2/27-5/15||6-8 p.m.||Exton||$259|
|Conversational English||W, 4/5-6/7||6-8 p.m.||Exton||$225|
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. All levels may not be available at every location. Book with CD included. NOTE: Students will all be tested on the first night of class. The results will place students in qualifying levels: beginners, intermediate, or advanced. Classes will begin the week after testing. No class 2/20 or the week of 3/13-3/18.
CSP 5021 / Length: 40 hours
Mandatory Placement Test 1/17
|Tues & Thurs
Jan. 24-April 4
Mandatory Placement Test 2/14
|Tues & Thurs
Feb. 21-May 2
|7-9 p.m.||Upper Darby|
Mandatory Placement Test 2/27
|Mon & Wed
March 6-May 15
Online Advanced ESL
This course is designed for individuals with a high intermediate/advanced level knowledge of written and spoken English. Language teaching is based on actual life situations that students will encounter and gives them the skills they will need to communicate. Grammar, vocabulary reading and writing lessons grow out of the situation and are practiced in realistic situations. The reading lessons revolve around interesting and informative articles, and include vocabulary building activities. The writing lessons teach students about various writing genres, such as personal narratives and opinion pieces. Students are guided through the writing process and are taught skills that will help them write more fluently and accurately. Learn More >>
CSP 5026 / Length: 40 hours
|CRN 3571||Feb. 27-May 5||Online|
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
April 5-June 7
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
Feb. 15-April 26
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. No class the week of 3/13-3/18.
CSP 5232 / Length: 20 hours
Jan. 19-March 30
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 331||Tues & Thurs
Jan. 17-April 13
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 2016||Mon & Wed
Jan. 23-April 17