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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Non-Credit English as a Second Language Classes

ESL

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
Cost: $375

CRN 1563 Tues & Thurs
January 12-March 30
8:05-10:05 p.m. Online
CRN 1562 Tues & Thurs
February 9-April 27
7-9 p.m. Online

CRN 1706

Mon & Wed
March 22-June 2
7-9 p.m. Online
CRN 232 Tues & Thurs
June 1-Aug 17
7-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 367 Tues & Thurs
June 8-August 24
7-9 p.m. Marple

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
Cost: $399

CRN 2732 Mon & Wed
January 25-April 19
8:05-10:05 p.m. Online
CRN 409 Mon & Wed
June 7-August 25
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple

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
Cost: $399

CRN 2155 Tues & Thurs
January 12-April 1
8:05-10:05 p.m. Online
CRN 648 Tues & Thurs
May 25-August 12
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple

Elementary Speaking/Listening
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
Cost: $399

CRN 2731  Mon & Wed
February 1-April 26
8:05-10:05 p.m. Online

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 2733 Thursday
January 14-March 25
6-8 p.m. Online