Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Non-Credit English as a Second Language Classes


Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
Elementary Grammar for Foreign Students MW, 5/21-8/13 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $369
TOEFL Prep Course TR, 5/22-8/9 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $375
English as a Second Language TR, 5/29-8/14 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $349
English as a Second Language TR, 6/5-8/21 7-9 p.m. Marple $349
Writing for Foreign Students Learning English R, 6/7-8/16 6-8 p.m. Marple $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 7/3-6.

CSP 5021 / Length: 40 hours
Cost: $349

CRN 310
Mandatory Placement Test 5/29
Tues & Thurs
May 29-August 14
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple
CRN 534
Mandatory Placement Test 6/5
Tues & Thurs
June 5-August 21
7-9 p.m. Upper Darby

Online Intermediate Level ESL
This online course provides instruction at an intermediate/high level in reading, writing, listening, speaking, and grammar, all while learning about the “Great City of Philadelphia”. To see if this course is right for you take an assessment online at

CSP 9332 / Length: 40 hours
Cost: $349

Not offered in Summer 2018      

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: $369

CRN 624 Mon & Wed
May 21-August 13
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple

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: $285

CRN 622 Wednesdays
May 30-August 8
7:05-9:05 p.m. Marple

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
Cost: $225

CRN 623 Thursdays
June 7-August 16
6-8 p.m. Marple

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: $375

CRN 625 Tues & Thurs
May 22-August 9
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple