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Effective January 1, 2022, proof of vaccination is required for all faculty, staff and students taking on-campus classes or accessing on-campus services. More information, including specifics for prospective students and visitors, is available at dccc.edu/vaccine-info. Face masks are required in all indoor facilities.

Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Non-Credit English as a Second Language Classes


English as a Second Language
ESL provides beginning, intermediate and advanced instruction in listening, speaking, reading and writing English. Students will take a placement test on the first night to determine the level they placed in for the upcoming classes.  Books will be provided after placements are determined.

Level 5- Advanced
Level 4 - Intermediate
Level 3 - Low Intermediate
Level 2 - Beginner

CSP 5021 / Length: 40 hours
Cost: $375

CRN 1421 Tues & Thurs
Jan. 18-March 29
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple
CRN 1420 Tues & Thurs
Feb. 8-April 19
7-9 p.m. Upper Darby
CRN 2283 Tues & Thurs
Feb. 8-April 19
1-3 p.m. Marple
CRN 2284 Mon & Wed
Feb. 22-May 4
1-3 p.m. Upper Darby
CRN 1549 Tues & Thurs
March 22-May 26
7-9 p.m. Exton
CRN 1596 Mon & Wed
March 21-May 25
10 a.m.-Noon Downingtown
CRN 268 Mon & Wed
June 6-Aug. 23
7-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 572 Tues & Thurs
May 31-Aug. 9
7-9 p.m. Upper Darby


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 1316 Thursday
January 27-March 31
6-8 p.m. Marple

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. No class 10/11.

CSP 5268 / Length: 45 hours
Cost: $399

CRN 946 Mon & Wed
Jan. 31-April 20
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple
CRN 612 Mon & Wed
June 6-Aug. 24
7-9 p.m. Marple

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Prep Course
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 2149 Tues & Thurs
Jan. 25-April 21
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple
CRN 575 Tues & Thurs
May 24 - Aug. 11
7-9 p.m. Marple