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Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
Intermediate Spanish TR, 8/2-25 6-8 p.m. Marple $169/$199 
Intermediate Italian MW, 8/8-31 6-8 p.m. Marple $169/$199
English as a Second Language (Beginning) TR, 9/6-11/10 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $259
English as a Second Language (Intermediate) TR, 9/6-11/10 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $259
English as a Second Language (Advanced) TR, 9/6-11/10 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $259
TOEFL Prep Course TR, 9/6-11/29 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $369
English as a Second Language (Beginning) TR, 9/6-11/8 7-9 p.m. Upper Darby $259
English as a Second Language (Intermediate/Advanced) TR, 9/6-11/10 7-9 p.m. Upper Darby $259
Elementary Grammar for Foreign Students MW, 9/12-11/30 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $350
Intermediate French M, 9/12-10/31 6-8 p.m. Marple $169/$199
Sign Language for Beginners T, 9/13-11/15 6-8 p.m. Marple $199/$249
Beginning Italian W, 9/14-11/8 6-8 p.m. Marple $169/$199
Beginning Italian II W, 9/14-11/2 6-8 p.m. Marple $169/$199
Grammar & Writing for Foreign Students Learning English R, 9/15-11/17 6-8 p.m. Marple $225
Beginning Spanish M, 9/15-11/3 6-8 p.m. Marple $169/$199
Intermediate French M, 9/19-10/31 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $169/$199
Beginning Italian M, 9/19-10/31 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $169/$199
Beginning Spanish W, 9/21-10/26 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $169/$199
Pronunciation for ESL Students W, 9/21-11/30 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $225
Beginning French M, 9/26-10/31 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $169/$199
Online Advanced ESL 9/26-12/9   Online $259
Conversational English 9/29-12/8 6-8 p.m. Pennocks $225
Beginning French M, 9/26-10/31 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $169/$199
Beginning French T, 10/4-11/15 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $169/$199
English as a Second Language MW, 10/10-12/5 6-8:30 p.m. Exton  $259
Conversational English T, 10/25-11/22 6-8:30 p.m. Exton $225
Beginning Spanish II W, 11/2-12/7 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $169/$199
Intermediate Spanish R, 11/3-12/15 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $169/$199
Beginning Italian II M, 11/7-12/12 6:30-9:10 p.m. Exton $169/$199
Beginning Spanish II TR, 11/8-12/6 6-8 p.m. Marple $169/$199
Intermediate Italian M, 12/19-2/06 6:30-9:10 p.m. Exton $169/$199

ESL

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.

CSP 5021 / Length: 40 hours
Cost: $259

CRN 1794 (Beginning) Tues & Thurs
Sept. 6-Nov. 10
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 323 (Intermediate) Tues & Thurs
Sept. 6-Nov. 10
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 2179 (Advanced) Tues & Thurs
Sept. 6-Nov. 10
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 1796 (Beginning) Tues & Thurs
Sept. 6-Nov. 8
7-9 p.m. Upper Darby Center
CRN 324 (Intermediate/Advanced) Tues & Thurs
Sept. 6-Nov. 10
7-9 p.m. Upper Darby Center
CRN 1608 Mon & Wed
Oct. 10-Dec. 5
6-8:30 p.m. Exton Center

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
Cost $259

CRN 2903 Sept. 26-Dec. 9   Online

Conversational English
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
Cost: $225

CRN 2905 Thursdays
Sept. 29-Dec. 8
6-8 p.m. Pennocks Bridge Campus
CRN 761 Tuesdays
Oct. 25-Nov. 22
6-8:30 p.m. Exton Center

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: $225

CRN 1614 Wednesday
Sept. 21-Nov. 30
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus

Grammar and 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 2970 Thursday
Sept. 15-Nov. 17
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus

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: $369

CRN 569 Tues & Thurs
Sept. 6-Nov. 29
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus

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: $350

CRN 1613 Mon & Wed
Sept. 12-Nov. 30
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus

Learning Other Languages

Beginning courses introduce basics of pronunciation, sentence structure and vocabulary; intermediate courses review and improve comprehension and fluency. Conversational courses require prior understanding of pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary, and will involve dialogues, conversations and oral readings.

Beginning Spanish
CAR 2129 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199
CRN 2162 Mondays
Sept. 15-Nov. 3
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 1647 Wednesdays
Sept. 21-Oct. 26
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center

Beginning Spanish II
CAR 4330 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199

CRN 2163 Wednesdays
Nov. 2-Dec. 7
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center
CRN 2920 Tues & Thurs
Nov. 8-Dec. 6
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus

Intermediate Spanish
CAR 3356 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199

CRN 847 Tues & Thurs
August 2-25
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 2921 Thursdays
Nov. 3-Dec. 15
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center

Intermediate Sign Language
Enhances and expands those skills previously acquired in Sign Language for Beginners. The same textbook will be utilized in this course; bring your copy to class.

CAR 3049 / Length: 20 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $149; Non-Sponsoring $219

CRN 2180 Thursdays
Sept. 15-Nov. 17
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus

Sign Language for Beginners
Teaches the fundamentals of communicating with hearing-impaired children and adults. Includes an overview of deafness and instruction in a manual alphabet based on American Sign Language. Book and videotape included. 

CAR 2266 / Length: 20 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $199; Non-Sponsoring $249

CRN 1607 Tuesdays
Sept. 13-Nov. 15
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus

Beginning French
CAR 2116 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199

CRN 320 Mondays
Sept. 26-Oct. 31
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 2161 Tuesdays
Oct. 4-Nov. 15
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center

Intermediate French
CAR 2190 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199

CRN 1606 Mondays
Sept. 12-Oct. 31
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 2918 Mondays
Sept. 19-Oct. 31
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center

Beginning Italian
CAR 2111 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199

CRN 381 Wednesdays
Sept. 14-Nov. 8
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 1646 Mondays
Sept. 19-Oct. 31
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center

Beginning Italian II
CAR 2708 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199

CRN 2919 Wednesdays
Sept. 14-Nov. 2
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 2176 Mondays
Nov. 7-Dec. 12
6:30-9:10 p.m. Exton Center

Intermediate Italian
CAR 2436 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199

CRN 844 Mon & Wed
August 8-31
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 2162 Mondays
Dec. 19-Feb. 6
6:30-9:10 p.m. Exton Center