Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Learning Languages

Learning 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: $179; Non-Sponsoring: $209

CRN 574 Tues & Thurs
June 4-27
6-8 p.m. Marple

Beginning Spanish II
CAR 4330 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $179; Non-Sponsoring: $209

CRM 362 Tues & Thurs
July 9-August 1
6-8 p.m. Marple

Beginning Italian
CAR 2111 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $179; Non-Sponsoring: $209

CRN 431 Mon & Wed
June 3-26
6-8 p.m. Marple

Beginning Italian II
CAR 2111 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $179; Non-Sponsoring: $209

CRN 364 Mon & Wed
July 8-31
6-8 p.m. Marple


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 11/22.

CSP 5021 / Length: 40 hours
Cost: $349

CRN 272
Mandatory Placement Test 5/28
Tues & Thurs
June 4-August 13
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple
CRN 487
Manadtory Placement Test 6/11
Tues & Thurs
June 18-August 27
7-9 p.m. Upper Darby

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 573 Mon & Wed
June 10-August 21
8:05-10:05 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. No class 3/11-3/16.

CAR 3311 / Length: 48 hours
Cost: $375

CRN 442 Tues & Thurs
June 11-August 29
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 572 Mon & Wed
June 10-July 17
7-9 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 549 Tues & Thurs
July 9-August 8
7-9 p.m. Marple