Learning Languages

Learning Languages

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Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
Beginning Italian MW, 6/1-27 6-8 p.m. Marple
$169/$199 
Beginning Italian II M, 6/6-7/11 6-8:40 p.m. Exton
$169/$199
Beginning French M, 6/6-7/25 6-8 p.m. Marple
$169/$199 
Beginning French T, 6/7-7/12 6-8:40 p.m. Exton
$169/$199 
Advanced ESL Online 6/9-8/18 Online  Online $259
English as a Second Language (Intermediate/Advanced) MW, 6/13-8/8 6-8 p.m. Marple
$259
English as a Second Language MW, 6/13-8/8 6-8:30 p.m. Phoenixville $259
Conversational English MW, 6/20-7/13 6-8:30 p.m. Exton $225 
Beginning Spanish II TR, 6/28-7/21 6-8 p.m. Marple
$169/$199 
Beginning Italian II MW, 7/6-8/1 6-8 p.m. Marple
$169/$199
English as a Second Language MW, 7/6-8/31 6-8:30 p.m. Exton
$259
Beginning Spanish II W, 7/6-8/10 6-8:40 p.m. Exton
$169/$199 
Intermediate French T, 7/12-8/16 6-8:40 p.m. Exton $169/$199 
Intermediate Spanish R, 7/14-8/18 6-8:40 p.m. Exton
$169/$199 
Conversational English MW, 7/18-8/17 6-8:30 p.m. Upper Darby
$225 
Intermediate Italian M, 7/18-8/22 6-8:40 p.m. Exton
$169/$199
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

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 840 Mon & Wed (Intermediate/Advanced)
June 13-August 8
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 603 Mon & Wed
June 13-August 8
6-8:30 p.m. Phoenixville Campus
CRN 232 Mon & Wed
July 6-August 31
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 908 June 9-August 18 Online Register

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 604 Mon & Wed
June 20-July 13
6-8:30 p.m. Exton Center
CRN 841 Mon & Wed
July 18-August 17
6-8:30 p.m. Upper Darby 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 577 Wednesdays
June 1-August 3
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

U.S. Citizenship and American Culture
Helps students prepare to apply for U.S. citizenship by reviewing the requirements for eligibility for American citizenship, presenting application forms and instructions for completion of the N-400 and discussing the process of becoming an American citizen. Basic U.S. History will be taught as well as the structure and functions of the U.S. government according to the U.S. Constitution. Practice activities will help prepare students for the test and interview process. 

CAR 5582 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: $179

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

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


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

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

CRN 845 Tues & Thurs
June 28-July 21
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 605 Wednesdays
July 6-August 10
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center

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

CRN 846 Thursdays
July 14-August 18
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center
CRN 847 Tues & Thurs
August 2-25
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus

Spanish for the Workplace
Enables you to communicate more effectively with customers, co-workers or employees by understanding key words and phrases to assist with the communication process.

CAR 3897/ Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $169; Non-Sponsoring: $199

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

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

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

CRN 815 Mondays
June 6-July 25
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 428 Tuesdays
June 7-July 12
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center

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

CRN 816 Mondays
June 6-July 25
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 842 Tuesdays
July 12-August 16
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center

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

CRN 441 Mon & Wed
June 1-27
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus

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

CRN 779 Mondays
June 6-July 11
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center
CRN 843 Mon & Wed
July 6-August 1
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus

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

CRN 802 Mondays
July 18-August 22
6-8:40 p.m. Exton Center
CRN 844 Mon & Wed
August 8-31
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus