Learning Languages

Learning Languages

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Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
Conversational English MW, 7/24-8/23 6-8 p.m. Upper Darby $225
TOEFL Prep Course TR, 9/5-11/28 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $375
Beginning Italian W, 9/6-10/25 6-8 p.m. Marple $169/$199
Beginning Spanish R, 9/7-10/26 6-8 p.m. Marple $169/$199
Elementary Grammar for Foreign Students MW, 9/11-11/22 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $350
Sign Language for Beginners T, 9/12-11/14 6-8 p.m. Marple $199/$229
English as a Second Language TR, 9/12-11/14 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $299
Grammar & Writing for Foreign Students Learning English R, 9/14-11/16 6-8 p.m. Marple $225
Intermediate Sign Language R, 9/14-11/16 6-8 p.m. Marple $149/$179
Beginning French M, 9/18-11/6 8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple $169/$199
Beginning Italian M, 9/25-10/30 6:30-9:10 p.m. Exton $169/$199
Conversational English W, 9/27-11/29 6-8 p.m. Upper Darby $225
English as a Second Language TR, 10/3-12/7 7-9 p.m. Upper Darby $299
Conversational English M, 10/9-12/11 6-8 p.m. Marple $225
Pronunciation for ESL Students W, 10/11-12/13 8-10 p.m. Marple $285
English as a Second Language MW, 10/16-12/18 6-8 p.m. Marple $299
Beginning Italian II W, 11/1-12/20 6-8 p.m. Marple $169/$199
Beginning Spanish II R, 11/2-12/21 6-8:10 p.m. Marple $169/$199
Beginning Italian II M, 11/6-12/11 6:30-9:10 p.m. Marple $169/$199

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 263 Thursdays
Sept. 7-Oct. 26
6-8 p.m. Marple

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

CRN 2160 Thursdays
Nov. 2-Dec. 21
6-8:10 p.m. Marple

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

CRN 308 Wednesdays
Sept. 6-Oct. 25
6-8 p.m. Marple
CRN 1332 Mondays
Sept. 25-Oct. 30
6:30-9:10 p.m. Exton

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

CRN 2159 Wednesdays
Nov. 1-Dec. 20
6-8 p.m. Marple
CRN 1679 Mondays
Nov. 6-Dec. 11
6:30-9:10 p.m. Exton

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

CRN 3035 Mondays
Sept. 18-Nov. 6
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple

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

Will be offered in Spring 2018      

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 CD included.

CAR 2266 / Length: 20 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $199; Non-Sponsoring: $229

CRN 1305 Tuesdays
Sept. 12-Nov. 14
6-8 p.m. Marple

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. If you require a new text an additional fee will be assessed.

CAR 3049 / Length: 20 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $149; Non-Sponsoring: $179

CRN 3016 Thursdays
Sept. 14-Nov. 16
6-8 p.m. Marple

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. 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: $299

CRN 1441
Mandatory Placement Test 9/5
Tues & Thurs
Sep. 12-Nov. 14
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple
CRN 1443
Mandatory Placement Test 9/26
Tues & Thurs
Oct. 3-Dec. 7
7-9 p.m. Upper Darby
CRN 2347
Mandatory Placement Test 10/9
Mon & Wed
Oct. 16-Dec. 18
6-8 p.m. Marple

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 833 Mon & Wed
July 24-August 23
6-8 p.m. Upper Darby
CRN 630 Wednesdays
Sept. 27-Nov. 29
6-8 p.m. Upper Darby
CRN 3012 Mondays
Oct. 9-Dec. 11
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.

CSP 5268 / Length: 45 hours
Cost: $350

CRN 1311 Mon & Wed
Sept. 11-Nov. 22
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 1312 Wednesdays
Oct. 11-Dec. 13
8-10 p.m. Marple

Grammar & 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 2182 Thursdays
Sept. 14-Nov. 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 461 Tues & Thurs
Sept. 5-Nov. 28
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple