Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Test Preparation Classes

Test Preparation

SAT Prep Course: Verbal & Reading Comprehension
Helps develop test-taking skills and strategies through exercises in vocabulary, reading, writing and grammar. Covers comprehension of short and long passages, analysis of fiction and nonfiction writings, SAT-type vocabulary, and recognition of grammatical errors in sentence and paragraph structure. No actual composition writing is involved; see separate Essay Writing course below. All questions are multiple-choice. Book included.

YTH 9186 / Length: 9 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $159; Non-Sponsoring $199

CRN 2480 Saturdays
Oct. 27-Dec. 1
11:50 a.m.-1:40 p.m. Marple

SAT Prep Course: Math 
Covers math, algebra and geometry with emphasis on problem solving and interpretation of data. Book included.

YTH 9187 / Length: 9 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $159; Non-sponsoring $199

CRN 2479 Saturdays
Oct. 27-Dec. 1
10-11:45 a.m. Marple

TOEFL Prep Course

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) Prep
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. Book included. No class 11/22.

CAR 3311 / Length: 48 hours
Cost: $375

CRN 367 Tuesdays & Thursdays
Sept. 11-Nov. 27
8:05-10:05 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 1977
Mandatory Placement Test 9/11
Tues & Thurs
Sept. 11-Nov. 15
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple
CRN 534
Mandatory Placement Test 9/25
Tues & Thurs
Sept. 25-Dec. 6
7-9 p.m. Upper Darby
CRN 2481
Mandatory Placement Test 10/8
Tues & Thurs
Oct. 8-Dec. 17
7-9 p.m. Exton

Online Intermediate Level ESL
This online course provides instruction at an intermediate/high level in reading, writing, listening, speaking, and grammar, all while learning about the “Great City of Philadelphia”. To see if this course is right for you take an assessment online at

CSP 9332 / Length: 40 hours
Cost: $349

CRN 1034 Sept. 12-Dec. 6 Online