Test Preparation Classes
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
Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) Prep
The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) measures basic essential skills in the academic content areas of reading, mathematics, science and English and language usage. The objectives assessed on the TEAS exam are those which nurse educators deemed most appropriate and relevant to measure entry-level academic readiness of nursing program applicants. Book is included.
CAR 4123 / Length 16 hours
|CRN 596||Tues & Thurs
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.
CAR 3311 / Length: 48 hours
|CRN 442||Tues & Thurs
June 11-August 29*
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.
CSP 5021 / Length: 40 hours
Mandatory Placement Test 5/28
|Tues & Thurs
June 4-August 13*
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
|CRN 573||Mon & Wed
June 10-August 21*
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
|CRN 572||Mon & Wed
June 10-July 17*
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
|CRN 549||Tues & Thurs
July 9-August 8*