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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Academic Life

Students interested in studying English as a Second Language have two options: credit courses or non-credit courses.

Credit ESL courses

The College's ESL Program is administered through the Communications, Arts & Humanities division and includes courses in Grammar, Writing, Reading, and Listening and Speaking. These courses are designed to prepare students for academic coursework. A full-time ESL course load is four courses, equal to 18 hours of classroom instruction and tutoring per week. Learn more about the ESL program:

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Non-credit ESL courses

Non-credit ESL courses are administered through Continuing Education and may include up to four hours of instruction per week in subjects such as pronunciation, conversation, TOEFL preparation, and more. Non-credit courses offer students of all backgrounds a friendly and enriching environment in which to study.

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