Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Non-Credit English as a Second Language Classes


English as a Second Language
ESL provides beginning, intermediate and advanced instruction in listening, speaking, reading and writing English. Students will take a placement test on the first night to determine the level they placed in for the upcoming classes.  Books will be provided after placements are determined.

Level 5- Advanced
Level 4 - Intermediate
Level 3 - Low Intermediate
Level 2 - Beginner

CSP 5021 / Length: 40 hours
Cost: $375

CRN 1891 Tues & Thurs
Sept. 14-Nov. 23
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple
CRN 1892 Tues & Thurs
Sept. 28-Dec. 14
7-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 771 Tues & Thurs
Sept. 28-Dec. 16
1-3 p.m. Upper Darby
CRN 2987 Mon & Wed
Oct. 4-Dec. 15
1-3 p.m. Marple
CRN 2992 Tues & Thurs
Oct. 5-Dec. 16
7-9 p.m. Upper Darby
CRN 2993 Mon & Wed
Oct. 4-Dec. 15
10 a.m.-Noon Downingtown


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

CRN 2935 Thursday
Sept. 16-Nov. 18
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. No class 10/11.

CSP 5268 / Length: 45 hours
Cost: $399

CRN 2933 Mon & Wed
Sept. 20-Dec. 6
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple

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: 45 hours
Cost: $399

CRN 274 Tues & Thurs
Sept. 16- Dec. 2
8:05-10:05 p.m. Marple