The College Will Close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 15

For the safety of students and staff, the College will close all locations at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Normal business operations and activities resume on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. To get the latest weather updates, check your College email or refer to the College websites ccp.edu and myccp.online. You can also check CBS 3, NBC 10, 6ABC and Fox 29 for school closings, or follow the College’s Facebook and Twitter accounts.

For the safety of students and staff, the College will close all locations at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.

English as Second Language (ESL) Institute

Classes in the ESL Institute offer adult, non-native speakers of English the opportunity to improve their basic English language skills in order to actively increase their participation in the larger society, continue their education into academic programs or to prepare for citizenship.

Eligibility

Adults at least 18 years of age are eligible for the program. 

Registration must be done in person and official state ID or driver’s license, valid passport, work permit, or green card must be presented.

Before enrolling for classes, prospective students must take the ESL Institute Placement Test.

Program Details

The ESL Institute provides three levels of ESL instruction:

  • ESL 1 (Beginner)
  • ESL 2 (Intermediate)
  • ESL 3 (High Intermediate)

These levels follow the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS) competencies model, which integrates the four language acquisition skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Cost

There is an $80 fee for each course due at the time of registration that must be paid by money order only.

Resources

Mayor’s Commission on Literacy

Welcome Center for New Pennsylvanians

Contact

DACE office: 215-751-8381