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English Language Studies (ELS) courses begin in January 2023!

  • Courses are available ONLINE & ON CAMPUS (Providence, Newport and Lincoln).
  • Courses are open to all adults who would like to practice English language skills for professional and personal goals.
Improve your English language conversation skills!
Advance your English abilities for your career!
What is the course schedule?
Levels 1, 2, and 3 
Online, Lincoln, Providence

TUESDAY/THURSDAY 6:00 - 8:00 PM (January 31 - May 2)  
SATURDAY 9:00 AM -1:00 PM (January 28 - April 29) 

Level 1 Newport

SATURDAY 9:00 AM -1:00 PM (January 28 - April 29) 

Level 4 and 5
Online or Providence 
MONDAY/WEDNESDAY 6:00 – 8:00 PM (January 30 - May 1)  
SATURDAY 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM (January 28 - April 29)  
Levels 6 
MONDAY/WEDNESDAY 6:00 – 8:00 PM (January 30 - May 1)    
Conversation & Grammar 
(for students in level 2 or level 3) 
Online or Lincoln
WEDNESDAYS 6:00 – 8:00 PM (February 8 - April 19)     
Conversation & Pronunciation
(for students in level 4 or 5)
Online or Providence 
TUESDAYS 6:00 – 8:00 PM (February 7 - April 18)     
Conversation & Vocabulary 
(for students in level 5 or 6)
THURSDAYS 6:00 – 8:00 PM February 9 - April 20)    

No Class Days: March 13, 14, 15, 16, 18 

How long is the course?
Level courses are 50 hours (3 months). Conversation classes are 20 hours (2 months).

How much is the course fee?
Level courses are $235 to register + $40-$60 required textbook depending on the level. Conversation classes are $115 to register.

What is required to participate in a course ONLINE?
Access to Internet and a web browser (google chrome, safari, etc.) for course assignments.
Device to support video conferencing (laptop, tablet, computer, or smartphone).

How can I register?

REGISTER for Level 1 (Basic)


REGISTER for a Level Assessment FIRST (to determine if you are ready to begin a higher level)

REGISTER for the next level

(Students who have already in the program may register for the next level)

Need help registering online?

ELS Flyer

Video Tutorial

Quick Start CCRI English Registration Guide


ELS classes give students an understanding of the basics of the English language. The goal of the program is to help speakers of other languages achieve a level of English proficiency to function better in everyday living, enter a job training program, improve performance in current jobs, and/or pursue other goals.

Students who are interested in job training or college classes may consider free classes in the CCRI Bridge Program  to develop pre-college academic skills and/or prepare for the GED exams.

Payment Information

1. Online registration is paid by credit card ONLY.

2. Check or money order can be mailed to CCRI. Please contact [email protected] if you would like more information on how to register and make the payment by mail.

Duplicate/Replacement Certificates: To request a duplicate certificate of completion, please complete our online registration form here. There is a $10 charge for a duplicate certificate.

Register for Level Assessment

Register for Class


Email: [email protected]  

Tel: 401-455-6019 (Office calls Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8AM - 2PM.) 

Tel: 401-259-1369 Call.Text.Whatsapp. (Office calls  Monday to Thursday 3PM - 6PM) 




$115-235, $10 non-refundable registration fee.


Time Commitment


20-50 hours






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