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English Language Studies (ELS)

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English Language Studies (ELS) courses begin in May 2022!

  • Courses are available ONLINE & ON CAMPUS (Providence 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, or Providence
TUESDAY/THURSDAY 6:00 - 8:00 PM (5/24-8/16) 
SATURDAY 9:00 AM -1:10 PM (5/21-8/20)
Level 4 and 5
Online or Providence 
MONDAY/WEDNESDAY 6:00 – 8:10 PM (5/23-8/17) 
SATURDAY 9:00 AM – 1:10 PM (5/21-8/20)
Levels 6 
Online or Providence
MONDAY/WEDNESDAY 6:00 – 8:10 PM (6/8-8/10)    
Conversation & Grammar 
(for students in level 2 or level 3) 
Online or Lincoln
WEDNESDAYS 6:00 – 8:00 PM (6/8-8/10)    
Conversation & Pronunciation
(for students in level 4 or 5)
Online or Providence 
TUESDAYS 6:00 – 8:00 PM (6/7-8/9)    
Conversation & Vocabulary 
(for students in level 5 or 6)
THURSDAYS 6:00 – 8:00 PM 6/9-8/11)    

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 required textbook. 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).

What is required to participate in a course ON CAMPUS?
Students on campus must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (including booster if eligible) OR proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of coming to campus. A photo or screenshot is acceptable proof of both vaccination and dated negative COVID-19 test. Effective March 14, 2022, wearing a mask is optional on campus. CCRI strongly encourages individuals who are not yet vaccinated or have approved medical/religious exemptions to continue to wear a mask.

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 Summer 2022 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 Erica Fleitas 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




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


Time Commitment


20-50 hours






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