English as a Second Language (ESL)

ESL classes are available in levels 1 - 6 to 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.

ESL classes are offered at the Flanagan Campus and Davies Career & Technical High School in Lincoln (levels 1 - 6) and at the Liston Campus (levels 1 - 4). Advanced ESL 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.

The Division of Workforce Partnerships is pleased to announce the expansion of its English Language Studies program to the Newport campus beginning Summer 2019. 

View the 2019 Newport Schedule.

View the 2019 Flanagan/Liston schedule

Registration Information

  1. For ESL levels 1 - 6, visit a CCRI Workforce office to complete the registration form.
  2. Advanced ESL students can qualify for free classes in the CCRI Bridge program.

Program Information

  • Cost
  • $220
  • $10 non-refundable registration fee
  • Students must purchase the books separately

  • Time Commitment
  • 50 hours

Contact Information

  • Workforce Offices
  • Flanagan Campus, Lincoln
  • Liston Campus, Providence
  • Knight Campus, Warwick

  • En español
  • Para información en español, por favor llame al 401.455.6019 o utilice este email para correspondencia en español, eogalin@ccri.edu

Contact Information

Office will be closed 5/27, 6/21, 7/4, 8/12, 9/2

Flanagan Campus, Lincoln
1762 Louisquisset Pike
2nd Floor South
Lincoln, RI 02865
Tel: 401.825.1214
Hours: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (M-Th);
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (F);
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Sat*)
*Office closed on
5/25, 7/6, 8/10, 8/31

Liston Campus, Providence
One Hilton Street, Room 1154 
Providence, RI 02905
Tel: 401.825.1214
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (M-F)

Knight Campus, Warwick
400 East Avenue, Room 4200
Warwick, RI 02886
Tel: 401.825.1214
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (M-F)

Faculty and Staff


Para información en español, por favor llame al 401.455.6019

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Last Updated: 7/22/19