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

  • Courses are available ONLINE & ON CAMPUS (Providence and Lincoln).
  • New Courses begin in September, January, and May.
  • 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?
Level 1
Online, Lincoln, Providence
MONDAY/WEDNESDAY 6:00 – 8:00 PM (May 22 - August 23)  
TUESDAY/THURSDAY 6:00 - 8:00 PM (May 23 - August 17)  
SATURDAY 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM (May 20 - August 26) 
Levels 2 or 3 
Online, Lincoln, Providence
TUESDAY/THURSDAY 6:00 - 8:00 PM (May 23 - August 17)  
SATURDAY 9:00 AM -1:00 PM (May 20 - August 26) 
Level 4 or 5
Online or Providence 
MONDAY/WEDNESDAY 6:00 – 8:00 PM (May 22 - August 23)  
SATURDAY 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM (May 20 - August 26)  
Levels 6 
MONDAY/WEDNESDAY 6:00 – 8:00 PM (May 22 - August 23)    
Conversation & Grammar 
(for students in level 2 or level 3) 
Online or Lincoln
WEDNESDAYS 6:00 – 8:00 PM (June 7 - August 9)     
Conversation & Pronunciation
(for students in level 4 or 5)
TUESDAYS 6:00 – 8:00 PM (June 6 - August 15)     
Conversation & Vocabulary 
(for students in level 4, 5, or 6)
THURSDAYS 6:00 – 8:00 PM (June 8 - August 10)    

No Class Days: May 27, 29, July 3, 4, August 14

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?

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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, Thursday 8AM - 2PM, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9AM - 3PM) 

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




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


Time Commitment


20-50 hours






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