Rhode Island College

​Outreach Programs

600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue - East Campus, Bldg. 8

Providence, Rhode Island 02908

Main Phone: (401) 456-8698

Fax: (401) 456-8582

Recruitment Phone: (401) 456-8902

ESOL Recruitment: (401) 456-4754

Recruitment Email: outreachprograms@ric.edu

Workplace English

ESL Classes:

- Increase vocabulary
- Improve pronunciation
- Conversation practices
- Modern English idiomatic    

  expressions, concepts, and cultural  

  nuances explored
- Increase reading ability
- Learning exercises to

  reinforce comprehension and

- English grammar: adjectives,

  adverbs, articles, conjunctions,

  exclamations, nouns,           

  prepositions, pronouns, and verbs
- Sentence composition, syntax,

  organizational variations,

  coordination, and subjugation
- Proper punctuation and capitalization

Soft Skills and Workplace Preparation

- Resumes and cover letters
- Mock Interviews
- Career Exploration
- Business Communications
- Workplace Etiquette
- Life Skills Workshops: Financial

  Literacy, Food Nutrition, and Child

- Case management: individual

  management and help with referral  

  of services
- Job referral and coaching


- Northstar Digital Literacy
- Microsoft and Google GSuite

  productivity programs
- Cloud-based technology via Google

- Chromebook lending available
- Free unlimited access to educational

  and productivity web application

  including English language learning
- Vocabulary, math, typing, and other

  learning apps for free, unlimited use

Program Schedule:

Monday-Thursday, 9am - 12pm

(10 week course)

Who is eligible?

- Applicants 18 years or older
- Students motivated to learn and

  improve skills for training or work

All course materials are included with tuition.

English Language Learning

Our intermediate and advanced level English language classes are designed to help improve communication skills in preparation for job training and/or going directly into the workforce. Our staff will create an individual learning plan that best suits your educational needs and career goals. Additional soft skills classes and workshops are included, based on the individual learning plan.

All classes are conveniently located on the Rhode Island   College campus in Providence. We are accessible by RIPTA, and have plenty of free parking available. Please call or email for more information. Se habla español.

The Learning for Life network of educational resources at Rhode Island College is available to assist any interested student who wishes to pursue further educational opportunities.

​Contact us at:

(401)456-8698 or esl@ricoutreachprograms.org

 Classes now in session: 9/5/17

 New session begins: 1/08/18