Is the English as a Second Language program at RVCC right for you?
Explore our comprehensive English as a Second Language program. RVCC offers all levels of English as a Second Language instruction from basic English to advanced grammar and accent reduction.
You can take ESL courses separately or sequentially.
I want to learn English for a job
I speak little/no English
I am looking for Professional Discussion Groups & Accent Reduction
I would like to take college classes/get a degree at RVCC
I already speak, read and write some English
I want to learn advanced speaking, reading, writing and grammar in English
Prof. Andrea Vaccaro
Steps for Workforce ESL
1. Contact our office above to determine your level
3. Please wait for instructions from your instructor for joining class
Steps for Academic ESL
1. Apply to RVCC click here
2. Take the ESL Placement Test (contact Prof. Vaccaro if you need assistance)
3. Talk to an ESL advisor to finish placement and make a schedule
Academic ESL Advising Schedule
Prof. Vaccaro is available for ESL placement and registration; please email her at email@example.com with any registration or placement questions.
ESL In-Person Placement Testing/Advising and Scheduling for Fall 2021
Prof. Vaccaro, Office: S-223-A
Fall semester is already IN PROGRESS. The next semester starts on 1/19/2022
Registration for this semester goes from 11/1/2021-1/26/2022 (for regular start classes) and 2/9/2022 (for late start classes—LIMITED SCHEDULE)
Prof. Vaccaro is available by appointment only through 10/27
Here is the in-person advising schedule (room S-223-A):
Wednesday, 10/27, 2-4pm
Wednesday, 11/3, 2-4pm
Wednesday, 11/10, 3-5pm
Wednesday, 11/17, 2-4pm
Wednesday, 12/1, 2-4pm
Wednesday, 12/8, 2-4pm
Wednesday, 12/15, 2-4pm
Email to request an appointment firstname.lastname@example.org