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 does in-person, on-campus hours every week for new and returning ESL students. She is in room S-223-A. This room is in the Somerset building. Security can help you get there, so ask them. You can take a paper placement test and make a schedule (during appropriate times of the year).
Spring 2021 Semester ON-CAMPUS ESL Advising (room S-223-A)
1/25/21 2pm-4pm—last day to register LATE for REGULAR START CLASSES
2/1/21 2pm-4pm—LATE START CLASSES BEGIN
2/10/21 2pm-4pm—last day to register LATE for LATE-START Classes
Please come AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE to ensure your first choice of times AND modality (in-person or online) email to request an appointment firstname.lastname@example.org