English Classes for Speakers of other languages

Genesis Center is a warm and supportive learning environment where you can learn from our facilitators as well as classmates from around the world.

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Classes are offered during the day and evening hours.

Classes are offered during the day and evening hours.

Learn about our ESOL program in this short video.


Our classes meet the communication and literacy needs of adults at home and at work.

Program Overview

Genesis Center's integrated language classes offer affordable instruction in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and pronunciation, as well as technology, financial literacy, health, work readiness, and civics instruction. Classes are available for adults age 18+ at all levels of English proficiency, from beginner through advanced. For more information, please contact us at 401-781-6110.

Enrollment Periods

New students are enrolled in July, September, and January on a first-come, first-served basis. You can apply through our website at any time by clicking here, and a member of our staff will contact you when a class becomes available. There is currently a wait of 3-6 months for English classes.

Fall Session: September through December

Spring Session: January through June

Summer Session: July and August

Class Schedule

Classes are offered in the morning, afternoon, and evening. 

Morning Classes: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Afternoon Classes: Monday through Thursday, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Evening Classes: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


English classes cost $35 per participant per session. This fee enrolls a student for the entire session (Fall, Spring, or Summer). There are no other fees associated with taking English classes at Genesis Center.


Genesis Center does not charge additional fees for books or class materials.