Commonly known as ESL (English as a Second Language) or ELA (English Language Acquisition), we offer classes at Basic, Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels. Foundation classes help you improve all skills:

  • Reading 
  • Writing 
  • Listening 
  • Speaking

We also have Focus Area classes in

  • Writing 
  • Speaking 
  • Pronunciation

Classes have a variety of modal options, including face-to-face and online.

The fee is $25 per quarter (waivers are available).


To study English at RTC, you will need to sign up to take the CASAS English test. Sign up to take the test. The form will begin accepting responses at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 19, 2024.

Other locations that offer English classes:


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Call / Text: 206-880-1704

Hours and Location

Drop-In Availability (I Building, Success Center):
Monday–Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Monday–Thursday: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Appointment Availability:
Monday–Thursday: In-Person
Friday: Virtual

Remote/Online Students:
Contact askccp@rtc.edu for more information, forms, or appointments.