English Language Learning Programs

English Language Learning courses are for students whose primary language is not English.

Found the class you want to take? Great! Head on over to www.indianhills.edu/cewsregister and select "ABE/GED/HSC/ESL" under Select a Topic Code, and select the class from the list.

English Language Learning Courses

We hope you will visit our new English Language Learning Center, located on the Main Campus, above the Library in the LRCO 200. We offer English Language Learners (ELL) classes for beginners, intermediate, and advanced students. In addition, we offer Citizenship classes and tutoring services. All classes, tutoring services, and instructional materials are free of charge. Our ELL Center is equipped with a computer lab and a printer, which are available to all students during business hours. Also, we offer ELL classes in Fairfield, Oskaloosa, and at JBS for employees.

For more information, please call us at (641) 683-5210.


Ottumwa Courses 

ELL Center, Main Campus
Beginning Level
Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Advanced Level
Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Evening Classes
Monday and Tuesday 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Online English Class
Tuesday and Wednesday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

US Citizenship Class
Wednesday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

JBS (for employees)
Monday – Thursday Noon – 5:00 pm

St. Mary's Church of the Visitation (Starting Fall 2019)
English Level: Literarcy - Beginner
Sundays from 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Tuesday from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmNoon – 5:00 pm


Fairfield Courses (Course will start in Fall 2019)

Jefferson Co. Service Center
Monday and Wednesday 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

For more information about these courses  please call us at (641) 683-5210 or (641) 683-5279. 

edith_profileEdith Cabrera-Tello, ELL Coordinator
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5279 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5279
Email: Edith.Cabrera-Tello@indianhills.edu