Build Your Confidence with Free English Classes
Indian Hills Community College has a free program to improve your English. It's a great choice if you’re new to working and living in an English-speaking community.
English Language Learners (or ELL) covers every level, from beginner to advanced. Expert instructors help you boost your skills in reading, writing, and speaking.
- Language courses
- Citizenship classes
- Tutoring services
- Instructional materials
You can earn credit towards your degree, or just improve your everyday communications. And it’s all at no cost to you!
A Full-Service ELL Center – and It’s All Free
Indian Hills is one of the only community colleges in Iowa with an English Language Learning Center right on campus. In addition to ELL classes for all levels, you can come to us for citizenship classes, tutoring services, a computer lab, and printers. And it’s true – it's all FREE. Look for us inside the Academic Success Center.
ELL Classes in Ottumwa
Classes are held in the ELL Center within the Academic Success Center.
- Beginning Level: 9 a.m. to noon, Monday-Thursday
- Advanced Level: 9 a.m. to noon, Monday-Thursday
- Evening Classes: 5-7 p.m., Monday-Tuesday
- Online English Class: 1:30-3:30 p.m., Tuesday-Wednesday
- U.S. Citizenship Class: 5-6 p.m., Wednesday
For beginner-level students:
- 12:45-2:45 p.m., Sundays
- 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesdays
- Noon-5 p.m.
Your Future Starts Here
Questions or concerns? Ask Edith!
Edith Cabrera-Tello, ELL Cordinatorc
Indian Hills Community College