English Language Services

The English Language Services (ELS) program at BPCC includes all English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses and activities. Our classes and community are designed to encourage collaboration while pursuing individual goals. Students enjoy support from instructors, staff, and classmates as they develop proficiencies in English language reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Online and in-person classes prepare students for success with communications in their careers, their classrooms, and beyond by providing ongoing instruction and coaching in a range of technological, educational, and cultural areas.

Students attend class six hours per week for approximately eight weeks per session.

Classes are offered morning, evening and online.

Class sessions
August-October January-March
October-December March-May
Abbreviated session offered during the month of June.


For your convenience, classes are offered at the following locations:

Bossier Parish Community College
6220 E Texas St, Building D Room 145
Bossier City, LA 71111

Catholic Charities of North Louisiana
902 Olive St
Shreveport, LA 71101


Students may register in person or online. Registration takes place at Bossier Parish Community College, Building D, Room 227 each Friday at 9:00 a.m. (except on Fridays on holiday weekends).

Online registration is available by completing the application in the “Apply Now” link and completing the TABE assessment from your home computer.

For more information, please call 318-678-6326 or email ctp@bpcc.edu