Colorado's English School (ELA)

Improve your English and gain confidence to achieve more

Bring your English to the next level! Register for English classes at Emily Griffith Technical College at 1860 Lincoln St. Denver, CO 80203.  We offer intensive classes in the mornings, afternoons and evenings in many levels from beginning to advanced.  We welcome students from all around the world.

Registration Hours

  • 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
  • 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Thursday & Friday

Call 720-423-4750 or email LearnEnglish@Emily for more info.  Or click here to view our prices and schedule of English language classes.

We have a diverse student population and offer several programs and classes to meet their educational goals, including: 

Scholarships Available!

Apply for a scholarship to help pay for English classes or to complete career and technical education.


English Language Acquisition (ELA) classes have been a part of Emily Griffith since the school opened in 1916.  We are centrally located in downtown Denver with easy access to bus and lightrail from Aurora and other surrounding areas.

Each year, more than 2,500 students from  more than 90 countries study English at the Language Learning Center at Emily Griffith.  We're Colorado's premiere English school, providing the highest quality English language instruction.  

Improve your English today!

The mission of the Language Learning Center is to provide learner-centered programs that empower and encourage students to meet their individual language goals.

Teaching Others to Talk the Talk

Meet Kevin Satterfield, an instructor in the English Language Acquisition (ELA) classes at Emily Griffith Technical College. Our school has successfully served the needs of thousands of immigrant students in Colorado since 1916, all due to dedicated people like Kevin.

Upcoming Related Events

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Zombie Walk
Time: 5:00pm
Monday, November 14, 2016 to Sunday, November 20, 2016
National Apprenticeship Week
Time: 1:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Bringing History to Life
Time: 11:00am

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From our students...

 I saw the lower tuition, the small class sizes and the hands on training.  It keeps my interest and working as a team helps my communication skills too.

Michael Young
Culinary Arts Student

From our teachers...

There are students at different levels in every class and they can help and work with each other.  I’m here to keep students moving in the right direction.

Lina Fedynyshyn
Accounting Technician Instructor