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Free English Classes


Free English Classes


To join an English class, all new students must first come to an information session. For more details, see the information session dates and the flyer (PDF) below. 

We offer two types of classes:

  • ESOL - Listening and Speaking
    ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes are for people who want to learn and improve their English. These classes focus on speaking and listening skills. Some reading and writing practice is included.
  • ABE - Reading and Writing
    ABE (Adult Basic Education) classes are for people who speak English, but need help with their English reading and writing skills.

Spring 2015 Information Sessions

Bronx Library Center
310 E. Kingsbridge Road (at Briggs Ave)
Bronx, NY 10458
(718) 579.4222
Tuesday, April 21, 2015: 12pm or 6pm SHARP!

Stapleton Library  
132 Canal Street
Staten Island, NY 10304
Friday, April 17, 2015: 10:30am SHARP!  


Chatham Square Library - Classes at Chatham Square ONLY!
33 East Broadway
New York, NY 10002
Thursday, April 16, 2015: 5:00pm SHARP!
Registration for the Chatham Square beginner-level evening class at Chatham Square only. 
First-come, first served. Space is limited to 60 participants.

Tompkins Square Library
331 East 10th Street (near Avenue B)
New York, NY 10009
(212) 673.4528
Tuesday, April 21, 2015: 12:30pm or 6pm SHARP!


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