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English Classes for Speakers of Other Languages - Conversation Program: Intermediate Level

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Talk with library volunteers about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. For adults 16 years old or older.

Testing after registration. Space is limited. First come, first served. Adults only, 16 years old or older. Please do not bring children to registration.

SPRING 2014:

67th Library
328 East 67th Street (near First Ave)
New York, NY 10065
212.734.1717

No registration required.

This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and improve their conversational skills.

Groups meet Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

Columbus Library
742 10th Avenue (between 50th & 51st Sts.)
New York, NY 10019-7019
212.586.5098

This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and improve their conversational skills.

Registration and testing: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.
(continuing/referral students at 6 p.m.)
Groups meet Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.

April 9, 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21, 28.

 

Mosholu Library
285 East 205th Street [near Perry Ave.]
Bronx, NY 10467
718.882.8239

This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and improve their conversational skills.

Registration and testing:  Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. 
Groups meet Tuesdays 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Session 1: April 29; May 6, 13, 20, 27. 

 

Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)
188 Madison Avenue (at 34th Street)
New York, NY 10016
212.592.7000

Led by the Volunteers from NYPL, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate-level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English to improve their conversational skills.

Registration and testing: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. 
(continuing/referral students at 5:00 p.m.)
Groups meet Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.

May 6, 13, 20, 27; June 3, 10, 17, 24.

 

Webster Library
1465 York Avenue [near 78th Street.]
New York, NY 10021
212.288.5049

This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and improve their conversational skills.

Registration and testing: Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.
Groups meet Saturdays 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
May 3, 10, 17, 31; June 7, 14, 21, 28.

 

Other English Language Programs

  • The Literacy Assistance Center
    Professional development and technical assistance provider for teachers and programs that offer ESOL, Basic Education in Native Language (BENL), High School Equivalency (HSE), and Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes.
  • Queens Library
    718.480.4300
  • Brooklyn Public Library
    Adult Literacy Administrative Office: 718.832.3560
  • The New York City Department of Education
    Office of Adult and Continuing Education: 718.622.3000
    Can make referrals to regional offices for GED, ESOL, Literacy, and Job Training.
  • Riverside Language Program
    212.662.3200
    Offers ESOL instruction and is associated with The New York Public Library's ESOL program.
  • CUNY Adult Literacy
    For general information, call 212.794.5302. Free ESOL, BE, and GED classes are offered at CUNY's 14 campuses mornings, evenings, and weekends. Registration is ongoing throughout the year.

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