Business English

Learn English for Business and the Workplace

Brooklyn Public Library offers free advanced business English conversation classes that will prepare you for success in the workplace and in business. If you are an immigrant professional with a university degree, a business owner or just exploring new career options, these classes are for you.

  • Practice Speaking about work and business with others
  • Learn important business vocabulary
  • Meet and connect with other professionals
  • Explore library and community resources
  • Improve your understanding of American business and workplace culture

Registration is required on the first day of class.  Applicants will be screened for intermediate or advanced English proficiency.  Visit one of the participating branches for more information.

Business English  Flier
Business English Flier

This project is supported by funds from the New York State Library Adult Literacy Library Services grant program.

Locations and schedules

Wednesdays 5 PM
10 Grand Army Plaza
Info Commons (1st Fl) Rm7
Classes meets Wednesdays-on-going class
Thursday 5:30 PM
10 Grand Army Plaza
Business English Writing (Rm 216)
Classes starts Thursday Sept 10th
Thursdays 5:30PM
Thursdays 6 PM
2115 Ocean Ave. (nr. Kings Highway)
Classes begin Thursday Sept 10th  
Tuesdays 6 PM
5108 4th Ave. at 51st St.
Classes begin Tuesdays September 8th 
25 Fourth Ave. at Pacific St.
Brooklyn, NY 11217

This class is for advanced ESOL learners who need to continue refining English skills including grammar explanations, vocabulary building, writing, etc 

Class Meets 3 days a week
Tues  (4pm-6pm)
Weds (6pm-8pm)
Thurs (4pm-6pm)

Registration not required