Spring ESOL classes start Monday, April 12th, 2021.
Due to COVID-19, registration is done online thru ZOOM.
We can help you connect to social services such as childcare referrals, housing assistance, connect to employment opportunities, navigate college and training programs, and much more. We offer free one-on-one virtual social services sessions. Click here to contact a case manager.
As one of BPL’s largest programs, we’ve helped thousands of people improve their English language skills in an interactive, educational, welcoming environment.
In our ESOL classes, you can:
- Take a beginner, intermediate (tech-related) ,or advanced (Business English) class
- Practice listening, speaking, reading, and writing English for everyday needs, workplace, and job opportunities
- Become more computer knowledgeable
- Learn from passionate and professional teachers and guest speakers
Things to know:
- Students MUST register to join a class
- 3 registrations per year (Fall, Winter, Spring)
- Choose your Zoom site ---we have daytime, evening, and weekend classes
- Beginner classes meet 2x a week
- Intermediate classes (Tech-related) meets 3x a week
- Advanced classes (Business English) meet 1x a week
- Our classes are part-time--3 hours each session for 10 weeks
Interested? Here’s what you need to do
Classes fill up quickly! Fill out the enrollment form and submit, a staff member will contact you to schedule an assessment.
Organizations that partner with us
Upwardly Global, The Hope Program, CLIP (CUNY-Language Immersion Program), CUNY Hostos Community College, CUNY College of Technology, CUNY Medgar Evers College, NY Immigration Coalition, League of Kitchens, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, CAMBA/Cooper Union, Kress Vision, SUNY BEOC, NY Alliance for Careers in Health Care, Robin Hood Foundation, NYC WorkForce, NYU Literacy Review.
This program is made possible through Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title II federal funds that support programs in Adult Literacy and English as a Second Language awarded through a competitive grant process administered by the ACCES Office of the New York State Education Department.