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English language classes for age 21+ from NYC DOE

NYCDOE English as a Second Language Classes by NYC Department of Education (DOE)

Services Provided Improving English skills

Eligibility Adults, Everyone, Immigrants

Schedule No fixed amount of time, Daytime

Last Updated Last updated on Nov 15, 2022

This free program helps New Yorkers learn English.

New Yorkers ages 21 and older can take free English classes offered throughout the 5 boroughs. Classes can help you build you English speaking and reading skills. You do not need a social security number or documentation to take these classes.

Who it's for Who it's for

To be eligible, you must:

  • Live in New York City
  • Be 21 years or older
  • Not have a U.S. high school diploma or equivalency (HSE)

Duration and Length Duration and Length

The schedule depends on the student’s needs.

Next Steps

Enroll on the online enrollment form.

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